Why would an otherwise sane (according to some), successful (according to others) scientist leave one of the country’s top five biomedical research enterprises to help build a new biomedical research institute in Roanoke? Join us on Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. ET for our October Chapter Cheers with Mike Friedlander to find out!
On Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET, join filmmakers from the School of Performing Arts' cinema program for a screening of "Hillbilly," co-directed by Ashley York and Sally Rubin, followed by a livestreamed Q&A with the filmmakers.
The Moss presents fiddlers Mark and Maggie O'Connor for a virtual performance on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Moderated by Dylan Locke, owner, Floyd Country Store and County Sales Music, and director, Handmade Music School in Floyd, Virginia.
We invite you to join us on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. ET for the first of a series on race, gender, and other concepts related to equality, fairness, and the role of organization in society. Our first speaker is Professor Dawn Bennett-Alexander from the University of Georgia.
No matter where you land, there will be a Hokie there to welcome you. Join the Richmond chapter on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. ET for a virtual alumni networking event. You'll get to meet your local young alumni committee, connect with members of your alumni chapter, and learn all about your new city.
On Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. ET, join us for our first ever Latinx/Hispanic Alumni Society event - the Student and Alumni Meet & Greet. Get acquainted and connected with current students and students from years past.
On Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. ET, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is hosting a virtual event to celebrate our very first class and the formation and foundation of our medical school. We look forward to reflecting on the last ten years and sharing the brand-new history wall recently added to our campus.
The Moss presents a virtual discussion with Ephrat Asherie on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET. In anticipation of presenting Odeon at the Moss this spring, Asherie breaks down the work and introduces the dancers. Then the whole company pulls off a livestreamed hip-hop improvisation. Unmissable!
On Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. ET, the libraries' semi-annual Game Night is going virtual! Join us for board games, tabletop RPGs, and panels--all safely online! And make sure to catch the premier of the libraries’ new D&D Twitch stream, The Role of Play, including a live chat with the DM and players.
The Moss presents a virtual solo theatre piece by Javaad Alipoor on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ET. Take a deep dive into the dark web, where tech-savvy extremist groups are ripping up the rule books and anonymous users burn with resentment and unfulfilled self-entitlement.
Hike anywhere, anytime between Nov. 7-17. When you sign up to participate you'll receive a box of Hokie gear and a portion of each registration fee is a gift to support outdoor recreation for current students.
Virginia Tech and the Science Museum of Western Virginia are proud to host the Virginia Tech Science Festival in Fall 2020. This year’s festival on Nov. 7 will be different in light of what we know and don’t know about COVID-19.
As VT prepares for its 150th anniversary in 2022, the VT150: Visualizing Virginia Tech History team is experimenting with creative technologies to bring the university’s past to life. Join us on Nov. 13 at 9 a.m. ET to explore different layers of the past in one place.
In this public lecture on Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Dr. Tracey will describe how neuroimaging techniques are helping researchers understand pain. Dr. Tracey is a Professor of Anesthetic Neuroscience in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Warden of Merton College, and the Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Oxford.
In this public lecture on Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Dr. Allen will discuss how advances in digital health care can impact patient privacy. Dr. Allen is the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law, and a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
On Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET, or Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. ET, experience an unforgettable take on the most famous holiday tale of all time, told through the colorful and creative lens of innovative puppet company Manual Cinema.
On Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Dr. Fuller will discuss how a new science-based HIV/AIDS intervention, which involves the participation of religious leader networks, is helping address infectious disease health disparities in the United States, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa.
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.
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.