This Week’s Events:
0. Ongoing Services – updated 8/15/22
1. CONNECTING THE OPENS: OPEN ACCESS, OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE, AND OPEN DATA
2. HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE UNIVERSITY’S OPEN ACCESS POLICY
3. THE LIFE OF A WARTIME CELEBRITY: MARGARET CHUNG WITH JUDY WU
4. LITERATURE REVIEWS AND DATABASE SEARCHING FOR ANIMAL & LIFE SCIENCES
5. SCIENCE ON TAP NRV: INNOVATION IS OUR FUTURE
6. ART FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SPEAKER SERIES
7. LITERATURE REVIEW TRICKS & TOOLS
8. GLC CAFÉ
9. REFLECTION WALK 3.0
10. FEELS GRAD PEER SUPPORT CIRCLE – SELF-TALK AND AFFIRMATIONS
11. KIDS’ NIGHT OUT
12. CHI ALPHA GRADUATE LIFE GROUP
13. WHO ARE FILIPINX?
14. CAREERS IN STUDENT AFFAIRS PANEL
15. VT HACKEVENT 22
16. TALK: “WHAT IS FLAMENCO?
17. FARRUQUITO PERFORMS ÍNTIMO
18. FREE ONE-ON-ONE NUTRITION GUIDANCE – 1st posting
19. IMPORTANT COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS – 2nd posting
20. WINTER SESSION COURSE: EDHE 5984: ADDRESSING CRITICAL PROBLEMS IN HIGHER EDUCATION – 2nd posting
21. WINTER 2023 TRAVEL FUND PROGRAM – 2nd posting
22. SOLIDARITY WRITING GROUP – 2nd posting
23. RESEARCH NOTEBOOK ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP – 2nd posting
24. GA POSITION OPENING: SPRING 2023 GA FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION – 3rd posting
Volunteers and research participants sought:
25. RESEARCH POSTERS REQUESTED FOR HBCU SUMMIT–LIMITED AVAILABILITY – 1st posting
26. PARTICIPANTS REQUESTED: RESEARCH TALK LIGHTENING ROUND HBCU SUMMIT–LIMITED AVAILABILITY – 1st posting
27. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A DEBUGGING RESEARCH STUDY – 2nd posting
28. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR INTERVIEWS AROUND GRADUATE STUDENTS’ NEEDS AND INTERESTS – 2nd posting
29. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT HISTORIC SMITHFIELD – 3rd posting
30. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NSF NRT ANNUAL MEETING – 3rd posting
31. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR CLEAT PERFORMANCE AND PLANTAR LOADING STUDY – 3rd posting
32. OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE VT LEARN LAB: CONNECTING MATH AND READING (FOR 3rd, 4th, 5TH, AND 6TH GRADE) – 3rd posting
33. HALLOWEEN BLOOD DRIVE – October 31
34. DMV CONNECT AT BLACKSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY – October 31
35. ATOM-r ZOOM PERFORMANCE WATCH PARTY – November 336. APIDA MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP – November 7
37. STARTING YOUR ETD: FORMATTING TIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS – November 7
38. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: KEYNOTE AND GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM – November 10
39. WGD VIRTUAL DISCUCUSSION SERIES: THE GENDERING OF CLIMATE CHANGE SHOLARSHIP IN AFRICA – Nov 10
40. EVALUATING LITERATURE & CRITICALLY APPRAISING RESEARCH – November 10
41. DIVERSITY SCHOLARS INFO SESSION – November 15
0. Ongoing Services – updated 08/15/22
- GRADUATE SCHOOL: In-person advising, drop-off or pick-up of documents and materials, and a space to study and take a break! Visit SHIP (120 GLC), M-F 9:00-4:00pm. If you prefer Zoom advising: request one-on-one assistantship or academic advising by using our online request form to set-up a Zoom session.
