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Lost in Translation...for 300 years: Virginia Tech Philosopher Reinterprets Newton's First Law

In a major discovery, philosopher Dan Hoek reveals that Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion has been misinterpreted for over three centuries. The accurate Latin wording of the law is "a body…

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"Color of Freedom" exhibit inspires minority women in service

Amanda Wyche, a senior in the Corps of Cadets and Army R.O.T.C., shares how the stories of the women featured in the traveling exhibit "Color of Freedom" inspire and encourage her as she…

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What do the humanities mean to you?

The humanities have many different meanings. To help capture the nuances of the humanities and all they encompass, several faculty members and students in the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts…

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Tech for Humanity

Sylvester Johnson, executive director for Tech for Humanity, discussed the many challenges forcing us to realize that technology is not just a technical issue. Technology is also a human issue.…

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Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Michael Moehler, director of the Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, explains what this first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary center does at Virginia Tech. This was part of the…

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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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Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

Phi Beta Kappa Virtual Initiation Ceremony - Spring 2021

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Origins: A Poem by Carmen Giménez Smith

Carmen Giménez Smith, a professor in the Department of English, reads one of her poems from her award-winning book, "Be Recorder."

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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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