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  • Economic Development Through Art : Women, Gender & Environment 

    Zehner, Amanda
    Small-scale artisans are an important source of economic growth and sustainable livelihood development of great social and cultural significance around the world. Amanda Zehner, founder and owner of Living Threads Company, ...
  • Intersections: Interdisciplinary conversations about social justice and the built environment – “The Local” 

    Bohannon, C.L.; 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 three ...
  • For the Public Good: Research Impact and the Promise of Open Access 

    DePauw, Karen; Seyam, Mohammed; Roy, Siddhartha; Abbas, Montasir; Hole, Brian; Potter, Peter
    As a land-grant institution, Virginia Tech is committed to research that meaningfully engages with the vital concerns of our day such as feeding, building, and empowering a healthy world. How does Virginia Tech’s commitment ...
  • Governance, Livelihoods and Gender Issues in Run-of-the-River Hydropower Project Areas in Uttarakhand, India 

    Buechler, Stephanie
    As part of the Women and Gender in International Development discussion series, Dr. Stephanie Buechler, Assistant Research Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, will present on ...
  • Veliswa's South African Perspectives 

    Tshetsha, Veliswa
    Ms. Veliswa Tshetsha, Research and Scholarly Communication Librarian from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), South Africa, presents on various aspects of South Africa. Her presentation includes discussion ...
  • Fire in the Library: A Conversation with the 2016 IAWA Group 

    Kavousi, Shabnam; Mego, Steffany; Nautiyal, Divya; Stiles, Clarissa; Stone, Lisette; Veillard, Marilou
    Launched this Fall, the IAWA Group is a Special Study led by Prof. Paola Zellner with students interested in actively collaborating in the mission and goals of the IAWA. Supporting the research projects of the recipients ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness - Opening Ceremony 

    Cook, Samuel R.; de Hernandez, Anthony Wright; Pannabecker, Virginia; Winn, Samantha R.; Walters, Tyler O.; McVoy, Elizabeth (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2016-09-16)
    This is the opening ceremony for the Native Voices exhibit. The exhibit examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indian, Alaska native, and Native Hawai'ian people. The traveling exhibition, ...
  • Native voices: Native peoples' concepts of health and illness - Panel discussion 

    Bowers, Mike; Copeland, Nick; Ferguson, Victoria; Hester, Rebecca; Hey, Mae; Cook, Sam; Pannabecker, Virginia; Trinkle, David (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2016-09-20)
    This panel discussion was a joint effort between University Libraries, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, and American Indian Studies. Virginia Pannabecker, Health, Life Science, and Scholarly Communications ...
  • Tofacitinib for the treatment of tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitor refractory esophageal Crohn’s disease: a case report 

    Nathoo, Sunina; Hood, William A; Keihanian, Sara; Collinsworth, Amy L; Glover, Sarah C (2016-09-23)
    Abstract Background Esophageal Crohn’s disease is reported as a rare manifestation, although its prevalence may be underestimated because upper endoscopies are not routinely ...
  • 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 ...
  • VTArtWorks Wireframes 

    Ryu, Mi Hung (Zoey); Ogier, Andrea (Virginia Tech, 2016)
  • Race and/or Reconciliation : Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society 

    VT Veterans Studies Group; Dubinsky, James M.; Pencek, Bruce; Davitt, Marcia; Catherwood-Ginn, Jon; Quigley, Paul; Reed, Wornie; Fields, Cynthia; Grady, Judy; Jones, Cheryl; Karnes, Daniel; Stevers, Tammy; Miller, COL John; Morse, Patricia; Sandoz, Elizabeth; Waalkes, Ruth; Hart, D. Alexis; Williamson, Richard A.; Lembcke, Jerry; Kennedy, John C.; Hepburn, Sharon A. Roger; Musil, Donna; Price, Stuart V.; Giguere, Joy M.; Duffey, Suellynn; Grant, Lenny; Craig, Jim; Grohowski, Mariana; Dahlstrand, Kate; Gunsallus, April L.; Nobles, Heidi; Davitt, Marcia; Virginia Tech. Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society (Virginia Tech, 2016)
    The Veterans in Society (ViS) research group is proud to present the proceedings of the Third Conference on Veterans in Society: Race and/or Reconciliation, with papers that represent a wide range of research and community ...
  • Heal: An Experience Report 

    Williamson, Richard A. (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    For over ten years I have been learning about life with a son who experiences Post- Traumatic Stress. My experiences with both the roadblocks and the resources from my adventure into this realm of the unknown have led me ...
  • War Trauma in the Construction of American Lost-war Culture: From WWI to Vietnam and the Present 

    Lembcke, Jerry (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    The war veteran suffering Shell Shock is one of the most enduring images of twentieth century war. Among 21st century media pundits and even some medical professionals, however, few are aware that Shell Shock was largely ...
  • Race, Civil War Memory, and Sisterhood in the Woman's Relief Corps 

    Kennedy, John C. (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    This paper explores the intersections of race and the public remembrances of the American Civil War in the Woman's Relief Corps (WRC), auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). It specifically examines the role ...
  • Veteran Status and Work in Deadly Civilian Jobs: Are Veterans More Likely to Be Employed in High-Risk Occupations than Nonveterans? 

    Gunsallus, April L. (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    The demand for workers in high-risk occupations is growing, as is the number of service members transitioning from military to civilian jobs. This paper will address whether veterans are more likely to hold physically ...
  • MILITARY BRATS: A Living Study in Race Relations 

    Musil, Donna (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    In 1948, President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 9981, desegregating the United States military. Much has been written about the Order's effect on soldiers; almost none about the powerful effect it has had on generations ...
  • Local Military Matters: Bridging the Military-Civilian Gap through College-Community Interactions 

    Hart, D. Alexis (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
    The call for papers for the 3rd annual Veterans in Society Conference included a statement made by President Ruscio of Washington & Lee University in which he wondered "whether people with different backgrounds, different ...

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