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Student team builds a new garden tool for a veteran

Army veteran Tammy Landeen wanted to be able to work more easily in her garden, something that was difficult from her wheelchair. A team of seniors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering…

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Creating a sustainable foundation for products worldwide

Students and faculty at the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design are studying how pallets behave while carrying different types of packages. The research will help manufacturers design new…

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CAUS Students Learn To Draw Inspiration From Classical Musicians

Students in Mintai Kim's Foundation Studio class ended the summer semester with a collaboration with classical musicians where they were challenged to draw sketches inspired by the music…

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Developing interactive systems for home-based stroke rehabilitation.

The INR Lab at Virginia Tech designs, develops, and evaluates interactive systems for home-based stroke rehabilitation.

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Lab measures package handling during increased shipping amidst Covid-19

Researchers in Virginia Tech's packaging center investigate how an increase in e-commerce during Covid-19 is impacting how packages are handled. They measure the impact packages endure to…

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WAAC uses technology to connect architecture students

In Ryan Pieper's Design Build course, based out of the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, students are able to work with hands-on building projects while their classmates assist them…

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Rethinking the approach to teaching during a pandemic

Christopher Pritchett, foundation chair at the school of architecture + design, has found it refreshing to be pushed out of his comfort zone, as the pandemic has forced him to rethink how he teaches.

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College of Architecture and Urban Studies faculty member develops new COVID-19 key design

Ryan Pieper, associate professor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, found the key to his contribution in the times of COVID-19 in designing a more efficient and widely -accessible…

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Sydney Miller - College of Architecture and Urban Studies Outstanding Senior

Sydney Miller, Outstanding Senior in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies for the Class of 2020, talks about her time at Virginia Tech.

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Moving the world through packaging

The Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design hosted an open house to help Blacksburg area businesses and friends of the college discover the dynamic opportunities afforded by the program's…

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Architecture students design, build New River Train Observatory

Virginia Tech students in the School of Architecture + Design collaborated with the City of Radford's tourism department to highlight the region's train history. The cross-disciplinary team…

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Digital Days

Meet Kelsey Hammer, the Digital Literacy and Multimedia Production Librarian at the University Libraries. Kelsey spends her time supporting and promoting digital literacy as well as creating all…

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Media and Melodies

University Libraries' Media Design Studio manager, Alice Rogers, spends her days connecting students and faculty with technology they need to create all kinds of media content. From software…

From  Elizabeth McVoy 1 likes 443 plays

7th annual ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day celebrates science, engineering, arts, and design

ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day was held on May 6. The event featured projects funded by ICAT, projects from transdisciplinary courses, projects with ICAT-affiliated faculty, and community projects…

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Stories Not Symptoms

The University Libraries’ exhibit Stories Not Symptoms: An Exhibition of Graphic Medicine, located on the fourth floor of Newman Library, highlights the combination of the bright and whimsical…

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TLOS Sandbox Story: Think-A-Sketch

Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies worked with Akshay Sharma, chair of the industrial design program in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, to test a new artificial…

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