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- Sep 19 Collaboration with State Farm helps secure FAA waiver for drone operations related to Hurricane Florence The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) waiver combines permissions for two types of operations that are typically tightly restricted: operations over people and flights beyond the operator’s visual line of sight. These provisions are approved over four states impacted by Hurricane Florence.
- Sep 19 VTCSOM student receives American Heart Association scholarship for cardiac research at VTCRI The scholarship is awarded to medical or predoctoral graduate students who are researching cardiovascular disease topics within a basic, clinical, or population sciences framework and is based on the quality of a proposal, the institution’s supporting supervision, and the student’s academic achievement.
- Sep 18 New opportunities for transdisciplinary collaboration are the focus of upcoming event On Sept. 24, the Virginia Tech community will have a chance to reflect on how the Destination Areas and Strategic Growth Areas have shaped research and education and learn about new opportunities, including seed-funding programs.