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NEWS ARCHIVE
Woolpert Wins $4.7M Air Force Contract
June 20, 2016

Woolpert has welcomed more than a dozen new staff members this month to form its Air Force Enterprise GeoBase Team.

CTB Approves New Highway Improvement Projects
June 17, 2016

The Salem District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) scored big as the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) endorsed $130 million in new spending.

ASCE Seeks Comments On Three Reaffirmed Standards
June 17, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will conduct a public comment period on the three reaffirmed standards…

VirginiaFIRST/FIRST Chesapeake Announces Summer 2016 Open House
June 16, 2016

VirginiaFIRST/FIRST Chesapeake has announced a volunteer open house on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 5:30PM – 7:00PM.

2016 Sensors Expo & Conference Announced
June 16, 2016

The 2016 Sensors Expo will be held on June 21-23, 2016.

Grant Received To Study Effects Of E-Cigarettes
June 15, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University has recently announced that Olivares-Navarrete received a two-year $300,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research at the National Institutes of Health…

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Named Among Best Of R&D In Virginia
June 15, 2016

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is among the Best of Research & Development in Virginia, according to…

Public Comment Period Opens On Updated Professional Standard
June 14, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will conduct a public comment period on the update to ASCE/EWRI Calculation of the Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Fine-Grained Soils.

Roller Compacted Concrete Testing and Hot Weather Paving Webinars Scheduled
June 14, 2016

The American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce two webinars covering two very timely and topics.

Student-led Startup Companies Bring In More Than $1 Million
June 13, 2016

After just one year, student-led startup companies taking part in Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) entrepreneurial support program have generated more than $1 million…

Team Places Second Overall At EcoCAR 3 Competition
June 13, 2016

The Virginia Tech Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT) repeated a second-place performance at the EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC)…

Second Annual PepsiCo/SWE Student Engineering Challenge Launched
June 10, 2016

To encourage creative thinking and innovation among engineering students, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and PepsiCo have announced the launch of the second annual PepsiCo/SWE Student Engineering Challenge.

ASCE Seeks Comments On Standard ASCE/EWRI 42
June 10, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will conduct a public comment period on Standard ASCE/EWRI 42…

ASCC To Hold 15th Annual Conference
June 9, 2016

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, will hold its fifteenth Annual Conference September 15-18, 2016…

National Awards for Outstanding Transportation Projects Announced
June 9, 2016

NASTO, announced the winners at its recent conference in Quebec City.

Laboratory Honored With Safe-in-Sound Innovation Award
June 8, 2016

For the first time an academic research laboratory has been honored with the Safe-in-Sound Innovation Award in Hearing Conversation…

Seven Cities to Make Final Pitch For “Smart City Challenge”
June 7, 2016

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, mayors of the seven finalist cities in the Smart City Challenge will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Washington, DC to make their final pitches…

Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Junior Fellowship Awarded
June 7, 2016

Samuel Wojcicki, a new Virginia Commonwealth University graduate, has been awarded the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellowship…

Design Winners Team Up With Virginia Serious Games Institute
June 6, 2016

Rishub Nagpal and Forest Cinelli met three years ago at the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Math, Science and Technology and have been friends ever since. This summer they will join forces with designers and artists at the Virginia Serious Game Institute…

Top Award at Electrochemical Society Conference Received
June 6, 2016

An Old Dominion University doctoral electrical engineering student received the Best Student Award at the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Fall Meeting in Phoenix.

Federal Project Aims To Advance Clean Energy
June 3, 2016

Virginia Tech and eight other universities will work to advance clean energy through fossil fuels in a new $20 million project supported by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Final Rule for Central Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Test Procedures Issued
June 2, 2016

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice final rule pertaining to test procedures for central air conditioners and heat pumps.

Comment Deadline for SNAP Proposed Rulemaking Extended
June 2, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Federal Register notice extending the deadline for comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) for new refrigerant substitutes and changes.

State DOTs Move Toward Increased Roadway Design Flexibility
June 1, 2016

AATSHTO’s Standing Committee on Highways has adopted a resolution directing the development of more flexible highway and street design guidance.


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