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  • Women and Gender Discussion Series with Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg from AWARD 

    Kamau-Rutenberg, Wanjiru (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-02-09)
    Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg is the Director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), the organization that works towards inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for the African continent by ...
  • Women Empowerment and the Microfinance Dilemma in Bali: What does Control over Credit Entail? 

    Apriliani, Putu Desy
    The Women and Gender in International Development Discussion Series is monthly event organized by the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED) and is an InclusiveVT initiative of Outreach and ...
  • You Want Me to Pay What? Student Perspectives on Learning Costs 

    Thorpe, Sydney; Skripak, Stephen J.; Walz, Anita R.; Umbarger-Wells, Sarah; Boim, Cara; Addair, J. T.; Kading, Kim (Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
    "You Want Me to Pay What?" is a Student Government Association (SGA) student-led event. The event was designed by and for students to start a conversation about the cost of learning resources at Virginia Tech.
  • 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 ...
  • What Savvy Open Scholars Know and Do 

    Barba, Lorena (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
    An open scholar’s work can be accessed and read earlier, and by more people. It can be quickly cited and built upon, and is more likely to have impact. Open access doesn’t require paying hefty author fees: savvy scholars ...
  • An Open Solution for Urgent Problems: Increasing Research Quality, Reproducibility, & Diversity 

    Spies, Jeff (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
    Jeffrey Spies, Ph.D., is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of the non-profit Center for Open Science. In this presentation, Dr. Spies discusses motivations, values, and common experiences of researchers and ...
  • #VTDITC Vol 6: Hip Hop & Digital Literacy 

    Carson, A.D.; Harrison, Kwame; Sum; Zed, Nathan; Jones, Stimulator (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
    Join Dr. AD Carson (University of Virginia, Assistant Professor of Hip Hop), Sum (Los Angeles based recording artist and organizer), Nathan Zed (Virginia Tech student and creator), Stimulator Jones (Stones Throw Records), ...
  • Underground Engineering: Opportunities, Challenges and Innovation 

    Mazzalai, Paolo
    UNDERGROUND ENGINEERING: Opportunities, Challenges and Innovation. Complexity, sustainability, safety, security, versatility, creativity, and innovation are essential themes driving engineering science today. The world ...
  • Open Access Forum 2017 

    DePauw, Karen; Hole, Brian; Johnson, Sylvester; Paretti, Marie; Potter, Peter; Young, Philip (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
    The Open Access Week kickoff event will feature a brief introduction to open access and its benefits and controversies by Peter Potter and Philip Young, followed by a discussion with diverse panelists and the audience. ...
  • Places & Spaces Exhibit Lecture 

    Börner, Katy
    Dr. Katy Börner gives the opening lecture for the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, http://scimaps.org/, held in Newman Library, https://news.lib.vt.edu/2017/08/18/the-places-spaces-mapping-science-comes-to-virgi ...
  • Gender, Labor, and Livelihood: Invasive Pest Management in a Rural Ethiopian Community 

    Sumner, Daniel
    This presentation discusses recent research exploring the intersection between labor, gender, livelihoods, and pest management. We document how gender relations, norms, and attitudes determine how women and men are involved ...
  • Open Research/Open Data Forum: Transparency, Sharing, and Reproducibility in Scholarship 

    Potter, Peter; Chen, Daniel; DePauw, Karen P.; Morton, Sally C.; Petters, Jon; Radcliffe, David; Sands, Laura
    Join our panelists for a discussion on challenges and opportunities related to sharing and using open data in research, including meeting funder and journal guidelines: Daniel Chen (Ph.D. candidate in Genetics, Bioinformatics, ...
  • Biodiversity conservation, project planning, and gender: Experiences from the field 

    Maldonado, Oscar
    Biodiversity conservation paradigms have considerably evolved during the last 20 years. A better understanding of the complexities that conservation entails has allowed reconsidering strict conservation strategies and ...
  • Digging in the Crates Vol. 3: Gender & Hip Hop with Nikki Giovanni 

    Giovanni, Nikki; Williams, Kimberly; Miles, Corey
    An evening with poet, activist, educator, and University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni, hosted by Kimberly Williams (Assistant Director, Black Cultural Center) and Corey Miles (Ph.D. Student, Sociology/Africana ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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: ...
  • Chasing Water in a Rapidly Changing World 

    Richter, Brian; Hopkins, William
    Water shortages are now affecting half the world’s population, disrupting food and energy security as well as urban water supplies in many cities. The overuse of water and associated drying of rivers, lakes, and aquifers ...
  • Unpacking gender for inclusive and equitable development: A practitioner’s perspective from Africa 

    Somé, Batamaka
    Dr. Batamaka Somé, Anthropologist and Gender Specialist from Burkina Faso, will seek to raise awareness on gender issues around the world by sharing his experiences in working with women’s social and economic empowerment ...
  • Virginia Tech Authors Recognition Event 

    Walters, Tyler; Mayer, Theresa; Ewing, E. Thomas; Ansell, Aaron
    Each year, the University Libraries hosts the VT Authors Recognition event to celebrate those at the university who have published books in the past year. Sponsored by the University Libraries, in partnership with the ...
  • 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 ...

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