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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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    Latinx and Hispanic Alumni Society Social is April 9
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    Enjoy a night of fun and trivia with the Virginia Tech Latinx and Hispanic Alumni Society.

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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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    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. Apr. 13 (education and pre-health focus).

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    Hokies for Good: Conquering Cancer through Collaboration
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    Join us on April 13 at 7 p.m. ET as we explore the groundbreaking partnership between Virginia Tech's Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and Children's National Hospital in Washington D.C. Our panel discussion will highlight the innovative ecosystem where best-in-class research partners are advancing, discovering, and developing breakthroughs into new treatments and technologies to benefit children everywhere.

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    New Music Ensemble presents....Everything Else
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    On April 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET, the New Music Ensemble present a video show of experimental works by Sarah Hennies, Alvin Lucier, Pauline Oliveros, and Jennifer Walshe.

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    Blocksburg Summit 2021
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    The Department of Computer Science presents Blocksburg 2021. This event, part of the Virginia Tech Blockchain Initiative that is sponsored by a signature gift from block.one, will extend the ideas discussed during the 2019 Blocksburg Summit to a virtual audience. April 13 at 9 a.m. ET.

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    The Biochemistry of COVID-19:  Variants, Vaccines, and Viability
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    Join us on April 14 at 2 p.m. ET for a discussion on the biochemistry of COVID-19. Dr. Glenda Gillaspy and Dr. Ryan Burnette ’99, ’05 will debunk myths as they evaluate the safety and efficacy of current SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, explain the processes in which these vaccines were made and tested, and predict what the remainder of the year has in store in terms of mitigation and spread.

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    Computer Science Virtual Student Showcase
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    Explore the projects featured in our Virtual Student Showcase anytime after April 15, 2021 at 9:00am ET to see what our student groups and researchers have been up to!

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    To Feed or Not to Feed Wild Birds
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    Join us on April 15 at noon as Assistant Professor Ashley Dayer of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation will shed new light on how people in the U.S. feed birds, what motivates this behavior, and what actions they can take to manage predators and disease at feeders. She will address how the interactions between birds and the people who feed them may impact both bird populations and human well-being, and share resources for responsible bird feeding.

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    Protect Your Spirit:  Native Resistance to Settler Violence
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    On April 15 at noon ET, the Department of History at Virginia Tech is thrilled to host a panel featuring five experts on Native resistance to settler violence including physical, ideological, and environmental violence.

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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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    "Cartography"
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    Hear the stories of young refugees when "Cartography" asks what part we play in the lives of young people who set out into the unsure waters of their futures. Streaming directly to your home on April 15 at 7 p.m. ET, this multimedia play brings a world alive with movement and migration as the effects of climate change, war, and poverty give shape to where we’ve come from and where we’re going.

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    Symposium on Mass Incarceration, Communities, and Families
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    This free virtual event on April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. represents a transdisciplinary and inclusive effort to highlight the scope, impact, and response to widespread imprisonment in Virginia. Panelists consist of community leaders, social justice activists, justice-involved persons, and scholars from the Virginia Tech community as well as other Virginia universities.

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    2021 Virtual Run in Remembrance
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    From April 16-18, a virtual run in remembrance will be hosted as the Virginia Tech community reflects on the vibrant lives of the 32 students and faculty who were tragically taken from us on April 16, 2007. The virtual walk/run will be held over a three day period to encourage proper distancing and adherence to state and local guidelines, while supporting social connectedness.

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    Steep Canyon Rangers
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    On April 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET, experience the diverse sounds of today’s Appalachia when some of our region’s leading musicians take the Fife stage for an exclusive livestream. Grammy winner Steep Canyon Rangers, known for its innovative spirit and virtuosic playing, headlines this evening, which includes opener Amythyst Kiah, a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, who amazes audiences with her raw and powerful vocals.

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    Virginia Tech's Layered Histories:  Inspiring Dialogue Through Pubic Art
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    Join Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity Menah Pratt-Clarke in a moderated discussion with the finalists of the Council on Virginia Tech History's international public art ideas competition on April 19 from 12 - 1 p.m ET. Learn more about the inspiration and creative process of works to be commissioned on the university's Blacksburg campus.

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    Music on Mondays:  Musical Birds in 45 Minutes
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    Join us on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET for a delightful 45-minute recital by pianist Hsiang Tu of music inspired by birds!

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    The Future of Energy
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    The future of energy is changing—and fast. More than ever, the complex issues in this sector require bold visions and creative partnerships—something Hokies have always been known for. To celebrate and learn from distinguished faculty and industry alumni leading the way, Aluminate is pleased to announce this event on April 20 at 3 p.m. ET.

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    VT Percussion Ensemble
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    On April 20 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Virginia Tech Percussion, directed by Annie Stevens, presents an evening of percussion chamber music. Highlights include the premiere of Glow Dance! by Shruthi Rajasekar and the premiere of Eric Lyon's arrangement of Helter Skelter for marimba quartet.

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    Inclusive Leader Series:  A Conversation with Theresita Richard
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    Please join us on April 22 at 3 p.m. ET for a conversation with Theresita Richard of Capital One. She leads Capital One’s diversity, inclusion and belonging (DIB) strategy, and serves as the DIB lead to the Capital One Racial Equity (CORE) Initiative, which advances racial equity, justice and inclusion for Black and Latinx associates and communities.

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    Road to Reunion:  Alumni Chat with Paula Poundstone
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    On April 22 at 7 p.m. ET, join celebrated comedian Paula Poundstone for an exclusive question-and-answer session for Virginia Tech alumni in advance of her performance during Reunion Weekend 2021.

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    VTAC/CAR Biennial Conference:  Autism in the COVID-19 Era
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    The VTAC/CAR biennial autism conference on April 23 at 2 p.m. ET will feature a keynote address from Dr. Micah Mazurek, Assoc Professor in the Dept of Human Services at UVA and the Director of Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) program, who will present on “Leveraging Technology to Enhance Access to Best-Practice Care for Autism”. Additional speakers will address cutting edge research in biomedical/imaging, technology, intervention, and sibling relationships.

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    Opera Workshop
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    Join us on April 25 at 3 p.m. ET as Virginia Tech students perform opera selections, showcasing their work from the semester.

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    Melodies & Monologues:  A Student Revue - Spring Awakening
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    After a cold winter left behind desolate living conditions, spring is awakening and bringing things back to life! In this student showcase on April 28 at 6 p.m. ET, we hope to symbolize the strong parallels between the turn of the seasons and everyday transitions we see in our society through pandemic recovery and political reform.

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    Ephrat Asherie Dance "Odeon"
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    On April 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET, Moss presents this performance of Odeon streamed from the Joyce Theater in New York City, followed by a live discussion with Ephrat and Ehud. A New York City-based b-girl, dancer, choreographer, and a Bessie Award winner, Ephrat has shown off her formidable street dance chops as a favorite member of Dorrance Dance. Ehud is a jazz pianist who integrates the venerable New York piano tradition into his inventive style.

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    Alice Underground
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    Join the School of Performing Arts on May 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET for the free online premiere of "Alice Underground". After a year defined by muted screens, distance learning, and Zoom happy hours, Alice, a college student, falls down the rabbit hole into a world almost as strange as the one she left behind.

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    Cornerstone Alumni Reunion
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    Join us online May 19-21 to connect with fellow alumni and learn more about your alma mater.

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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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