Graduate students conduct research on test beds at Virginia Tech’s campus in Arlington as part of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative. Photo by Anthony Wright for Virginia Tech

A strong emphasis on research, a robust commitment to sustainability, and a large international presence among its faculty served as common themes in Virginia Tech’s showing in various national and global rankings this fall.

The university wrapped up the calendar year by being ranked in a tie for No. 265 out of 2,000 universities listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings. The list featured institutions from 95 countries.

Among the university’s 2022 research-related milestones is the partnership between Virginia Tech and Amazon to advance fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning housed in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering and led by the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. Read the full story here.