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    Potomac Yard metro station opens outside Innovation Campus , video

    On May 19, Virginia Tech celebrated the opening of the Potomac Yard-VT Metro Station, alongside Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the City of Alexandria, and residents of the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia communities. The Potomac Yard-VT station – located on the blue and yellow lines between the National Airport and Braddock Road stations – will connect faculty, staff, and students from the Innovation Campus with industry, government, and Virginia Tech locations in the region.

    Date: May 22, 2023
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    Robotics program puts real-world STEM in the hands of Alexandria middle schoolers , video

    Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus partnered with College of Engineering undergraduate and graduate students and faculty to provide a Red Rover Robotics Program to middle schoolers in Alexandria City Public Schools.

    Date: Mar 14, 2023
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    Virginia Tech celebrates Innovation Campus construction milestone with topping out ceremony , video

    Innovation Campus hosted a topping out ceremony on Feb. 7, giving thanks to staff, workers, and collaborators. The Innovation Campus is set to officially open in Fall 2024.

    Date: Feb 07, 2023
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    Virginia Tech hosts its first STEM and College Fair in Alexandria, Virginia , video

    On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Virginia Tech hosted its first Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and College Fair in collaboration with Alfred Street Baptist Church at George Washington Middle Schools in Alexandria, Virginia. Over 200 K-12 students and parents were introduced to Virginia Tech as a destination to pursue their postsecondary goals. The event featured a college information session for parents, hands-on STEM sessions for K-12 students, a college and career fair, and a K-16 student panel with K-12 students highlighting their Center for the Enhancement in Engineering and Diversity (CEED) pre-college program experiences and Virginia Teach undergraduate students sharing their college experiences, lessons learned, and tips for success as current students pursuing STEM degrees. The collaborative efforts among Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, the College of Engineering, the Center for the Enhancement in Engineering and Diversity (CEED), the College Access Collaboratives, the College of Science, and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences made this event a reality with the huge support of 31 Virginia Tech undergraduate students from the Galileo/Hypatia, Ujima and Orion Living and Learning, and 15 exhibitors including Alexandria City Transit DASH Electrification Fleet, Inova Partnerships for Healthier Communities, Betabox Mobile Lab from North Carolina, Capital Youth Empowerment Programs, Go Pursue, and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

    Date: Dec 13, 2022
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    City of Alexandria formally commends Virginia Tech on reaching 150 years , video

    The City of Alexandria, represented by Mayor Justin Wilson, Vice Mayor Amy Jackson, and members of the Alexandria City Council, formalized a proclamation to commend Virginia Tech on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. The special event was held at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus headquarters in Potomac Yard.

    Date: Dec 08, 2022
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    Welcome to the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center , video

    Come and explore the unique campus of the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center. The Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC), is an extension center of Virginia Tech's College of Architecture, Arts, and Design, located in Old Town Alexandria.

    Date: Aug 17, 2022
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    Coach Pry visits the Innovation Campus , video

    The Innovation Campus welcomes Coach Pry as he sits and speaks to his vision, goals and ambitions at Virginia Tech.

    Date: May 20, 2022
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    Washington Architectural Foundation recognizes Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center and faculty members , article

    The Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC) and two of the WAAC’s adjunct and affiliated faculty members received awards at an event hosted by the Washington Architectural Foundation to recognize members of the D.C. metro community who demonstrate the transformative power of architecture.

    Date: Feb 17, 2022
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    Virginia Tech wins top national award for excellence in entrepreneurship education , article

    The award recognizes bold and innovative programs making an impact in the field of entrepreneurship education with comprehensive, high-quality educational programs that successfully train future generations of entrepreneurs.

    Date: Jan 18, 2022
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    Search committee for vice president and dean for graduate education announced , article

    The new vice president and dean will replace Karen P. DePauw, who announced her retirement earlier this year after a distinguished 18-year career at Virginia Tech.

    Date: Dec 08, 2020
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    WAAC uses technology to connect architecture students , video

    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 remotely. Some remote students are hundreds of miles away but join their team through applications like Zoom and FaceTime.

    Date: Nov 13, 2020
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    Building Desks for Alexandria Students in Need , video

    When Building Momentum, an innovative Alexandria-based maker space, came to Virginia Tech with an idea to help kids in need, alumni jumped at the opportunity to help. Building Momentum designed the desk prototype, The Carpenters Union donated the plywood and Virginia Tech alumni were the muscle behind the work actually manning the equipment and building the desks. Desks were donated to students at Casa Chirilagua in Alexandria.

    Date: Nov 03, 2020
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    Scholarships drive Innovation Campus' first graduate degree program , video

    This fall, Steven Barnett, of Alexandria, Virginia, joined the inaugural group of graduate students enrolled in Virginia Tech’s Master of Engineering in computer science program, the first degree designed for the new Innovation Campus. He's also a recipient of a tech talent scholarship offered by Virginia Tech.

    Date: Sep 24, 2020
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    College of Architecture and Urban Studies faculty member develops new COVID-19 key design , video

    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 version of the handheld tools he saw being marketed as germ-free ways to open doors and use on touchscreens. His design is open sourced with the hope of providing production opportunities for local machine shops around the world.

    Date: Jun 12, 2020
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    Tech on Tap , video

    Learning happens everywhere. Tech on Tap is an Alexandria-based community speaker series that informs, educates, and raises questions about the impact of new technologies on society, equity, and policy. Topics include the types of issues and problems Virginia Tech's Innovation Campus will explore.

    Date: Oct 22, 2019
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    Location announced for Innovation Campus , video

    On Monday in Alexandria — in front of a room packed with media and community, business, and political leaders — President Tim Sands announced plans to build Virginia Tech’s 1-million-square-foot graduate campus in the city as part of a new mixed-use development in National Landing.

    Date: Jun 10, 2019
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    Undergraduate research and study abroad experiences enlighten student’s career direction , article

    The combination of a study abroad trip and undergraduate research last summer sparked Rose Huenemann's career exploration into the global food industry.

    Date: Jun 04, 2019
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    Class of 2019: Taylor Blackman uses GIS and data expertise to benefit researchers , article

    “Above everything, my work was able to help progress the research of others. I was paid to help people conduct research to improve the world we live in, no matter the scale,” said Blackman.

    Date: May 14, 2019
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    Innovation Campus - We're Ready , video

    The story of how Virginia Tech created the Innovation Campus speaks to the university's role to combine people, research, industry, and ideas to solve global-scale problems while teaching the innovators of tomorrow.

    Date: Dec 11, 2018
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    Virginia Tech, City of Alexandria members react to Innovation Campus and Amazon , video

    Faculty members from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and Alexandria react to Amazon's news of building a headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia, as well as Virginia Tech's brand new Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia. For more info go to:

    Date: Nov 15, 2018

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