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Josie's Office Hours In-Person

Join Josie the Therapy Dog from Cook Counseling for her weekly office hours located on the 2nd floor of Newman Library near the Popular Reading Collection. If you are an individual with a disability...  More
Date:
Monday, April 22, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
11:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
2nd Floor Commons (Newman Library)

University Libraries Skills Showcase In-Person

The Skills Showcase honors and recognizes students makers who use library spaces, technology, expertise, and more. Join us to celebrate creativity and skills from all backgrounds! There will also be...  More
Date:
Monday, April 22, 2024
Time:
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:
2nd Floor Commons (Newman Library), Blacksburg Campus
Audience:
  Beginners     Undergraduates     Public     Graduate Students     Faculty/Staff     Alumni  
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Aviation in the Archives: Open House and Paper Airplane Competition In-Person

Come explore a selection of materials from our Archives of American Aerospace Exploration collections and put your own aircraft construction skills to the test in our paper airplane competition!...  More
Date:
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Time:
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
1st Floor Commons (Newman Library), Blacksburg Campus
Audience:
  Beginners     Advanced     Undergraduates     Public     Graduate Students     Faculty/Staff     Alumni     Postdoc  
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Archival Adventures: Super Science Stories: Lost Legion Online

It's Speculative Fiction week! This week, we’ll explore the November 1941 issue of Super Science Stories as we look into Robert A. Heinlein’s “Lost Legacy.” This story was originally published under t...  More
Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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  Event > Livestream  

Intro to Virtual Reality Development: Part 2 In-Person

Join in the creation of a VR Demo, using Unreal Engine 5 & Blender, to create a virtual game that explores how coding works! Much like how the educational coding program Scratch provides interactive...  More
Date:
Friday, April 26, 2024
Time:
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Torgersen 3310, Blacksburg Campus
Audience:
  Beginners     Undergraduates     Public     Graduate Students     Faculty/Staff     Alumni  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
Register! - 14 seats left

Josie's Office Hours In-Person

Join Josie the Therapy Dog from Cook Counseling for her weekly office hours located on the 2nd floor of Newman Library near the Popular Reading Collection. If you are an individual with a disability...  More
Date:
Monday, April 29, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
11:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
2nd Floor Commons (Newman Library)

Medicine & Society in Times of a Pandemic: Panel Discussion (Roanoke, VA) In-Person / Online

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion as our panelists examine the social and cultural history of epidemics in the last century. Spanning from the Spanish flu to the more recent challenges of...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
4 Riverside, Room G101 A&B, Health Sciences & Technology Campus
Audience:
  Undergraduates     Public     Graduate Students     Faculty/Staff     Postdoc  
Categories:
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Registration Type:
In-Person Registration / Online Registration
Register! - 257 seats left

Archival Adventures: Trip to Union Occupied New Orleans | USS Dacotah Engineer's Journal Part 4 Online

It's time for an adventure! This week we continue our series on the Phillip Peltz Journal and the USS Dacotah, picking up in mid-May 1862 as the ship sets out on a round trip to Union Occupied New...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Categories:
  Event > Livestream  

Archival Adventures | True Crime: The 1917 trial of Charles Vawter, Jr. Online

It's time for an adventure! This we’re exploring some true crime at Virginia Tech with a look at the 1917 trial of professor Charles Erastus Vawter, Jr. Vawter’s father, Captain Charles E. Vawter,...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience:
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Categories:
  Event > Livestream  

Exhibit Showcase: Shooting for the Stars In-Person

Exhibit showcase reception for the exhibit Shooting for the Stars: A Survey of the Archives of American Aerospace Exploration from Special Collections and University Archives. Light refreshments will...  More
Date:
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
1st Floor Commons (Newman Library), Blacksburg Campus
Audience:
  Beginners     Advanced     Undergraduates     Public     Graduate Students     Faculty/Staff     Alumni     Postdoc  
Categories:
  Event     Exhibit  

Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience:
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Categories:
  Event > Livestream  

Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, June 26, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, July 3, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Categories:
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience:
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Categories:
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Categories:
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Archival Adventures Online

It's time for an adventure! Join our community collections archivist, Anthony Wright de Hernandez, for a livestream on Twitch! Every week we explore and discuss materials from Special Collections and...  More
Date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 4:30pm
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Categories:
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