IT News @ Virginia Tech
- Sep 21, 2016 Virginia Cyber Range to enhance cybersecurity education across the commonwealth The initiative will provide advanced cybersecurity training exercises for high school and college students, positioning Virginia to become a leading source of critical cybersecurity expertise for the nation.
- Sep 13, 2016 Enhancing national security by making intelligence software smarter The Discovery Analytics Center and a Virginia-based defense company are working together on software that can predict and adapt to an intelligence analyst's needs.
- Sep 08, 2016 New lab to help establish databases to improve nuclear reactor safety, design The lab, to be built in Randolph Hall, will help nuclear engineers develop and test databases to enable engineers to design safer, more-efficient reactors.
- Sep 06, 2016 Addition of students to Microsoft Active Directory facilitates collaboration Division of Information Technology added all Virginia Tech students to the Microsoft Active Directory
- Sep 01, 2016 Virginia Tech reveals $75 million plan to emphasize intelligent infrastructure More than 80 faculty members from multiple colleges and institutes are involved in the initiative, as the university ties new assets into existing programs and research facilities.
IT World News
- Sep 23, 2016 Stronger turbine blades with molybdenum silicides Molybdenum silicides can improve the efficiency of turbine blades in ultrahigh-temperature combustion systems, researchers have discovered.
- Sep 23, 2016 How to power up graphene implants without frying cells In the future, our health may be monitored and maintained by tiny sensors and drug dispensers, deployed within the body and made from graphene -- one of the strongest, lightest materials in the world. Graphene is composed of a single sheet of carbon atoms, linked together like razor-thin chicken wire, and its properties may be tuned in countless ways, making it a versatile material for tiny, next-generation implants.
- Sep 23, 2016 Automated screening for childhood communication disorders For children with speech and language disorders, early-childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. But many such children -- one study estimates 60 percent -- go undiagnosed until kindergarten or even later.
- Sep 23, 2016 To produce biopharmaceuticals on demand, just add water Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and vaccines.
IT Events Calendar
- Sep 29, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016 - Andrews Information Systems Building (AISB), First Floor Classroom Consulting and coaching for all IT employees - drop in hours
- Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 06, 2016 - 2280 Kraft Drive in the CRC DIT Town Hall
- Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 06, 2016 - Andrews Information Systems Building (AISB), First Floor Classroom Consulting and coaching for all IT employees - drop in hours
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Revolutionizing #cybersecurity education for the Commonwealth of Virginia! https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/it_cyberrange.html …
I can never resist a Spiderman meme. https://twitter.com/NextGenLMS/status/741288900812017664 …
Scholar usage is WAY down. The red is last fall, the blue is this fall. pic.twitter.com/r2ZxonKueC
Numbers for the switch from Scholar to Canvas are looking pretty good! Don't forget, Scholar exeunts May 2017! pic.twitter.com/Q0qUYf7RAr
Looking forward to this collaboration with Tidewater, NoVA, and Lord Fairfax CCs, George Mason, Longwood, Norfolk State, Radford U, and JMU. https://twitter.com/VaCyberRange/status/778618720587513856 …