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    • IAWA Symposium 2019 Keynote: The Practical Nature of Utopian Visions 

      Chestnutt, Rebecca E. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-20)
      Considering that architecture and the urban fabric are the built expression of a society, they reflect its character and structure. When a utopian vision is formulated it is in search of a “better place”. Literally: no-where? ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 1 

      Frey, Katia; Perotti, Eliana; Sokolina, Anna P.; Hunting, Mary Anne; Murphy, Kevin D. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
      Session 1 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Architect Flora Ruchat-Roncati, First Female Professor at ETH Zurich. Breaking New Ground in Practice and Teaching (Katia Frey and Eliana ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 2 

      Winn, Samantha R.; Willkens, Danielle S.; Doyle, Shelby (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
      Session 2 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: Archivists at work: Archival labor in the IAWA (Samantha Winn) Maria Hadfield Cosway’s Transatlantic Design Network, 1768-1838: Jefferson, ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 3 

      Bala, Alexander; Robinson, Claire; Roff, Shelley E.; Marti Maties, Miquel; Laboy, Michelle (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
      Session 3 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Loom of Early Modernism in “Nowe Tychy” (Alexander Bala); Edith Ouzts Humphreys’ influence on American college union architecture (Claire ...
    • Ideal Cities 

      Meitner, Erika (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-09)
      Erika Meitner discusses her new book: Ideal Cities. This collection of autobiographical narrative and lyric poems explores the relationship between body and place—specifically the pleasures and dangers of women’s corporeal ...
    • Institutional Change Towards Sustainable Intensification of African Agriculture 

      Struik, Paul (2014-11-11)
      The need to feed 9 billion people in 2050 has given rise to widespread debates on the resilience of our food system. Intensification of agriculture, which enabled population growth and food for most of the global population, ...
    • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) Symposium 2017, Day 2 

      Tomer, Sharóne L.; Ekincioglu, Meral|UD/UA, Un Día / Una Arquitecta; Fallon, Kristine K.
      IAWA Symposium Day second day · March 24, 2017 Sharóne L. Tomer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, “The Bind: Architecture And Gendered Aspiration” Meral Ekincioglu, Ph.D., MIT Visiting Scholar 2014-2016, “Historical ...
    • Interreligious Collaboration for Social Justice in the 21st Century South 

      Bradford, Spencer (2014-10-28)
      Systemic solutions to poverty and racial inequities in the South require engaging communities of diverse spiritual traditions to frame these injustices in their respective values and convictions, while uniting them around ...
    • Intersections: Interdisciplinary conversations about social justice and the built environment – “The Local” 

      Bohannon, Cermetrius Lynell; Borowski, Michael; Meitner, Erika
      The inaugural panel discussion of a new CAUS Diversity Committee initiative: Intersections: interdisciplinary conversations about social justice and the built environment. Our first panel topic is “The Local,” and the ...
    • Intersections: Privilege 

      Iorio, Josh; Faulkner, Brandy S.; Paige, Freddy; Copper, Cathryn (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-10-10)
      How does gender, race, and class privilege inform the design and construction of the built environment? Panelists will discuss how gender-related language norms, race-related structures of power in the workplace, and ...
    • Intersections: Resilience 

      Franze, Simone; Hester, Rebecca; Meitner, Erika; Lawrence, Jennifer (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-07)
      This discussion panel unpacks the political, economic, and social impacts of resilience. Panelists speak to resilience in the trade industry, climate change, the human body, and the commonalities between the three.
    • Introduction to Content Mine: Tools for Mining Scholarly and Research Literature 

      Arrow, Thomas; Kasberger, Stefan
      This panel discussion was part of Open Data Week 2017 at Virginia Tech. ContentMine instructors, Thomas Arrow and Stefan Kasberger, provide an overview of text and data mining and an introduction to ContentMine tools for ...
    • Learning Chemistry from Bacteria 

      Clardy, Jon (2013-12-17)
      Dr. Jon Clardy Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University All animals, including humans, originated and evolved on a planet already teeming with bacteria, and ...
    • Libraries, OER, and Open Textbooks 

      Jensen, Kristin (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
      Speaker: Kristi Jensen, Program Development Lead for the eLearning Support Initiative, University Libraries, University of Minnesota Kristi Jensen discusses roles the importance and possible areas of involvement for libraries ...
    • Library Futures: Where Are We Going? 

      Walters, Tyler
      Tyler Walters, Dean of the University Libraries, Virginia Tech, discusses the future of libraries, including changes in infrastructure, spaces, and educational and supportive roles. He explores external factors affecting ...
    • Library Futures: Where Are We Going? 

      Walters, Tyler (2014-10-30)
    • Living in the Anthropocene: Science, Sustainability and Society 

      Tewksbury, Joshua
      Dr. Joshua Tewksbury is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and planetary health scientist with experience both in academia and in civil society. In addition to his appointment at Future Earth, Tewksbury is also a research ...
    • Mapping Water Use and Drought with Satellite Remote Sensing 

      Anderson, Martha (2014-06-16)
      Mapping water use and drought with satellite remote sensing. Martha C. Anderson, Bill Kustas, Feng Gao, Kate Semmens. USDA-Agricultural Research Service Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD. Chris Hain ...
    • Metamaterials, Metasurfaces, and Nanotechnology, and their Applications to Antennas, Sensors, and Cognitive Radar 

      Zaghloul, Amir I (2014-06-16)
      Dr. Amir Zaghloul presents seminar on "Metamaterials, Metasurfaces, and Nanotechnology and Their Applications to Antennas, Sensors, and Cognitive Radar" On March 19th, Professor Amir I. Zaghloul, presented a seminar on ...