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Standing Up To Be Counted: Female Military Personnel and Online Mentoring
Women working in male-dominated fields such as science and the military often encounter challenges fitting into their workplace communities, feeling themselves to be cast as less intelligent and less powerful (physically ...
The Contributions of Veterans in Business and Economy: Africa as a Case Study
This paper discusses the growing influence retired military men and women are now exacting in African society based on their business franchises, which cut across telecoms, agriculture, mining, shipping, oil and gas, ...
The Changing Face of War
Society has views of warfighters, who they are and the battles they fight. Recently a new group of warfighters have been brought into our consciousness; however, it is necessary to examine how we are influenced by the ...
Clinic (Flute Hacks) for Flute Day of the Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia.
Invited guest artist for the Flute Day of the Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia. Flute Hacks, Improve Quality of Tone and Embouchure Flexibility clinic for high school area flutists. Supported by Yamaha Corporation.
Military Experience and the Arts: Bridging the Gap Between Military and Civilian Cultures Through Creative Expression Scholarship
(Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
This paper considers the arts as a means of engaging veterans' military experiences, to help in reframing trauma and helping veterans use their pasts to move into positive futures. The author provides motivations and ...
Vaccination on the Internet: A Qualitative Analysis of Website Discourses
(Virginia Tech, 2014)
US parents searching the Internet to inform themselves about childhood vaccination commonly encounter conflicting information. Typically, government agencies and medical organizations sponsor websites promoting vacccination, ...
Urban Legends and the Flu: A Survey of College Students’ Perceptions
(Virginia Tech, 2012)
Formally educated parents seem to be at the core of anti-vaccination movements. Since college and graduate students are young adults who will become the next generation of educated parents, our aim was to identify vaccination ...
How Do Military Veteran Students Write? Exploring the Effectiveness of Current Writing Pedagogy
Through Post-911 GI Bill benefits, military veterans are flooding college admissions offices and writing classes at rates not seen since the World War II era. According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, ...