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Northern Virginia city, Virginia Tech plan smart-city test bed

by Ryan Johnston

Falls Church, a Washington, D.C., suburb will collaborate with Virginia Tech on a 44-acre smart city site to pilot emerging and connected transportation technologies.

Virginia announces $29M broadband expansion

by Colin Wood

Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new round of funding expected to connect nearly 12,000 households in western and northern counties.

Virginia datathon to tackle communities' COVID-19 challenges

by Colin Wood

The annual event is casting "a wide net" next month, encouraging challengers to take on issues like unemployment, health care, education and digital access.

The telework rush tested states' cybersecurity, IT maturity

by Colin Wood

States that had already adopted virtualization and cloud tech are faring best, and those that hadn't are rapidly catching up.

Slow internet, poor preparation plague local governments amid pandemic

by Colin Wood

Local government IT leaders say they're facing a raft of issues as they work remotely, which they expect to continue managing for many months more.

Two historically black universities in Virginia to get $3.5M for STEM

by Jake Williams

The funding expands the UTeach program, currently at 45 universities nationwide, to train new teachers with STEM degrees.

Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

Virginia launches state's first digital professional licensing system

by Ryan Johnston

More than 300,000 licensed workers can now update their professional licenses using a mobile app, instead of waiting for a paper certificate in the mail.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.

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