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Hokie Wellness and the Virginia Tech Recovery Community have partnered with students and faculty at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies to design and build a coffee bike. The bicycle will traverse campus, serving pour-over coffee while promoting conversation about substance use disorders.
A closer look at the people, programs, and projects that drive CAUS forward.
“There is a level-playing field to engage in conversation and collaboration with every member of this community,” Breeden said. “I have heavily relied on this as a designer as my peers have challenged the way I approach my projects just as much as my professors do. There is a collective knowledge housed within the school where every member can approach another and come away having learned something new.”
Health equity and access, especially in rural, underserved communities, is a complex problem; and complex problems require innovative solutions. That’s why one transdisciplinary research team is working across traditional academic barriers to increase healthcare access to vulnerable populations.
Space to Build is an online community for women in construction to network, share, and grow with each other. The organization brings its community together through various platforms including an active Instagram page of nearly 1,000 followers.
Strategic succession management, so important in the business world, is also critical within government agencies and other non-profit organizations.
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On April 2, the various components of the house left Norfolk, Virginia, on a cargo ship bound for Dubai, the site of this year’s Expo2020 — an event better known to many as the “World’s Fair.” Event officials postponed the exposition last fall because of the pandemic, but rescheduled it for this October through March 2022.
DesignIntelligence has opened online voting for its annual survey of America’s Top-Ranked Architecture and Design Schools.
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