The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is unveiling four redesigned conference rooms that leverage the same technology developed by Virginia Tech for use in its cutting-edge classrooms.
For five years, Cranwell International Center has collaborated with Dining Services to highlight the cultural diversity of Virginia Tech’s campus through International Café Hours. This semester the program will operate differently.
Virginia Tech has canceled all study abroad programs scheduled for the 2020-21 Winter Session, a difficult decision that takes into account a variety of factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs for spring 2021 remain possible, but ongoing conditions will be monitored closely.
Aissatou Samba has been named housekeeping manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. Her leadership was key as the inn implemented new safety procedures in response to COVID-19.
Dooley, who has served as CEO of the Virginia Tech Foundation since 2012 and has helped the university fulfill its land-grant mission by making a difference in communities for nearly 40 years, has announced he plans to retire in the spring.
Virginia Tech was selected based on efforts to build community capacity for integrating engineering in rural middle school science classrooms, following a nationwide selection process. The project is facilitated by Virginia Tech Partnering with Educators and Engineers in Rural Schools, or VT PEERS.
Speaking to participants in a TRIO Programs class to help historically underserved students pursue degrees in STEM fields, Christian Williams says he felt a duty to help tackle the shortage of personal protective equipment.
Researchers from Virginia Tech and the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology demonstrate the high-return investment of applying ecological agricultural practices in developing countries.
When Pamela Teaster envisioned a leadership program in gerontology, the world had not yet been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the certificate program’s launch this fall coincides with a time when policies for the aging population are more critical than ever. That’s why an influential advocate from Washington, D.C., is teaching the inaugural class.
The Reynolds family donated the former Rock Spring Plantation in Patrick County to Virginia Tech in 1970. In the years since, it has become a dynamic community hub, a thriving arts and education destination, and a vital forest research center.
Krisangel Lopez, a first-year Ph.D. student in Jonathan Auguste’s lab at Virginia Tech, received the fellowship to research how migratory birds can transmit diseases and which pathogens they may carry.