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  • Bringing the Web Back: The Digital Literacies We Need Right Now 

    Stewart, Bonnie (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-04-04)
    Keynote at the 2019 Digital Literacy Symposium. Who are we when we're online? And how can we engage in digital spaces in ways that don't undermine the mandates, practices, and ethos of higher education? The keynote explores ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mobile phones, social relations, and the gatekeepers to women’s empowerment in Maasai households 

    Summers, Kelly (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-04-18)
    The women and gender in international development discussion series is organized by the center for international research, education, and development (CIRED) and is an inclusive VT initiative of outreach and international ...
  • 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, ...
  • Global Change Lecture Series: How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate 

    Hoffman, Andrew (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
    Andrew Hoffman, the Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise for University of Michigan and author, visited Virginia Tech on Friday, March 22, as part of The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech’s Distinguished Lecture ...
  • Open Education Symposium 2019 Keynote: Improving Access, Affordability, and Achievement with OER 

    Bishop, M. J. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
    Despite the transformative power that technology has had in a whole range of businesses, the history of technology use in education over the last 100 years paints a rather bleak picture of the extent to which digital tools, ...
  • Open Education Symposium Panel: Facilitating Openness at the University: Connecting the Opens + Making Change Happen 

    Bishop, M. J.; Corl, Benjamin; DePauw, Karen; Plummer, Ellen; Franco Duran, Diana; Potter, Peter; Porter, Nathaniel; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
    This panel discussion begins with brief presentations of several “core open practices”: Open Access, Open Education/Open Educational Resources, and Open Data by experts from the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. ...
  • Fire in the Library 

    Bala, Alex; Dorninger, Christina (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-30)
    A conversation with the recipient of the 2018 Milka Bliznakov Research Prize + A Guest Researcher. Alexander Bala – 2018 MBRP recipient in a Fullbright residency in Poland, studying the role of the Polish architect ...
  • 2018 Schnabel Engineering Lecture: Where Engineering Meets The Law (Or How Engineers Help Put My Kids Through College) 

    Vella, Brian (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-06)
    Engineers face a daily concern: “What if something goes wrong?” This is an inevitable fact about our engineering and construction profession. Things will go wrong and when they do, Attorneys become our allies and our ...
  • Recognizing Women’s Needs: A Key in Agriculture Production and Food Security 

    Abaye, Azenegashe Ozzie (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2018-11-08)
    The Women and Gender in International Development discussion series offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share their research and knowledge surrounding gender and international development. Dr. Ozzie ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • #VTDITC vol 10: Intro to DJing & Fair Use 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-09-28)
    Try your hands at DJing at this free event! Learn how to put fair use into practice while getting hands-on time with a variety of professional-level DJ equipment as well as instruction from professional DJs. #VTDITC: hip ...
  • “Women do light work, men do heavy work”: Male out-migration, the feminization of agriculture, and integrated pest management in the Nepali mid-hills 

    Spangler, Kaitlyn (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-04-19)
    The Women and Gender in International Development Discussion Series is organized by the Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED) and is an InclusiveVT initiative of Outreach and International ...
  • #VTDITC vol. 9: Gender & Hip Hop 

    Smith, Blair Ebony; Jennings, Kyesha (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-04-19)
    Join Blair Ebony Smith [PhD Candidate at Syracuse University and artist-scholar with organizing collective Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths (SOLHOT) as well as girl-band We Levitate], and Kyesha Jennings (Hip Hop Scholar ...
  • VT Authors Event 2018 

    Walters, Tyler; Clarke, Cyril; Johnson, Sylvester; Potter, Peter; Walz, Anita R.; Ellingson, Steve; Agmon, Danna; Ewing, Tom; Hofer, Stefanie; Giminez Smith, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-21)
    The 13th Annual University Libraries’ VT Authors Recognition event honors authors of books published in 2017 as well as authors of articles published through the University Libraries' Open Access Subvention Fund. The ...
  • Women Inventors in Architecture 1700-2000 

    Espegel Alonso, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-28)
    Women Inventors in Architecture 1700-2000: For centuries, women in architecture have been involved in pushing the boundaries of architecture and architectural practice. Whether as registered architects, members and leaders ...
  • Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation 

    Jhangiani, Rajiv (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Education practices (OEP) have emerged as a transformational force in higher education. Whereas, higher education promises to be an instrument for economic and social mobility, in reality our institutions reinforce ...

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