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    • Schnabel Engineering Lecture 

      Cording, Edward (2014-01-13)
      Schnabel Engineering is pleased to bring you Dr. Edward J. Cording as our eighth lecturer of this series. Dr. Cording is Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at ...
    • Schnabel Engineering Lecture: Entrepreneurship in Civil Engineering 

      Wissmann, Kord J. (Virginia Tech, 2016-01-25)
      Have you ever wondered why there aren't many start-up companies in our world of Civil Engineering? Dr. Wissmann explores this question and delves into the drivers, key ingredients, and fundamentals needed to run a successful ...
    • Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research 

      Nosek, Brian (2014-10-22)
      Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research An academic scientist’s professional success depends on publishing. Publishing norms emphasize novel, positive results. As such, disciplinary ...
    • The SDG gender equality agenda and the distribution of land: Research challenges 

      Deere, Carmen Diana (Virginia Tech, 2019-02-28)
      Among the advances in the 2030 Sustainable Development agenda is that the goal to achieve gender equality and empower women now has nine specific targets. These cover many of the root causes of gender inequality, including ...
    • Should We Trust Science? Perspectives from the History and Philosophy of Science 

      Oreskes, Naomi (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-09-02)
      The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech welcomed Dr. Naomi Oreskes, Harvard historian and author, for a Distinguished Lecture on September 2, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Oreskes is a ...
    • So You Get to be An Engineer…! 

      Durham-Aguilera, Karen (2014-11-04)
      Ninth Annual Schnabel Engineering Lecture by Karen Durham-Aguilera, P.E., Director of Contingency Operations and Office of Homeland Security U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “So You Get to be an Engineer…!” Consider yourself ...
    • Speaking In Code 

      Croxall, Brian (2014-11-14)
      Brian Croxall Emory University Over the last five years, there have been countless articles written about the digital humanities. It’s been called both the savior and the death knell of scholarship in the twenty-first ...
    • Stephen Crane: A life of fire 

      Sorrentino, Paul M. (2014-09-23)
      With the exception of Poe, no American writer has proven as challenging to biographers as the author of The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane's short, compact life—"a life of fire," he called it—continues to be surrounded ...
    • Supporting Faculty OER Exploration, Adoption, Adaptation, and Authoring 

      Watson, Charles Edward (Virginia Tech, 2015-11-16)
      What are open educational resources? Why is the OER movement growing in popularity in higher education? Who is using and creating OER? Why? How can you use what you already know to assist faculty in adopting and creating ...
    • Tamika "Georgia Me" Harper 

      Harper, Tamika "Georgia Me"; Harper, Tamika "Georgia Me"; Harper, Tamika "Georgia Me" (2014-01-13)
    • Technology Advances in the GeoFoundation World: Or, Better Late than Never! 

      Rasband, Alan
      The civil construction world has been slow to evolve over the past century, in large part due to slow equipment and materials development particularly in the foundation construction world. More recently, we have moved away ...
    • Text and Data Mining Forum 

      Arrow, Tom; Ewing, E. Thomas; Fan, Weiguo (Patrick); Fox, Edward A.; House, Leanna; Huang, Bert; Pannabecker, Virginia
      This panel discussion was part of Open Data Week 2017 at Virginia Tech. Panelists discussed opportunities and challenges related to text and data mining, with a focus on research purposes and information access. Panelists: ...
    • Textbook Town Hall: A Panel Discussion About Textbook Prices 

      Roche, Avalon; Walz, Anita R.; Boim, Cara; Willis, Rex; Billingsley, Julia; Whiteman, Hannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
      Virginia Tech Student Government Association (VTSGA) led this Textbook Town Hall to hear from students regarding issues and solutions related to textbooks and other learning resources.
    • The Dolly Experiment: The First 20 Years 

      Wilmut, Ian
      Public lecture by Sir Ian Willmut who, in 1996, lead the team that cloned Dolly the sheep. Sir Ian traced the influence of early cloning innovators such as Hans Spemann, and showed how thinking about cell plasticity and ...
    • The Impact of Culture and Family: Women's Education and their Role in Development in South Sudan 

      Lado, Flora E. S.
      The WGD discussion series aims to provide an avenue for prominent scholars from inside and outside the university as well as Virginia Tech students to share their research studies and discuss issues of women, gender, and ...
    • Thirsty for Access: Women in African Water Policies - A Report on the Findings of a Continent Wide Study of African Water Policies 

      Salo, Elaine (Virginia Tech, 2015-04-02)
      This talk focuses on the governing processes used to ensure women and girls’ gendered access to safe water sources as a means to reduce poverty and to strengthen gender equality. Many African states have taken on gender ...
    • Transforming Places 

      Smith, Barbara Ellen; Fisher, Steve (2014-02-18)
    • Transforming the role of women in development projects: from sideline to spotlight 

      Neilan, Angela (2016-09-08)
      Angela Neilan, Associate Director of Innovation of Agricultural Training and Education (InnovATE) and Program Manager for Armenia Virginia Tech, will discuss the inclusion of women in VT international development projects ...
    • Tri-Tek Engineering Presentation Fall 2013 

      Unknown author (2014-02-04)