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Article ItemChildren befriend robots in playful after-school research program , article
A team of Virginia Tech researchers is studying the ways that children process technical information while learning the fundamentals of robotics.
Article ItemVirginia Tech’s Center for Future Work Places and Processes launches , article
Virginia Tech has been an engaged, innovative leader in the conversation. Amid the pandemic the university launched its Future of Work project in effort to determine how best to incorporate new workplace expectations while continuing to support academic and research missions and commitment to in-person instruction and learning experiences. Additionally, various classes helped students explore the implications of advancing technology on life and work.
Article ItemA passion for fashion with a multimedia twist , article
Three Virginia Tech students — a fashion merchandising and design major, neuroscience major, and mechanical engineering major — share an uncommon thread; the three have organized a revolutionary fashion show that's now in its second year.
Article ItemResearchers explore human-centered solutions to environmental grand challenges , article
Finding a solution to grand environmental social challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution requires addressing a host of transdisciplinary research and a human-centered approach. Convergence researchers aim to address such large-scale societal problems by working with a broad range of both scientists and stakeholders.
Article ItemA personal perspective on policymaking during the COVID-19 pandemic , article
The Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Marr recounted her personal experiences interacting with governmental and health policymakers during the COVID-19 pandemic as the guest speaker for this year’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Policy (STEP) program, last month. Marr shared her insights — from the earliest days of posting her scientific knowledge online to helping urge an ultimate shift in global policy — with about 100 people who gathered in person and online.
Article ItemResearchers study the crowdsourced investigation of Jan. 6, 2021 , article
How has online sleuthing successfully replaced wanted posters? Researchers within the Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science answered this question by studying the crowdsourced online investigation that followed the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Article ItemA heart for the homeless , article
Alumni Kevin and Laura Cieslukowski are using their nonprofit organization that helps the homeless in San Diego to creatively break down barriers for a portion of the population stigmatized by their life situations.