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Article ItemLove, sex, and robots: Sara Wenger receives prestigious fellowship for work on the ethics of humanoid robots , article
The doctoral student has received a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for her work, which combines gender and sexuality studies with the study of science, technology, and society in an examination of the controversial issue of humanoid sex robots.
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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 ItemTeaching COVID-19 , article
In classrooms that span disciplines, faculty members are helping students explore the pandemic as an academic subject.
Article ItemDepartment of Religion and Culture receives Exemplary Department Award , article
The department reflects its dedication to merging ideas of technological innovation with the conceptual and ethical insights of the humanities, providing multifaceted engagement with Virginia Tech’s founding land-grant mission, and upholding the commitment to the rigorous study of cultural and religious diversity on both a local and global level.
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.
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