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Events and Reunions

All Hokies look forward to when we get together to celebrate our special community and the bonds we share. Make sure to stay up to date on our upcoming events.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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    Go and Come Again:  Segregation, Tolerance, and Reflection
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    Join the Graduate School on March 10 at noon ET for a conversation with Dr. Jerry L. Jones, a VT alumnus and author of Go and Come Again: Segregation, Tolerance, and Reflection: A Four-Generation African-American Educational Struggle. He will share his experiences as a black southwest Virginia native and ways he has continued to encourage others to find their path.

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    Advancing Virginia's Agriculture Industry
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    In celebration of National Agriculture month, Dean Alan Grant and the CALS Alumni Organization are bringing together three esteemed CALS alumni for a panel discussion on Virginia Agriculture. March 10 at 2 p.m. ET.

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    CLAHS Take the Lead:  Career Program for Recent Alumni & Students
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    These panels will explore several career areas and feature alumni already established in their careers, other leaders, and employers. Participants will learn about different industries, job titles, and ways to navigate potential career paths. Mar. 10 (government, non-profit, and pre-law focus), and Apr. 13 (education and pre-health focus).

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    COS J. Mark Sowers Distinguished Lecture Series:  Dr. Donna Strickland
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    On March 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET, Virginia Tech has the pleasure of hosting Dr. Donna Strickland, a pioneer in the field of pulsed lasers. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 2018 for the practical implementation of chirped pulse amplification.

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    Virtual Civil War Weekend
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    March 2021 should have marked the 30th anniversary of Virginia Tech's Civil War Weekend. Sadly, the COVID pandemic has foiled our plans. Instead of meeting in Blacksburg for a weekend, we'll meet via zoom on consecutive Thursday evenings in March: March 4, 11, and 18, 2021.

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    "Free at Last - Martin Luther King, Jr.":  A Virtual Film Discussion and Celebration
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    On March 12 at 6:30 p.m.ET, we will discuss the film "Free at Last—Martin Luther King, Jr.", an Emmy Award-winning behind-the-scenes documentary of the last months of Dr. King’s life, during the planning of and training for the Poor People’s March. Please watch the 90-minute film prior to this celebration.

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    College of Science Pi Day 2021
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    Save the date now for the Run 4 Pi Virtual 5k on March 14. Registration includes a long sleeve shirt, a decal, and an embroidered keychain Register by March 1 to receive your race packet by March 14.

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    Getting Your Deck Ready for Spring
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    Many houses and apartments have exterior decks and balconies that provide outdoor living space. Unfortunately, many people are injured or killed from deck-related problems in the U.S. each year. On March 18 at noon ET, join Professor Joe Loferski of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials as he presents details on the problem of deck safety and what homeowners can do to inspect their own decks and guardrails.

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    Hokies in Sports Media
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    Join this online panel of Hokie sports experts on Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m. to talk all things March Madness.

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    Celebrating 50 Years of Computer Science:  Virtual 5k
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    Step away from your screen and participate in our virtual 5K with alumni from around the world on March 20-21! Register by February 15 to receive a special t-shirt and decal designed by computer science students, Jonah Bishop and Alyssa Farrell, in time to wear it for the race. This swag pack will be mailed to the address you provide at checkout.

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    HokieTalks: Exploring Contemporary Social Justice Issues
    HokieTalks: Exploring Contemporary Social Justice Issues

    Join us for a virtual HokieTalk exploring contemporary social justice issues on Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. ET

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    Genes Regulating Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
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    On Mar. 25 at 5:30 p.m., join Michael Young, Ph.D., as he discusses the genes that control circadian rhythms. Dr. Young is the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; the Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor; and Vice President for Academic Affairs at The Rockefeller University.

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    Black Alumni Reunion
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    Join us online April 12-18. This year's theme is: Reflecting. Reconnecting. Rising.

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    How Vaccines Train the Immune System in Ways No One Expected
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    On Apr. 15 at 5:30 p.m. ET, join Dr. Christine Stabell Benn as she discusses vaccines and our overall health. Dr. Benn is a Professor of Global Health at the University of Southern Denmark, and the Steering Board Member of The Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau.

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    Reunion Weekend 2021
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    Join Hokie Nation online from anywhere June 8-11. Reunion Weekend is going virtual. Connect with fellow Hokies from home.

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