2018 Pregame HokieTalks
9:30-10:30 a.m. on home game Saturdays
Assembly Hall at the Holtzman Alumni Center
Join us at the Holtzman Alumni Center during home games for a series of pregame lectures featuring faculty experts. The talks are free and open to the public.
Hear from leading female scientists from Virginia Tech and learn about their research into the human brain, alternative energy and more.
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Dean Richard Blythe will lead a conversation on the vision for his college.
Graduate School Dean Karen DePauw, third-year medical student Mustafa Rasheed, and Clinical Associate Professor Kevin Lahmers will speak.
Oct. 25 (4:30 p.m. start)
R.E. Sorensen Professor in Finance Janine Hiller and Professor Robin Russell will explore cybersecurity and what Virginia Tech is doing about it.
Associate Professor Robert Weiss, Associate Professor Sarah Karpanty, and Assistant Professor Nina Stark will speak.
Professor Matthew W. Hulver will discuss transforming human health through metabolism and obesity research and University Distinguished Professor
Nikki Giovanni will explore what poetry brings to life.