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- 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
- Israel seeks spoiler role in Iran nuclear deal, says Virginia Tech experton April 12, 2021 at 6:59 pm
"Israel is declaring loud and clear that it wants to play the role of ‘spoiler’ in any newly hatched nuclear deal reached with Iran,” said Virginia Tech's Mehrzad Boroujerdi.
- Students design safe-distancing circles for communityon April 2, 2021 at 1:13 pm
Thanks to Virginia Tech students Kirat Pandher and Joonyoung Kang, Blacksburg residents and visitors have visual cues to help them remember to maintain safe distances in some of the community’s most heavily frequented areas.
- FutureHAUS making return trip to Dubai for Expo2020on April 1, 2021 at 12:25 pm
The award-winning, high-tech, solar-powered house designed and built by students from the College of Architecture and the College Engineering leaves the Port of Norfolk Friday for the world Expo event that takes place this fall.
- Virginia Tech gives details on in-person commencement ceremonies and how to sign upon March 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm
The university will host 15 commencement ceremonies in Lane Stadium to recognize individual graduates with up to four guests per Hokie grad. Ceremonies will be held for each college and registration is required. The last day to register is April 16.
- Graduate Education Week honors outstanding master's and doctoral degree studentson March 31, 2021 at 1:20 pm
The students are chosen by their colleges each year for their excellent leadership, scholarship, research, and service in their fields.
- Policy Destination Area develops new mentorship model for 2021 cohort of +Policy Fellowson March 31, 2021 at 12:54 pm
Since 2018, the Virginia Tech +Policy Fellows have been incorporating policy into collaborative research teams. This year's cohort are still integrating policy into research, but can now expand their knowledge into new content areas under the guidance of a mentor.
- Business and leadership ethics, storytelling politics, and more discussed as part of Ethics Weekon March 26, 2021 at 1:23 pm
During Ethics Week at Virginia Tech, March 29-April 8, faculty members are encouraged to discuss ethical issues related to their course content.
- Elaine Gall, university building official, set to retireon March 25, 2021 at 1:46 pm
A champion for continuous improvement, partnership-building, and elevating opportunities for women in construction, Gall is set to retire on March 31. Established in 2010, the Office of the University Building Official has primary responsibility for the management and enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
- HokieTalks to explore contemporary social justice issueson March 19, 2021 at 2:44 pm
From the perspectives of community advocacy, market research, and environmental design, researchers from three Virginia Tech colleges will discuss topics centered on social justice. Dean Laura Belmonte from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences will moderate the virtual event.
- Five graduate students named Bouchet Honor Society Scholarson March 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Virginia Tech is one of 18 university partners with Bouchet Society chapters. The society’s goal is to create a network of scholars and professionals who “serve as examples of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and advocacy for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy,” according to its webpage.
- Expanding virtual reality with a blend of art, technology, and experimentationon March 11, 2021 at 2:03 pm
Virginia Tech researcher Thomas Tucker’s project “Virtual Sensory Convergence” connects the virtual and physical worlds in unprecedented ways, transforming an isolating virtual experience into a world where participants interact with their surroundings.
- Team tackles the untold stories of the Civil War through augmented realityon March 11, 2021 at 1:59 pm
Virginia Tech faculty members from four colleges and units are part of a research team that received funding to bring the stories of the Civil War to life through innovative technology.
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