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Let's Go: Rob Gregg

Rob shares about his experiences with turfgrasses such as Kentucky Bluegrass.

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Virginia Tech group investing in Tanzania’s future

In 2016, a safari adventure among family and friends led to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and alumni starting a nonprofit organization to build a school in Tanzania. Today, the Maasai…

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Great Decisions April 5, 2023

Economic Warfare Waging economic warfare consists of a variety of measures from implementing sanctions to fomenting labor strikes. Such tools are utilized by states to hinder their enemies, and in…

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Great Decisions March 29, 2023

Climate Migration As climate change accelerates and drought and rising sea levels become more common, millions of people in affected regions must uproot themselves and seek safety elsewhere. Who are…

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Sampler March 28 , 2023

Liberia Today: Life of a 20-year-old Woman This presentation will look at life in the West African country of Liberia through the creation of a typical 20- year-old woman, Hawa. A day in Hawa’s…

From  Leland Shelton 0 likes 28 plays

Great Decisions March 22, 2023

Energy Geopolitics Access to oil and gas has long held an influence over the politics of individual nations and their relations with others. But as more countries move toward sustainable energy, and…

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Great Decisions March 15, 2023

Iran at a Crossroads As of fall 2022, Iran was in a state of turmoil due to widespread protests against government-enforced wearing of the hijab, a failing economy, an ineffective new president, and…

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Sampler March 14 , 2023

Frederick Douglass: An American Icon Shortly after his escape from slavery, Frederick Douglass connected with the abolitionist movement, becoming one of its most important leaders, writers, and…

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Great Decisions March 8, 2023

Global Famine Fears of global food shortages have followed Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has disrupted grain shipments from the major grain producer. But what about countries and regions…

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Sampler March 7 , 2023

Is it Fraud or Just Business? It would be hard on any given day to pick up a copy of the Wall Street Journal and not find an article dealing with fraud, insider trading, or some other issue involving…

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Great Decisions March 1, 2023

For the past ten years, the United States and China have been locked in a competition for who has the greatest global influence. One major point of contention is the status of Taiwanese sovereignty,…

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Sampler Feb 28, 2023

Literary Tourism: On the Trail of American Authors, At Home and Abroad Follow in the footsteps of your favorite authors and take in the sights made famous (and infamous!) in their most well-known…

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Preparing Classic Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan cuisine is often described as rich, sensual and colorful, sophisticated and artfully presented. It has been influenced by the ethnic groups that historically populated different regions of…

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Armchair Journeys February 20, 2023

The Silk Road, with David Pearce Travel along parts of the 2000-year-old trade routes that go from Asia to Europe through Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of…

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VTCSOM Match Day 2022

Finishing four years of hard work at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, graduating students finally had their day in the sun at the annual Match Day celebration Friday. All of the 41…

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Science Convocation 2020- Dean Morton

College of Science Dean Sally C. Morton welcomes students to the Fall 2020 semester and new academic year.

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