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Recent Macro-trends in Higher Education Finance
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
Several fiscal trends illustrate the environment in which public higher education institutions operate to educate students. While many factors affect the total fiscal environment, the trends that most directly affect ...
Comparative mangrove metagenome reveals global prevalence of heavy metals and antibiotic resistome across different ecosystems
(Springer Nature, 2018-07-25)
The mangrove ecosystem harbors a complex microbial community that plays crucial role in biogeochemical cycles. In this study, we analyzed mangrove sediments from India using de novo whole metagenome next generation sequencing ...
Global Land Grant White Paper
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09)
“Envisioning Virginia Tech – Beyond Boundaries” sets out to advance the university as a global land-grant and address the shifting landscape of higher education (Sands, 2015). This white paper sets out to explore the ...
Idea Bank: Results and Analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-28)
Launched in September 2015, the Beyond Boundaries idea bank was created by the Office of the Senior Fellow for Resource Development to engage the Virginia Tech community with the Beyond Boundaries Initiative. The purpose ...
Envisioning Virginia Tech Beyond Boundaries: A 2047 Vision
(Virginia Tech, 2016-11)
A framework prepared by Beyond Boundaries participants
A Case Study of an Interdisciplinary Design Course for Pervasive Computing
This paper provides a case study of an interdisciplinary design project course for pervasive computing products. As a team of faculty from computer engineering, industrial design, and marketing, we have run several ...
Envisioning the Campus of the Future
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-05)
The Beyond Boundaries visioning initiative identified the “campus of the future” as one of four thematic areas of inquiry central to Virginia Tech responding to a changing landscape and advancing as a global land-grant ...
Advancing as a Global Land Grant University
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-06)
A land-grant university concentrates on the creation and dissemination of knowledge that enables people. At the Morrill Act’s inception, and remaining relevant today, land-grant universities are structured around “placing ...
Discovering New Funding Models
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-12)
During the course of its meetings, the Funding Models Committee prepared a funding vision statement, identified core values essential to Virginia Tech’s identity, and developed Preparestrategies for the future. The funding ...
Remodeling Lipid Metabolism and Improving Insulin Responsiveness in Human Primary Myotubes
Objective: Disturbances in lipid metabolism are strongly associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2D). We hypothesized that activation of cAMP/PKA and calcium signaling pathways in cultured human myotubes ...