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Article ItemTech talent focus cited for helping lure Amazon to Northern Virginia , article
Amazon’s Holly Sullivan said Virginia’s $1 billion plan to bolster the tech talent pipeline – which includes the Innovation Campus – was key to the company’s decision to pick a combined Arlington-Alexandria bid. Sullivan joined Virginia Tech President Tim Sands at the opening keynote panel of the Urban Land Institute’s fall meeting.
Article ItemComputer science career fair gives students and companies a distinctive edge , article
More than 1,100 students attended the Computer Science Resources Consortium fall career fair to make contact with more than 85 companies.
Article ItemResearch team to study information latency with $7.5 million Department of Defense grant , article
From 295 proposals received for the prestigious grant, the Department of Defense selected 24 final awards, including a Virginia Tech-led team.
Article ItemSGA president Adil Sageer aims to strengthen student and administration connections , article
Sageer, a junior majoring in computational modeling and data analytics in the College of Science, wants to put student and university relations at the forefront.
Article ItemUniversity Libraries to expand digital access and discovery of hidden knowledge , article
Only two Virginia awards were given this year from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Leadership Grants program, and both were awarded to the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.
Article ItemEntrepreneur Sanju Bansal calls Innovation Campus a 'crucial ingredient' for Virginia , article
At the State of the University event, President Tim Sands called Bansal a long-time supporter and partner of Virginia Tech in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area.
Article ItemLockheed Martin on campus Sept. 4 and 5 to recruit students , article
Lockheed Martin will be at the Inn at Virginia Tech on Sept. 4 and 5 to recruit a variety of engineering and business majors, including computer science, aerospace engineering, computer programming, software development, finance, and accounting.
Article ItemDavon Woodard heads to South Africa for first phase of research on social networks in minority communities , article
The Ph.D. student and National Science Foundation research trainee in the multidisciplinary UrbComp program, administered through the Discovery Analytics Center, will compare online and offline social networks to provide urban planners and local leaders with insights and expanded tools to increase the voice and visibility of historically marginalized citizens.
Article ItemSearch committee for Fralin Life Sciences Institute director announced , article
Stefan Duma, executive director of Virginia Tech’s Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, will chair the search committee.
Article ItemDanfeng ‘Daphne’ Yao reappointed CACI Faculty Fellow of Computer Science , article
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 2010, Yao has made significant contributions to the field of cybersecurity.
Article ItemChromosome structure inspires intricate works of art , article
Virginia Tech professors of entomology, computer science, and art are uncovering scientific solutions using an innovative mix of computational modeling and artistic vision.
Article ItemTanushree Mitra among first to receive research grant providing access to Facebook data , article
The assistant professor of computer science and a faculty member at the Discovery Analytics Center is also one of only two women to receive the Social Media and Democracy Research Grant. Mitra and her team will study how misinformation and other problematic content spread on the platform.
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