The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is doing its part to contribute to the diversity of the veterinary profession. Since 2012, the college has seen a more than 50 percent increase in its minority student enrollment.
The third biannual Gender, Bodies and Technology conference May 1-3 at Virginia Tech will host scholars from eight countries in addition to the U.S., including teachers and students at the university.
Virginia Tech has scheduled for April 25 its dedication of the Moss Arts Center, a $100 million facility that is home to the university's Center for the Arts and Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology. The 1 p.m. ceremony is open to the public, and free parking will be available in the garage at the North End Center, on Turner Street.
The Virginia/Washington, D.C., affiliate of the National Center for Women in Information Technology recently held its 3rd annual Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony during the Capital Area Professional Women in Computing Conference.
With one hour to design a vehicle based on last-minute instructions, Virginia Tech chemical engineering students put together the award winning entry that is powered by a chemical reaction.