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Article ItemVirginia Tech historians uncover the facts about masks , article
How did Americans’ use of masks during the 1918 flu pandemic compare to today? A team of Virginia Tech researchers dove into the archives and found remarkable parallels.
Article ItemDanna Agmon receives 2020 Albert Lee Sturm Award for Faculty Excellence , article
As the historian of French colonialism began researching a new book, her first book was recognized by Virginia Tech’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
Article Item‘Future Humans, Human Futures’ to explore humanity in the age of intelligent machines , article
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded the Center for Humanities a $500,000 grant in support of the project, which will combine religion, ethics, and technology to tackle fundamental questions of what it means to be human in a technological age.
Article ItemStudent-driven research project results in a published book about America in the 1960s , article
What do politics, power, and Playboy magazine have in common? They were all prominent in the American mindset during the 1960s. They were also core themes in a history research seminar at Virginia Tech, “America in the 1960s.”
Article ItemIntroducing the flavor of community and the humanities to food studies , article
“The Food Studies program was created to forge community around food studies from a humanities and social science perspective in service to faculty, staff, students, and the public,” said Anna Zeide, director of Virginia Tech’s new Food Studies Program.
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Article ItemMalicious dark web activity unevenly prevalent in free nations, researchers find , article
Eric Jardine, an assistant professor of political science, sought to understand the prevalence of internet users employing the dark web for malicious purposes in nations across the globe. The findings present a variety of consequences.
Article ItemGoing above and beyond in residential environments and design , article
As Morgan Jones and Taylor Olson were planning to graduate, they both entered kitchen and bathroom design competitions and won. As they begin their careers, their hard work at Virginia Tech has paid off.
Article ItemResearchers study how privacy preferences and family tensions can deter use of contact tracing apps , article
France Bélanger and Katherine Allen were engaged in a study on smart home speakers and the privacy and other concerns they sparked when the pandemic emerged. Pondering the dilemma of health officials trying to expand the use of contact tracing apps, the researchers wondered whether such apps also triggered similar privacy tensions in families.
Article ItemVirginia Tech School of Education joins international partners in sharing best practices in virtual instruction , article
When alumnus Matthew Ames needed help teaching educators around the world how to transition to online learning, his Hokie colleagues stepped to the plate.
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