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2017 Pregame HokieTalks

9-10 a.m. on home game Saturdays
Assembly Hall at the Holtzman Alumni Center

Join us during the football season for a series of Saturday morning lectures before home games featuring faculty experts. The talks are free and open to the public.

The hyperloop team works on their project.

Sept. 9

Explore the past and the present with our faculty expert who will talk about the Middle Ages and Game of Thrones, plus the International SpaceX competition.
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Graduate students under the tutelege of Jeffrey Marion, Adjunct Professor, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, conduct research on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia.

Oct. 21

How is the College of Natural Resources and Environment preparing students to be effective in a changing world? Find out, plus hear from the College of Engineering's new dean, Julia Ross.
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College of Pamplin study abroad student pose with a Virginia Tech flag

Sept. 23

Pamplin students are changing the world one semester at a time. Hear about the college's Creating Sustainable Social Change Study Abroad Program.
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Virginia Cooperative Extension household water quality program water kit testing.

Oct. 28

Get the latest updates from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Plus hear about fermentation science at Virginia Tech, and find out more about water quality, and what analyzing it can tell us.
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Neuroscience image

Sept. 30

College of Science faculty will talk 21st-century science, big data, and neuroscience. The latter is a rapidly growing scientific discipline.
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A photo of Virginia Tech's new drone park under construction.

Nov. 18

What will Virginia Tech look like in the future? Find out from Mike Dunn, Transportation Planning and Engineering For the Office of University Planning manager, who will discuss the university's master plan.
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Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Holtzman Alumni Center lot. Enter through The Inn at the Virginia Tech entrance from Prices Fork Road.  Parking lots open at 7 a.m.

Notify the parking attendant you plan to attend this event at the Alumni Association to receive free parking.