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Module 48_Payroll Earnings.mp4

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Prophetic Vision: James Baldwin in Contemporary Times March 15, 2023

August 2, 2024 would have been the 100th birthday of James Baldwin. Now, more than ever, his words and ideas shape our discourse on race and identity. From Black Lives Matter, to American democracy,…

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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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Prophetic Vision: James Baldwin in Contemporary Times

August 2, 2024 would have been the 100th birthday of James Baldwin. Now, more than ever, his words and ideas shape our discourse on race and identity. From Black Lives Matter, to American democracy,…

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Sampler Feb 21, 2023

US History in 15 Foods From whiskey in the American Revolution to Spam in WWII, food reveals a great deal about the society in which it exists. Selecting 15 foods that represent key moments in the…

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What's in the Backpack?

As you climb up the stairs to the Upper Quad on the Blacksburg campus, you will come upon William Addison Caldwell, or rather Lawrence Bechtel’s sculpture of him. As you move past this bronze…

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Visualizing Virginia Tech History

Visualizing Virginia Tech History is a multi-year project created by a transdisciplinary group of faculty and students that utilizes creative technologies including projection mapping, extended…

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Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies

Katrina Powell, director for the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech, discusses its commitment to understanding the complex, historical, and generational impacts of…

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Reflections on Juneteenth Scholars Research

Brandy Faulkner, the Gloria D. Smith Professor of Black Studies, discusses her research for the inaugural Juneteenth Scholars program in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.…

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Exploring Humanities Through Digital Technologies

Using digital technologies has changed the way Paul Quigley, James L. Robertson Jr. Associate Professor in Civil War Studies, thinks about historical scholarship.

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Indigenous Peoples Day 2021 celebration

The keynote celebration kicked off on the Drillfield at Virginia Tech. President Tim Sands and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke gave opening statements. The program…

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Slavery at Rock Spring Plantation

Research historian John Whitfield discusses the lives of the enslaved community at the former Rock Spring Plantation in Patrick County, now known as the Reynolds Homestead.

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Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

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COVID-19 in Context: A Deans’ Forum on Living with a Pandemic - March 15, 2021

When COVID-19 transformed our world just a year ago, the fields of medicine, public health, and biomedical research all mobilized as part of the international crisis response. Yet those disciplines…

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HokieTalks: Virginia Tech and COVID-19 Lessons from the past

Join us for a virtual event where Virginia Tech experts will explore our community response to COVID-19. We'll explore travel during the pandemic, shared trauma and shared resilience, and…

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Virginia Tech in the 1960s exhibit

The VT in the 1960s exhibit is a culmination of a class project from the class America in the 1960s. The class surveys the big picture of the 1960s, charting all kinds of social, political, and…

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