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    Aerial Circus offers unique workout option for participants , video

    The free workshop was held in The Cube at Moss Arts Center, and was made possible in part by a grant from the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.

    Date: Feb 09, 2024
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    ‘Shakespeare’s Garden’ comes to Northern Virginia , video

    “Shakespeare’s Garden: An Immersive Sound Stroll Through His Sonnets, Soliloquies, and Scenes,” is now open at the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery in Alexandria. The exhibit is presented by Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) and the City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts. The installation enables visitors to explore an immersive sound and visual experience as they follow a meandering path through the space and listen to Shakespearean texts performed by Virginia Tech students. The Target Gallery is typically open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with occasional 5 p.m. and holiday closures. The exhibition runs through May 26th.

    Date: Feb 08, 2024
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    Research institutes enhance impact , article

    The research institutes’ work and opportunities for engagement will be on display prior to and following the State of the University Address on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Cube at the Moss Arts Center and may have additional information available in the lobby.

    Date: Feb 02, 2024
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    Exhibitors wanted: Hokie for a Day field trips

    Exhibitors are invited to share brief, engaging tabletop experiences for fifth grade learners at Wednesday Hokie for a Day field trips. Student clubs, grant-funded projects, outreach classes, labs, and researchers are invited to present.

    Date: Jan 23, 2024
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    Beauty meets function: Students revive ancient cooling technology for modern application , article

    Graduate and undergraduate students in industrial design and architecture 3D printed intricately designed protypes of evaporative cooling partitions, an ancient technology made relevant again as society seeks energy-efficient approaches to combat heat.

    Date: Jan 18, 2024
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    Grants aim to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration , article

    With funding up to $25,000, the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology is accepting proposals for research projects in science, engineering, arts, or design until Feb. 4.

    Date: Jan 11, 2024
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    Looking to the past for sustainable ways to beat the heat , video

    Faculty and student researchers in the College of Architecture, Arts, and Design are using 3D-printed ceramics technology paired with computational designs to explore the relevance of ancient cooling technology in service of offsetting the energy and carbon footprint of conventional mechanical cooling.

    Date: Jan 09, 2024
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    Researchers use music to grow student interest in technical fields , article

    Virginia Tech researchers are leveraging sound, music, and creative technologies to get secondary school students and recent high school interested in wave physics.

    Date: Dec 21, 2023
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    Virtual reality transports designers into the past for sustainable solutions to heat , article

    Interior Design Professor Eiman Eglewely and an interdisciplinary team of students have created a 3D virtual reality replication of the house of Sheikh Isa, a Middle Eastern structure built in the 1800s. This project has shown students sustainable approaches to cooling and opened their eyes to another part of the world without leaving Blacksburg.

    Date: Dec 14, 2023
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    'Curious Conversations' podcast: Koeun Choi talks about screen time, young children, and AI as a reading aide , article

    Choi talked about the impact of media on young children, shared insights from her research on screen time, and introduced a project that explores the use of artificial intelligence to help children learn to read.

    Date: Dec 11, 2023
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    The state of the arts , article

    It’s hard to imagine Virginia Tech without the Moss Arts Center, which for 10 years has created opportunities for students and the greater community to see world-class artists and performers and has served as a catalyst to create connections between research, technology, and creativity.

    Date: Dec 09, 2023
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    Workshop focuses on science storytelling , video

    Visiting artist Amelia Winger-Bearskin, associate professor of AI and the arts at the University of Florida, lead an ideation and prototyping workshop with students in the Creativity and Innovation District.

    Date: Nov 21, 2023
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    Using virtual reality to bring the architecture of Bahrain to Blacksburg , video

    Interior Design professor Eiman Eglewely and an interdisciplinary team of students have created a 3D virtual reality replication of the house of Sheikh Isa, a Middle Eastern structure built in the 1800s. This project has shown students sustainable approaches to cooling and opened their eyes to another part of the world without leaving Blacksburg. Funding was provided by a faculty-initiated grant through the College of Architecture, Art, and Design in 2022 and a major SEED grant through the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology in 2023.

    Date: Nov 20, 2023
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    Virginia Tech Science Festival to return on Nov. 11 , article

    The event on the Blacksburg campus will showcase more than 50 exhibitors with science experiments ranging from biology and physics to mathematics and robotics.

    Date: Nov 07, 2023
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    University's research portfolio surges forward , article

    Based on fiscal year 2023 data estimates, federal, state, local, and private research awards grew a combined 17 percent, while research expenditures rose to more than $650 million — a 13 percent increase over last year's totals.

    Date: Nov 06, 2023
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    Human-Centered Future of Work Symposium set for Nov. 3 , article

    Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology is bringing together a wide breadth of expertise for the event to discuss the role of technology in future of work.

    Date: Oct 31, 2023
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    Virginia Tech Science Festival to be held Nov. 11

    The Virginia Tech Science Festival celebrates science as a way of thinking. Please join us on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Moss Arts Center and the Newman Library, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Date: Oct 27, 2023
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    Accomplishments, scholarship, and impact honored at research celebration , article

    More than 70 Virginia Tech faculty members were recognized during the annual event on Oct. 10.

    Date: Oct 16, 2023
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    Jake Grohs named interim director of Center for Educational Networks and Impacts , article

    In the position, Grohs will bring his experience facilitating collaboration between Virginia Tech researchers, schools, and industries in Southwest Virginia communities to help the center, part of the Institute of Creativity, Arts, and Technology, evolve to its next level.

    Date: Sep 25, 2023
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    Sound Horizons exhibit creates immersive audio experience in Alexandria , video

    Sound Horizons is the first exhibit in Alexandria as part of the new partnership between the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) and the City of Alexandria. The exhibitions will be held at the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery in Alexandria from now through September 2024. Gallery visitors will experience the exhibition through ICAT’s Tesseract, a high-density loudspeaker array that physically immerses listeners in sound. Target Gallery is typically open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with occasional 5 p.m. and holiday closures.

    Date: Sep 21, 2023

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