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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Open Research/Open Data Forum: Transparency, Sharing, and Reproducibility in Scholarship 

    Potter, Peter; Chen, Daniel; DePauw, Karen; Morton, Sally; 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, ...
  • Introduction to Content Mine: Tools for Mining Scholarly and Research Literature 

    Arrow, Thomas; Kasberger, Stefan
    ContentMine instructors provide an overview of text and data mining and an introduction to ContentMine tools for text and data mining of scholarly and research literature.
  • Text and Data Mining Forum 

    Arrow, Tom; Ewing, Tom; Fan, Weiguo (Patrick); Fox, Ed; House, Leanna; Huang, Bert
    Panel discussion: Opportunities and challenges related to text and data mining, with a focus on research purposes and information access. Panelists: Tom Arrow (ContentMine), Tom Ewing (College of Liberal Arts and Human ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Virginia Tech Authors Recognition Event 

    Rikakis, Thanassis; Walters, Tyler; Mayer, Theresa; Ewing, 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 ...
  • Open Education Week 2017 Panel Discussion: The Potential of Open Educational Resources 

    Skripak, Stephen; Cortez, Anastasia; de Pena, Jonathan; Lipscombe, Mary; Artiles, Mayra; Roberson-Evia, Jane; Potter, Peter; Walz, Anita
    Virginia Tech faculty members discuss their experiences as adopters, adapters, and authors of open educational resources. The panel explores use and creation of open textbooks and online course materials and systems, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fire in the Library: 2016 IAWA Group with Sharóne L.Tomer and Joseph Beford 

    Tomer, Sharóne L.; Beford, Joseph
    Sharóne L. Tomer, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture + Design, discusses her brief exploration of the IAWA. She is intrigued by what kinds of questions and new knowledge a gendered archive of architecture ...
  • Variations of Practice Exhibit 

    Lindblad, Purdom
    Digital Humanities Librarian and Assistant Professor Purdom Lindblad describes a project from a Religious Studies course where the students created an exhibit on the role of religion in American life. The students explored ...
  • Contemplative Practices in a Technological Society Keynote: Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche 

    Rinpoche, Trungram Gyaltrul; MacNamee, Mark; Lindner, Douglas K.
    The intention of this conference,, is to create a roadmap to sustainably integrate contemplative practices into our lives: in the classroom, in the research laboratory, in the office, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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