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FutureHaus takes first place at Solar Decathlon Middle East
by sshover on November 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm
After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team has officially built the world’s best solar home. The lone American team earned a first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East, a competition
House of the future and team await SDME 2018 Results
by sshover on November 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm
The home of the future is at its temporary residence in the desert — and the Virginia Tech students and faculty who built it are awaiting the results. FutureHAUS Dubai, the innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team currently competing against 14 other
Virginia Tech IAWA Work to Save the Work of Women Architects
by sshover on November 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm
The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) at Virginia Tech is issuing an open call to women architects worldwide to submit a seminal design or drawing to the university’s historical collection. The campaign, dubbed “A Seminal Piece,” is the latest in the IAWA’s three-decades-long effort to capture and preserve the contributions of women in architecture who
Professor Emeritus, Donald Sunshine, Exhibits in Cowgill Hall
by sshover on October 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm
“Social Commentary,” an exhibit by professor emeritus of architecture, Donald Sunshine, was on display in Cowgill Hall lobby this past week. Watercolor paintings and his pen and ink sketchbooks combined to showcase innovative perspectives of big events from our country’s past and present that are meaningful to not only Donald, but to many others. “This
FutureHAUS is Ready to Compete in Dubai
by sshover on October 12, 2018 at 12:42 pm
After many late nights, research, hard labor, and coffee runs, the FutureHAUS is complete! The competition called the Solar Decathlon is being held in Dubai from November 14th-29th, 2018. After winning the top collegiate prize for the world’s best solar house in 2010, Virginia Tech is planning to do it again this year. Virginia Tech
RECENT IN VT NEWS
Using data to make communities healthy and equitable
on December 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm
C.L. Bohannon, assistant professor of landscape architecture, director of the Community Engagement Lab, and faculty principal in the Leadership and Social Change Residential College, teaches students that data represent people.
Virginia Tech faculty chosen to deliver commencement keynote speeches
on December 1, 2019 at 11:00 am
John Seiler and Patricia Raun will be the featured speakers at Virginia Tech's 2019 fall University and Graduate School Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 20.
Global Education Scholarships awarded to 27 students
on November 27, 2019 at 1:36 pm
Students from every Virginia Tech college were awarded scholarships to support their plans to study in countries around the world.
Virginia Tech introduces new visual arts minor
on November 27, 2019 at 1:31 pm
Not just for artists – Virginia Tech’s visual arts and society minor makes artistic and creative exploration easily attainable for students of any major. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors are some of its biggest fans.
Community Design Assistance Center helps build communities and connections
on November 21, 2019 at 6:50 pm
Small local communities leverage help from Virginia Tech students and the Community Design Assistance Center to fund revitalization efforts and to draw new residents.
Using data to make art
on November 20, 2019 at 5:08 pm
Sam Blanchard, associate professor and chair of the Studio Art Program, uses data to make art – offering a powerful visual representation of how technology can reshape our views of the world.
Students reap early benefits of Calhoun Discovery Program
on November 20, 2019 at 3:38 pm
Just more than two months after they began, a handful of students shared how the Calhoun Discovery Program is already positively affecting their lives.
Blocksburg Summit sets the stage for thought-provoking discourse
on November 20, 2019 at 1:40 pm
Virginia Tech's inaugural Blocksburg Summit: Blockchain and Beyond set the stage for an intimate gathering of thought-provoking discourse and a chance to fuel curiosity with more than 160 in attendance in Blacksburg.
New scholarships celebrate experiential learning through undergraduate research
on November 15, 2019 at 5:00 am
The Office of Undergraduate Research has announced three students who are recipients of experiential learning scholarships this fall: Stephanie Flear for the Jacklyn W. and William R. Jones Jr. Experiential Learning Scholarship, as well as Amber Abbott and Kyle Rega for the Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research Scholarship.
Virginia Tech hosts more than 80 students and faculty members at fourth HBCU-MSI Research Summit
on November 12, 2019 at 2:52 pm
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.
Virginia Tech architecture and design programs ranked among best in the nation
on November 12, 2019 at 2:29 pm
Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design has once again been recognized as a leader for the strength of its educational programs and the quality of its graduates in the 2019-2020 DesignIntelligence rankings.
Study on food security and access seeks to build awareness, support students in need
on October 31, 2019 at 4:37 pm
According to the study, 29 percent of undergraduates and 35 percent of graduate students at Virginia Tech are classified as having low or very low food security.
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