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HokieTalks: Experiential learning and student success

Join us to learn how Virginia Tech students are getting hands-on, real world experiences in our latest HokieTalk. Experiential learning provides students the knowledge and skills they need for…

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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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HokieTalks: Cancer Research- Dogs lead the way for cures in humans

Nick Dervisis, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Cancer…

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HokieTalks: Supply chains for disaster relief operations

Chris Zobel, Professor of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Supply Chains for Disaster Relief…

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HokieTalks: Helping children learn to use damaged portions of their brains

Stephanie Deluca, Associate Professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch her talk, "Helping Children Learn to Use Damaged Portions of…

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HokieTalks: Making new and improved medicines available to patients-- from the trees

Kevin Edgar, Professor of Sustainable Biomaterials in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk,"Making new and improved medicines…

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HokieTalks: Assistive technology for farmers with mobility limitations

Alexander Leonessa, Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Assistive technology for farmers with mobility…

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HokieTalks: Will intelligent machines become human?

Sylvester Johnson, professor and founding Director of the Center for Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch his talk, "Will…

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HokieTalks: Fighting vector-borne diseases with math

Leah Johnson with the Department of Statistics in the College of Science, presents "Fighting vector-borne diseases with math."

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HokieTalks: Improving the role of animals in climate change

Robin White with the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, gives her presentation "Improving the role of animals in climate change."

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HokieTalks: Tracking air pollution to aid the design of healthy neighborhoods

Steve Hankey with the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, gives his presentation "Tracking air pollution to aid the design of healthy…

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HokieTalks: Tsunamis - Of sand and computers

Robert Weiss with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, gives his presentation "Tsunamis: Of sand and computers."

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HokieTalks: Coastal Geotechnics - From sand castles to sea mines

Nina Stark with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, gives her presentation "Coastal Geotechnics : From sand castles to sea mines."

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HokieTalks: Sea levels are rising - Solutions for watermen and waterbirds

Sarah Karpanty with the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, gives her presentation "Sea levels are rising: solutions for watermen…

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HokieTalks: Hokies for Cyber - Preparing Hokies for careers in cybersecurity

Professor Robin Russell is department head of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business. She is a Virginia Tech alum (Class of 1976) in her 35th year at Virginia Tech. She is…

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HokieTalks: More than Money, Less than Sex

University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni's talk "More Than Money: Less Than Sex" explores what poetry brings to life.

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