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Article ItemGerontological Society of America appoints Karen Roberto to board of directors , article
As a member of the prestigious organization, Roberto aids in developing the organization’s governing policies.
Article ItemSchool of Education assistant professor revolutionizing the older adult wellness narrative , article
“We want to change the conversation about aging from one of decline to one of opportunity,” said Matthew Fullen, an assistant professor of counselor education. “Eschewing definitions of wellness that merely emphasize physical health is one way to change that conversation.”
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 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 ItemDustin Read named head of Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management , article
When the new department leader started his career in real estate, he worked with distressed properties, but knew he wanted to work with a different type of asset. Little did he know, his educational experiences would change the scope of his interests.
Article ItemOnline program focuses on protecting vulnerable older adults during COVID-19 and beyond , article
When Pamela Teaster envisioned a leadership program in gerontology, the world had not yet been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the certificate program’s launch this fall coincides with a time when policies for the aging population are more critical than ever. That’s why an influential advocate from Washington, D.C., is teaching the inaugural class.
Article ItemAlumna Evelyn Blake makes a fashionable remembrance , article
Evelyn Blake, who’s about to celebrate her 100th birthday, is donating, in honor of her mentor, handmade garments to the historic costume and textile collection in the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management.
Article ItemHokie parents, students adjust to life under one roof , article
As college students return home to finish spring semester classes online due to COVID-19, families are forced to adapt on the fly. After all, this isn’t just a week of spring break or a summerlong stay.
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