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    • 2018 Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab Semi-Annual Report (October 1 2017 - March 31 2018) 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-03-31)
      Published every year, our reports detail work, accomplishments, training, and publications from each of our programs.
    • 2nd Annual Advancing the Human Condition Symposium 

      Office of Inclusion and Diversity (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-27)
      The Office for Inclusion and Diversity presents the second annual Advancing the Human Condition Symposium, Nov. 27-28, 2018 at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. The two-day event fosters intellectual ...
    • Access to Autism Spectrum Disorder Services for Rural Appalachian Citizens 

      Scarpa, Angela; Jensen, Laura S.; Gracanin, Denis; Ramey, Sharon L.; Dahiya, Angela V.; Ingram, L. Maria; Albright, Jordan; Gatto, Alyssa J.; Scott, Jen Pollard; Ruble, Lisa (2020-01)
      Background: Low-resource rural communities face significant challenges regarding availability and adequacy of evidence-based services. Purposes: With respect to accessing evidence-based services for Autism Spectrum ...
    • Adult Day Services Participation and Client Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Analysis 

      Bivens, Rebecca; Norouzi, Neda; Jarrott, Shannon (Virginia Tech, 2013-04-04)
      Our study explores whether adult day service (ADS) use is associated with the reduction of Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) scores of older adults who participated in ADS for at least six months.
    • Advancing the Human Condition Symposium Program 2017 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
      Symposium schedule of events with session descriptions.
    • Advancing the Human Condition: Equity, Disparity, and Identity in the Curriculum and Scholarship 

      Graves, Ellington T. (Virginia Tech, 2017-08-15)
      This area explores the ways social identities related to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, class, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, economic status, age, and other ...
    • Ageism and Feminism: From “Et Cetera” to Center 

      Calasanti, Toni M.; Slevin, Kathleen F.; King, Neal M. (Indiana University Press, 2006)
      Although women’s studies scholars and activists do not deny the reality of ageism, they have relegated it to secondary status, neglecting to theorize age relations or place old age at the center of analysis. After explaining ...
    • Ageism and the counseling profession: Causes, consequences, and methods for counteraction 

      Fullen, Matthew C. (2018)
      As the number of older adults increases, it is important to understand how attitudes toward aging influence society, the aging process, and the counseling profession. Ageism—defined as social stigma associated with old age ...
    • Aging in Flood-Prone Coastal Areas: Discerning the Health and Well-Being Risk for Older Residents 

      Bukvic, Anamaria; Gohlke, Julia; Borate, Aishwarya; Suggs, Jessica (MDPI, 2018-12-18)
      Coastal communities are increasingly exposed to more intense and frequent hurricanes, accelerated sea-level rise, and prolonged tidal inundation, yet they are often a preferred retirement destination for older adults ...
    • “All the World’s a Stage” – Bridging the Generational Gap through Theatre 

      Norouzi, Neda; Lyon-Hill, Sarah (Virginia Tech, 2014-11-05)
      This research arose from a shared interest and collaboration between two colleagues in different academic fields. Neda Norouzi is a doctoral student in Architecture and Human Development, interested in how the physical ...
    • Almost Everything We Need to Better Serve Children of the Opioid Crisis We Learned in the 80s and 90s 

      Horn, Kimberly A.; Pack, Robert P.; Trestman, Robert; Lawson, Gerard (Frontiers, 2018-10-16)
      Opioid use disorder impedes dependent parents' abilities to care for their children. In turn, children may languish in unpredictability and persistent chaos. Societal responses to these children are often guided by a belief ...
    • An Analysis of Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards in Nepal Using a Modified Social Vulnerability Index 

      Aksha, Sanam K.; Juran, Luke; Resler, Lynn M.; Zhang, Yang (2018-11-16)
      Abstract Social vulnerability influences the ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. The identification of vulnerable populations and factors that contribute to their vulnerability are ...
    • Artivention 1 

      King, Christine; Cumbie, Matthew (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-27)
      Led by Dance Exchange performers Matthew Cumbie and Christine King, these performances are integrated throughout the Symposium as a way to reflect upon and synthesize our work together.
    • Artivention 2 

      King, Christine; Cumbie, Matthew (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-27)
      Led by Dance Exchange performers Matthew Cumbie and Christine King, these performances are integrated throughout the Symposium as a way to reflect upon and synthesize our work together.
    • Artivention 3 

      King, Christine; Cumbie, Matthew (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-27)
      Led by Dance Exchange performers Matthew Cumbie and Christine King, these performances are integrated throughout the Symposium as a way to reflect upon and synthesize our work together.
    • Artivention 4 

      King, Christine; Cumbie, Matthew (Virginia Tech, 2018-11-27)
      Led by Dance Exchange performers Matthew Cumbie and Christine King, these performances are integrated throughout the Symposium as a way to reflect upon and synthesize our work together.
    • Assuring Quality Care: Exploring Strategies of Medicaid E&D Waiver Providers 

      Brossoie, Nancy; Roberto, Karen A.; Teaster, Pamela B.; Glass, Anne (Virginia Tech, 2004)
      Implementing quality assurance (QA) programs in unregulated noninstitutional settings remains a challenge for home and community-based service providers. A sample of 65 Elderly & Disabled (E&D) Waiver providers in Virginia ...
    • Autism and Rhetoric 

      Heilker, Paul V.; Yergeau, M. (National Council of Teachers of English, 2011-05)
      By understanding the verbal and nonverbal manifestations of autism as a rhetorical imperative, a perspective that involves applying Krista Ratcliffe's concept of rhetorical listening, scholars can do much to dissolve the ...
    • Banishment in Public Housing: Testing an Evolution of Broken Windows 

      Torres, Jose; Aokarian, Jacob; Hawdon, James E. (2016-11-09)
      Banishment policies grant police the authority to formally ban individuals from entering public housing and arrest them for trespassing if they violate the ban. Despite its widespread use and the social consequences resulting ...