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Article ItemA transdisciplinary passion becomes a fellowship: Shelby Ward receives award from the American Council of Learned Societies , article
When the recent ASPECT alumna interviewed for the Emerging Voices Fellowship, she thought she would teach courses in career development for liberal arts majors. Yet when she mentioned the idea of producing an undergraduate research conference, inspired by her Virginia Tech experiences, she landed the fellowship.
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 ItemDestruction and displacement: History professor earns grant to explore effects of interstate highway system , article
Currently, no mapping systems exist to pinpoint every community affected by the displacement and environmental destruction of the interstate highway system in the United States. LaDale Winling, an associate professor of history at Virginia Tech, is determined to change that.
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 ItemWomen in power: Farida Jalalzai earns Fulbright grant to study nations with a history of leadership by women , article
Farida Jalalzai’s Fulbright fellowship will aid in her research on nations that have had multiple women leaders.
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.
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