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Article ItemLaura Belmonte testifies before U.S. Congress on separation of powers , article
During the live committee hearing on March 3, Belmonte — a noted political historian and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences — pointed out that the present imbalance between the executive and legislative branches is the result of a decades-long shift rather than a recent turn of events.
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 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 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 ItemWornie Reed: Juneteenth represents freedom , article
What began as a freedom celebration in Texas 155 years ago has spread throughout the United States. June 19 is known as Juneteenth.
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