Seàn-Patrick Lovett — who describes himself as Irish by origin, African by birth, and Italian by adoption — will address motivation and provocation in his talk, “If not now, when? If not you, who?” when he visits Blacksburg on March 20-21.
The University Libraries will host the VT Authors Recognition Event from 5 - 7 p.m. March 21 in the fourth floor, Newman Library. This 14th annual event will honor Virginia Tech authors from colleges, programs, and offices across the university.
All 10 finalist teams received a $1,000 prize to get their new business off the ground. Through the event, they were also offered such resources as mentoring, legal assistance, and funding opportunities.
The Werth family’s gift increased the number of dedicated seats for proctoring tests from 28 to 46, increasing capacity by an additional 252 students during final exam week. The Werth Testing Center is part of Services for Students with Disabilities.
The center, which offers everything from counseling and support services to professional programs and events that advocate for and empower women, will host a series of special anniversary activities through May.
The Virginia Tech College of Science and Alumni Relations are hosting two public panel discussions in February focusing on women working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Half of the family’s gift will be designated to the renovation and expansion of the Hokies football strength and conditioning center. The other half will go toward the Pamplin College of Business and its future Global Business and Analytics Complex.
The Virginia Tech Policy Strategic Growth Area (SGA) is taking aim at helping research teams place policy considerations front and center in interdisciplinary projects focused on pressing contemporary issues.