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    Women in Industry series highlights trailblazing Hokies , article

    From Liz Hart, deputy White House social secretary, to Julia M. Ross, Virginia Tech’s first female dean for the College of Engineering, to pioneers in Hollywood working to promote underrepresented women in film such as Michelle Krusiec, Virginia Tech women are making history.

    Date: Jul 25, 2022
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    Innovation Campus and Boeing host STEM Career Tour , video

    Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus partnered with Boeing and Alexandria City Public Schools for a STEM Career Tour. Students engaged with Boeing researchers in a hands-on engineering activity at the Arlington Boeing HQ.

    Date: Jul 22, 2022
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    Middle schoolers imagine a future in engineering , video

    Virginia Tech's Imagination Camp is hosted by the College of Engineering and Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity for rising 7th and 8th graders to learn more about pursuing a career in engineering. Campers participate in hands-on learning activities that introduce them to various real-world engineering challenges.

    Date: Jul 21, 2022
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    Virginia high schoolers BLAST into STEM education , video

    Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) is a three day camp that helps rising 9th and 10th graders find their place in various STEM fields. Each day of BLAST is packed with STEM-related activities and demonstrations led by faculty of the university. Students come away from BLAST with a greater sense of curiosity, deeper insight about the variety of careers that exist in STEM fields, and enhanced readiness for advanced programs in science, technology, engineering, and math. The BLAST program is a partnership between the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Old Dominion University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Date: Jul 15, 2022
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    TechGirls from around the world converge on Blacksburg , video

    Teenage girls from around the world converged on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus for this year's TechGirls technology camp. TechGirls is an international summer exchange program designed to empower and inspire young women from around the world to pursue careers in science and technology, offered in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and Legacy International.

    Date: Jul 13, 2022
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    Q&A: Exploring engineering education research with David Knight , article

    When you think of making a life-changing decision, like where to pursue your doctoral program, what factors would affect your decision? Location? Faculty? Or is it which program provides the most funding?

    Date: May 04, 2022
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    American Talent Initiative studies Virginia Tech efforts to advance inclusive educational practices , article

    Case study highlights Virginia Tech's commitment to enhance and advance inclusive educational practices in the STEM fields.

    Date: May 28, 2021
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    Opening the door to geospatial technology , article

    Santosh Rijal helps students develop the skills and expertise they need as geospatial technology becomes more prevalent in a wide variety of fields and applications.

    Date: Nov 13, 2020
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    Virginia Tech welcomes TechGirls for 12-day camp , video

    TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to inspire and empower high school girls from the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia in STEM. The 60+ girls visited Virginia Tech to learn from faculty experts in coding, programming, and cybersecurity. They also visited local businesses for a job shadowing day. Their visit was facilitated by the Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at Virginia Tech. TechGirls is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Legacy International.

    Date: Jul 30, 2019
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    Hispanic College Institute empowering students in 2019 , video

    Over 130 rising juniors and seniors came to the campus of Virginia Tech, to take part in college preparatory activities and attend STEM related workshops. The yearly program is presented by the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN). Its purpose is to empower and mentor students over the hurdles of seeking higher education.

    Date: Jul 25, 2019
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    Virginia Tech hosts pre-college program for JROTC students , video

    JROTC STEM Leadership Academy is a weeklong residential camp for high school students who have previously participated in the Army 4th Brigade JROTC program in their high school. The main purpose and goal of this program is to introduce students to the various fields of science, technology, and engineering and experience a modified military environment so that they can become involved in STEM, ROTC and the Corps of Cadets as collegiate undergrads whether at Virginia Tech or otherwise, leading to careers in STEM. Participants take part in hands on activities, lab tours and complete a design project, culminating in a showcase on the last day.

    Date: Jul 02, 2018