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Department of Political Science
International Studies alumna Kelly Tallman Clements, a member of the Class of 1988, is profiled in the Virginia Tech Magazine's recently released Winter 2016 issue.
Congratulations to Dr. Adis Maksić, a 2009 graduate of the Political Science On-Line MA Program (OLMA)
Welcome back to campus Professor Deborah Milly, who spent Fall Semester 2015 in Tokyo, Japan conducting research.
Congratulations to Erica Corder, a member of the Class of 2017
Congratulations to PSCI major Jocelyn Lamb, a member of the Class of 2017, who was selected by the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets as one six cadets to receive the flags at the Independence Bowl ....
College Event Calendar
- Feb 12 - Feb 12 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Kitchen and Bath Design: Projects from Future Professionals Exhibit of senior student projects for design of kitchens in the Center for Real Life Design and the National Kitchen and Bath Association Student Design Competition. Residential Environments and Design, AHRM
- Feb 12 - Feb 12 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Writing Center Newman Library Spanish Conversation Group Practice your Spanish! Join Juan in the Writing Center (2nd floor of the Newman Library). Reserve your spot online at www.vt.mywconline.com. Select "Spanish conversation group"
- Feb 13 - Feb 13 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Kitchen and Bath Design: Projects from Future Professionals Exhibit of senior student projects for design of kitchens in the Center for Real Life Design and the National Kitchen and Bath Association Student Design Competition. Residential Environments and Design, AHRM
- Feb 13 - Feb 13 11:30 AM - 11:59 PM Squires Recital Salon Masterclass with Corrado Giuffredi, clarinet Visiting clarinetist Corrado Giuffredi will conduct a masterclass. Open to all.
- Feb 13 - Feb 13 7:30 PM - 11:59 PM Squires Recital Salon Guest clarinetist Corrado Giuffredi with Tracy Cowden, piano Guest artist Corrado Giuffredi performs a clarinet recital with faculty member Tracy Cowden, piano. A truly versatile artist, clarinetist Corrado Giuffredi is renowned as a classical, chamber, jazz, and klezmer musician. His orchestral appearances include performances with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and the Orchestra Filharmonica della Scala, among others. He has premiered a number of significant works such as Penderecki's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, and his recordings have met with critical acclaim around the world. Mr. Giuffredi will perform with pianist Tracy Cowden in a program featuring works by Mangani, Messager, and Poulenc. He will also present a masterclass featuring clarinet students from the studio of faculty member Phillip O. Paglialonga that is free and open to the public at 11:30am in the Squires Recital Salon. Mr. Giuffredi's appearance at Virginia Tech is sponsored thanks to the generosity of Backun Musical Services, maker of instruments used by leading clarinetists around the globe.