Update: Lecture by Martha Nussbaum has been postponed

Based on an analysis of political leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela, Martha Nussbaum will explore the notion that it is possible to fight injustice without anger.

Virginia Tech graduate reinvents the concept of musical instruments

Mike Butera founded Artiphon, a music technology company in Nashville whose first creation allows players to strum a guitar, bow a violin, tap a piano, and loop a beat — all on a two-pound, molded-plastic device resembling a wide guitar neck.

Ben Jantzen wins NSF Early Career Award

Benjamin C. Jantzen, assistant professor of philosophy, has won a 2015 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Award to study how to enable machines to carry out scientific research on their own.