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    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2009 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2009)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2010 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2010)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2011 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2011)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2012 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2014 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2015 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Center for Gerontology Newsletter, Spring 2016 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
      The Center for Gerontology newsletter, published twice annually, provides faculty and project updates, along with recognitions received by faculty and students in the area of age-related research and activities.
    • Challenges and experiences of women in the forestry sector in Nepal 

      Christie, Maria Elisa; Giri, Kalpana (Academic Journals, 2011-05)
      This article asks why there are relatively few women at the Institute of Forestry (IOF) and in the field of forestry in Nepal. It explores the obstacles to entering and succeeding in this male-dominated field from women’s ...
    • Characterization of Non-Nutritive Sweetener Intake in Rural Southwest Virginian Adults Living in a Health-Disparate Region 

      Hedrick, Valisa E.; Passaro, Erin M.; Davy, Brenda M.; You, Wen; Zoellner, Jamie M. (Mdpi Ag, 2017-07-01)
      Few data assessing non-nutritive sweetener (NNS) intake are available, especially within rural, health-disparate populations, where obesity and related co-morbidities are prevalent. The objective of this study is to ...
    • Code Switch: Rethinking Computer Expertise as Empowerment 

      Abbate, Janet E. (Virginia Tech, 2016-05-06)
      Claims that technical mastery of computing and new media will provide a route to economic success for oppressed groups have become ubiquitous in American public discourse. From commercial enterprises like Codecademy, to ...
    • Combating Racialized and Gendered Ignorance: Theorizing a Transactional Pedagogy of Friendship 

      Olson, Philip; Gillman, Laura J. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2013)
      The article explores the problem of epistemological ignorance. Drawing on the literature of feminist epistemology, in particular the epistemologies of ignorance, it theorizes white ignorance and male ignorance and how it ...
    • Community food work as critical practice: A faith-based perspective through narratives 

      Ligrani, Rebecca; Niewolny, Kim (2017)
      Community food work is a framework for understanding the interconnections and complexities of food systems issues such as farm sustainability, food access and health equity, environmental resiliency, and social justice. ...
    • Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Report 

      Niewolny, Kim; Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-10-07)
      This document reports on a forum about community, local and regional food systems in Virginia. Purpose was to evaluate breadth and variety of VCE programs related to these systems within the state, and to plan strategies ...
    • A Comparative Study of the Cognitive Function of the Hearing-Impaired and Non-Hearing Impaired in Two Primary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (2015)
      Background: The study was carried out in two primary schools in Lagos State, Nigeria using 302 respondents aged 6-20 years. The study compared the cognitive function of pupils from Wesley School for the hearing-impaired ...
    • Compassionately Hidden: The Church Telling Local Homeless to “Come to Our House" 

      Oliver, Robert; Robinson, Matthew; Koebel, C. Theodore (Gamma Theta Upsilon, 2015)
      In early 2011, the To Our House (TOH) thermal shelter program opened its doors to homeless men in the New River Valley Area (NRV) of Virginia. The program was a grass roots response to the death of a well-known local ...
    • Confronting Challenges at the Intersection of Rurality, Place, and Teacher Preparation: Improving Efforts in Teacher Education to Staff Rural Schools 

      Azano, Amy Price; Stewart, Trevor Thomas (Mercy College, 2016)
      Recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers in rural schools is a persistent struggle in many countries, including the U.S. While rural education researchers have long lamented the struggle to recruit and retain ...
    • Conservation agriculture in urban deserts 

      Edralin, D.I.A.; Hok, L.; LeNgoc, K.; Williams, Mark A.; Gayle, G.; Raczkowski, C.W.; Reyes, Manuel R. (2012)
      Limited access to nutritious and affordable food is experienced by 23 million people in the US as they live in 'food desserts' making them food and health insecure. Resources such as land, water, labor and capital are used ...
    • Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 

      Satterwhite, Emily M. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-03)
      Emily Satterwhite discusses her book, "Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878." Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, ...
    • Developing scientists as champions of diversity to transform the geosciences 

      Quardokus Fisher, Kathleen; Kaufman, Eric; Calagna, Oriana; Myles, LaToya; Brinkworth, Carolyn; Simmons, Denise R.; Dixon, P. Grady (2019-06-13)
      To address complex geoscience questions, communities with a variety of experiences and perspectives are needed in local workplaces and institutions across academia and government. To achieve this goal, geoscience needs ...
    • Disability on Campus 

      Shivers, Carolyn; Fisher, Marisa; Svyantek, Martina; Spingola, Elizabeth (Virginia Tech, 2017-11-30)
      Slides from a panel discussion on the experience of disability in higher education. What is [dis]ability? What does and does not "count" as disability in the classroom and on campus? What programs and supports does Virginia ...