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Social Sciences News
Article ItemVirginia Tech honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with series of events , article
The theme for this year’s events is “The Fierce Urgency of Now.” The keynote for this year's commemoration will feature members of the Central Park 5.
Article ItemVoters may perceive fonts in campaign communications to have liberal or conservative leanings , article
Virginia Tech researchers studied whether individuals perceive fonts to have liberal or conservative leanings. The results have implications for political campaigns.
Article ItemJames Hawdon recognized for outstanding faculty service , article
James Hawdon — professor of sociology, interim chair of the Department of Sociology, and director of the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention — has earned membership in Virginia Tech’s Academy of Faculty Service.
Article ItemGary Downey receives Society for Social Studies of Science’s Infrastructure Award , article
Infrastructure lies at the heart of the scholarship of the Alumni Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and Society. An international organization recently acknowledged his contributions to creating a field that not only studies engineers but also participates critically among them.
Article ItemNational Science Foundation funds research on the social implications of COVID-19 , article
Three research teams at Virginia Tech were awarded RAPID grants from the the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences directorate of the National Science Foundation to spur the development of social science–oriented research related to COVID-19.
Article ItemVirginia Tech online master’s in political science program earns national recognition , article
The program earned its high ranking based on data available for tuition and the mid-career salaries of alumni, according to the Guide to Online Schools.
Article ItemVirtual VE Day celebrates volunteers and more than 200,000 World War II document transcriptions , article
The virtual event celebrated the completion of a crowdsourcing drive to transcribe handwritten survey responses from World War II soldiers as part of The American Soldier project.
Article ItemHume Center and Diplomacy Lab to support future student opportunities with the U.S Department of State , article
The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology collaborates with Virginia Tech’s Diplomacy Lab to fund mentorship and increase the amount of students able to present national security related research to U.S. State Department officials in a post-COVID-19 setting.
Article ItemEileen Crist honored with emerita status , article
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1997, Crist has focused her scholarship on environmental theory, with a specialty in the life sciences and society.
Article ItemCuriosity and unicycles make for an award-winning graduate student , article
The School of Education graduate student does not allow the world to pass by her. Instead, she questions her experiences and is in a constant quest for knowledge. Never one to sit idle, she prefers to view the world from atop one of her unicycles.
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