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Sports Media and Analytics Major is a Popular Major

Bill Roth, professor of practice for sports media and analytics, talks about this popular new major in the Virginia Tech School of Communication.

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Virginia Tech breaks ground on first building of Global Business and Analytics Complex

Virginia Tech leaders celebrate breaking ground on the first building of the Global Business and Analytics Complex.

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Sanghani Center researchers win two major awards in COVID-19 forecasting challenges

DeepOutbreak, a team of researchers from Virginia Tech's Sanghani Center, Georgia Tech, and the University of Iowa, took first place in the COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge and second place in…

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$10M gift will help fuel discoveries at Innovation Campus

Virginia Tech’s growing impact in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area will receive a significant boost thanks to a multimillion-dollar gift from Octo founder and CEO Mehul Sanghani…

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Improved Studio Gives Students Real World Broadcast Experience On Campus

Improvements made to the broadcast studio and set in the Moss Arts Center gives Multimedia Journalism and Sports Media & Analytics majors a chance to gain newsroom experience in the classroom.

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Sports Media And Analytics becomes a major

Students in the new Sports Media and Analytics major discuss how the program’s evolution from concentration to dedicated major has enhanced their Virginia Tech experience. The program is led by…

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Analyzing census data to draw impartial voting districts

Grado Department of Industrial Systems Engineering Assistant Professor Robert Hildebrand is a member of a team that analyzes census data to ensure that voting districts in Virginia are fairly drawn,…

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Alumnus finds dream job combining analytics and basketball

Alumnus Faizan Hasnany is well positioned in his role with the Chicago Bulls to combine his love of basketball with the expertise he developed while earning his bachelor’s in business…

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Pamplin Business College Data Analytics Hackathon

Students were tasked to come up with the next big Superhero movie in a short Hackathon. The goal is to teach students to tackle real world scenarios using their skill sets in data analytics.

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Bill Roth's sports media class aims to predict Final Four

March Madness can seem unpredictable but when it comes filling out an NCAA bracket, Bill Roth, professor of practice and former Voice of the Hokies, challenges his sports media students to…

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On the Record: Behind the Algorithm - Using Data to Solve Urban Challenges

Computer science expert Naren Ramakrishnan, the Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering and the director of the Discovery Analytics Center, talks about how government leaders and urban planners…

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Computational Modeling and Data Analytics Capstone students tackle industry projects

Virginia Tech Computational Modeling and Data Analytics Capstone students tackle an intensive, semester long project for industry partners. Virginia Tech and industry partners mentor students along…

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Bill Roth’s sports media course inspires future broadcasters

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame broadcaster Bill Roth uses his decades of reporting experience as a professor of practice in the Department of Communication’s new concentration, sports media and…

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