Dr. Richard Todd Stravitz and his family’s Barbara Brunckhorst Foundation gave an unprecedented $104 million donation to Virginia Commonwealth University to support liver research, VCU President Michael Rao announced Tuesday
Donation will boost diversity, increase pathways for underserved K-12 students
Aerospace and defense contractor Boeing made a record $50 million, multiyear commitment to foster diversity at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus under development in Alexandria, Virginia Tech announced Tuesday. The
Seven projects funded statewide provide experiential learning
The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative has allocated $1 million toward experiential cybersecurity projects for students at universities across the state, the organization announced Thursday. The seven projects involve student researchers from
In early studies, one vaccine proves effective against pig virus
Athletic rivals Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia are working together on two new coronavirus vaccines, and their research has shown early promise in protecting people from existing and
Andre Marshall to join the Fairfax university in July
George Mason University announced Friday it has hired Andre Marshall as its vice president for research, innovation and economic development and president of the university’s research foundation, effective July 1.
Tom Dingus to return to faculty after 25 years in position
Tom Dingus, the director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) for the past 25 years, will step down from his position and return to the faculty, the university announced
Grant funding comes from ODU-led division of Commonwealth Cyber Initiative
Five Old Dominion University professors have been awarded nearly $1 million in Coastal Virginia Center for Cyber Innovation (COVA CCI) funding for several cybersecurity research projects, the university announced Monday.
U.Va. Health is testing antibody treatment from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
The University of Virginia Health System is testing an antibody cocktail that so far has blocked 100% of symptomatic COVID-19 cases among people who were exposed to the coronavirus, U.Va.
Virginia Tech, George Mason, VCU join $111M national public-private partnership
Virginia Tech announced Thursday it has been named a managing member of the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII), an $111 million public-private partnership led by the University of Texas at
Gift from C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Foundation to benefit research, patient care, scholarships
The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Foundation has donated $24 million to Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health, the university announced Friday. The gift was made in honor of the