RECENT IN CAUS NEWS
- FutureHaus takes first place at Solar Decathlon Middle Eastby 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 Resultsby 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 Architectsby 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 Hallby 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 Dubaiby 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
- Researchers examine impact of digital information on COVID-19 decisions and behavioron October 21, 2020 at 12:29 pm
The study, funded by a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research grant, will shed light on decision-making under uncertainty and how pandemic-related information plays a role.
- Fighting COVID with designon October 7, 2020 at 4:01 pm
Bobby Vance, alumnus and former faculty member in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, led design of a COVID Shield that’s simple, effective, and gaining national attention.
- The Market of Virginia Tech helps provide healthy food to students in needon September 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Supported by a $1.5 million donation by the alumni couple Hema and Mehul Sanghani, the university recently launched an innovative program to enhance food-access for today’s Hokies.
- Cadets’ service projects deliver major boost to on-campus package distributionon September 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Maintaining strong physical distancing, donning face coverings, and bringing with them an enduring Ut Prosim spirit, cadets helped locate, carry, process, and hand out packages to students at the War Memorial Gym package operation.
- Virtual discussion highlights College of Architecture and Urban Studies' strategic vision, connection to university prioritieson September 21, 2020 at 1:28 pm
During a virtual update and Q&A session on Sept. 9, Dean Richard Blythe spearheaded a discussion that highlighted the college's progress in several key focus areas, as well as priorities for the year ahead in light of COVID-19.
- National Science Foundation funds research on the social implications of COVID-19on September 14, 2020 at 2:04 pm
Three research teams at Virginia Tech were awarded RAPID grants from the the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences directorate of the National Science Foundation to spur the development of social science–oriented research related to COVID-19.
- Virginia Tech research sees continued growthon September 4, 2020 at 3:20 pm
Research expenditures are up and sponsored awards have increased by 15 percent, building upon the prior year’s expenditure total of $542 million, despite the impact of COVID-19 felt nationally by higher education institutes, according to preliminary fiscal year-end reports.
- Northern Virginia campuses reconfigure spaces, class design for a safe semesteron September 3, 2020 at 5:55 pm
At Virginia Tech’s three campuses in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area, leaders have had to adapt to the pandemic with different challenges than the main Blacksburg campus.
- All that and a bag of chips: Virginia Tech employee donates kidney to save co-worker’s lifeon September 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Four years ago, a casual hallway conversation between Virginia Tech "work buddies" Brian Huddleston and Heather Parrish led them to embark on a life-transforming journey: a kidney donation to resolve Huddleston’s genetic kidney disorder.
- Building construction alum’s engagement centers on industry connections, service learningon August 26, 2020 at 5:31 pm
With a history of volunteerism and philanthropy that spans decades, Bob Wells has been a cornerstone of the building construction and Myers-Lawson School of Construction industry advisory boards and service learning trips.
- U.S. Postal Service represents a powerful political and economic institution, says policy experton August 25, 2020 at 3:13 pm
Congressional oversight hearings this week related to operations at the U.S. Postal Service are a classic example of oversight politics, says a Virginia Tech policy expert.
- Proof-of-concept program from LAUNCH and VTIP fuels development of new technologieson August 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Eligible projects involve technologies captured in the VTIP invention disclosure process and identified as candidates for licensing to established companies or to new technology startups.
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