Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Origami Workshop

Friday: June 29th, 1:00-4:00pm

ICAT STUDIO | Collegiate Square (lower level) | 460 Turner Street  Blacksburg, VA 24060

Origami Structures for Technological and Design Applications” presented by Dr. Robert Lang (Origami Artist and Engineer)

in collaboration with Virginia Tech’s School of Education and Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)

This is a hands-on workshop to explore a range of folding structures used in various 
technological applications, including foldable space structures, medical devices, and more! You will be folding crease patterns and exploring the mechanical properties of folded structures and their underlying laws. No origami experience necessary; appropriate for college students and above, who have a background in design, architecture, engineering.

This workshop is FREE!

Space is limited, so register before June 22nd!
To register, or for more information, please contact:
Adam Soccolich | soccolich@vt.edu | 540-231-0802

Thursday, June 7, 2012


MAKEr campJuly 30-August 3 at VT

A free summer camp for rising 7th through 12th graders. The camp is being offered by the Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology and the Department of Computer Science. 

Space is limited to 30 campers, so sign up soon! See this link!

Contact Liesl Baum, licombs@vt.edu with questions or to sign up!!!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Virginia Tech NanoCamp

NanoCamp is an exciting new program (happening August 4-5, 2012) for students entering 9-12th grades who are interested in learning about nanoscience from some of Virginia Tech’s world renowned faculty. Students will also learn more about Virginia Tech and stay overnight in a residence hall. Students must attend with a chaperone (parent, guardian, educator); student cost of attendance is free while chaperones must pay a fee of $65 for housing, meals, and materials.

Days will consist of a number of activities, presentations, and laboratory exercises. NanoCamp is a great opportunity to learn more about and explore Virginia Tech!

Decisions will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, so please apply early. Deadline is June 29th, 2012. Learn more and apply today by reviewing and submitting this packet.

For more information please contact:

Kaitlin Heenehan or
Melanie Matthews
nanocamp@vt.edu(540) 231-5145
100 College of Science Administration Building (0405)
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061