- CAREER ADVISING: schedule career advising appointment via https://career.vt.edu/job-search/Handshake.html ; NOTE: There will be no GLC drop-ins for the Fall 2022 semester
- COOK COUNSELING: Drop-in Zoom hours, Tuesdays 10am-12pm and Thursdays and Fridays 3pm-5pm, Zoom links found here. To make an appointment, visit: https://vt-ucc.titaniumhwc.com/ScheduleGraduateFirstCookConnect
- WRITING CENTER SERVICES: Schedule an appointment at https://vt.mywconline.com/
- GRADUATE OMBUDSPERSON: contact for appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org, 540-231-9573
1. CONNECTING THE OPENS: OPEN ACCESS, OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE, AND OPEN DATA Monday, October 24, 6-8pm, Newman Library 207A or Zoom Open access to federally funded research and data is coming! Learn about the White House’s OSTP Memo https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/08-2022-OSTP-Public-Access-Memo.pdf with Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC at 6pm on Monday 6/24 and at 6:45pm hear lightning-speed introductions to Open Access, Open Data, and Open Educational Resources by faculty from the University Libraries. Register here: https://calendar.lib.vt.edu/event/9715474
2. HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE UNIVERSITY’S OPEN ACCESS POLICY Tuesday, October 25, 2-3pm, Virtual Did you know that Virginia Tech’s Open Access Policy makes it easier for any VT-affiliated researcher to freely and immediately share their published, peer reviewed research with the world? Join us online to learn more. Register here: https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/researchdiscovery/courses/lib99-102522
3. THE LIFE OF A WARTIME CELEBRITY: MARGARET CHUNG WITH JUDY WU Tuesday, October 25, 6-7pm, Squires 140 and Zoom Join the ACEC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with Dr. Judy Wu as she highlights Dr. Margaret Chung, the first Chinese American woman to become a physician. Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3R7lDvV
5. SCIENCE ON TAP NRV: INNOVATION IS OUR FUTURE Wednesday, October 26, 5:30-7pm, Rising Silo Brewery, 2351 Glade Road, Blacksburg Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is an organization dedicated to connecting, leading and supporting nearly 200 companies in the technology community. The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council will highlight scientists, researchers and startups that are changing the landscape of our ecosystem. Plus, hear how multi-organizational collaborations surrounding biotechnology are putting our region on the map.
6. ART FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SPEAKER SERIES Wednesday, October 26, 6-7pm, GLC Room F Are you someone who’s concerned about environmental justice? Are you someone who likes to use arts as a medium to do so? We are a bunch of engineers, designers, architects etc. coming together to use arts as a medium to spread awareness about Environmental justice. Join Danielle Simms and Chad Martin as they discuss their roles in the Department of Environmental Quality. Pizza will be provided! Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/ofVL33AYnXBxcDfs7
7. LITERATURE REVIEW TRICKS & TOOLS Thursday, October 27, 2-3:30pm, Newman 207A or online How do you decide where to search? How can you access something the library doesn’t have in its collections? How can you be alerted to new studies that have just come out? How can you stay organized throughout while finding and selecting literature for your review? In this 1.5 hour session, we’ll introduce you to tricks and helpful tools that address these questions and can help you save time and enhance your searches for and review of literature. If this session is of interest to you, check out our other “evidence synthesis” workshops this fall! If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email email@example.com at least 10 business days prior to the event. For more information or to register for the in-person or the virtual: https://calendar.lib.vt.edu/event/9539589
8. GLC CAFÉ Thursday, October 27, 3:30-5pm, GLC Reading Room Note: No Café on Wednesday this week, Pumpkinpalooza on the GLC lawn will replace Wednesday’s Café. Enjoy coffee, tea, cookies and conversation with graduate students and Graduate School staff. Bring your own mug if you can! The GLC Café occurs every Thursday and the 2nd and 4th Wednesday.
9. REFLECTION WALK 3.0 Thursday, October 27, 5-7pm, Heritage Community Park Midterms pulling you down?? All you can think about is work?? Didn’t get a chance to celebrate your small victories?? Courses and workload pulling you down?? Let’s hit pause on the work-life for a bit and go on a reflection walk to the Heritage community park together. Come grab a coffee at the GLC Cafe (3:30-5:00 pm) on Thursday, 10/27. We will try to carpool to Heritage Park. Meet us at the GLC Reading room or directly at the park. Based on the time, we might grab dinner at Rising Silo afterwards. Contact Diksha Pilania firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
10. FEELS GRAD PEER SUPPORT CIRCLE – SELF-TALK AND AFFIRMATIONS Thursday, October 27, 6pm, GLC Wellness Room This is a supportive space led by graduate students, for graduate students. For today, we will talk about ways to monitor and reframe negative thoughts, and take the time to create our own affirmations. No need to register or even swipe in. Come whenever you like. For more information visit the FEELS webpage: https://hokiewellness.vt.edu/students/outreach/feels.html
11. KIDS’ NIGHT OUT Thursday, October 27, 6:30-8:00pm, VT Women’s Center Please join us for Kids’ Night Out, an evening of fun, free childcare for kids age 2 (potty trained) to 10. We have toys, games, activities, snacks, and sitters with lots of energy. Get some classwork done, meet with friends, or just take some time for yourself! Sign up here to enroll for this week, and join us in the future by signing up each week: L https://doodle.com/meeting/participate/id/dJqVWNvb location is at the VT Women’s Center, 206 Washington Street. Park in the back and come up the stairs to enter. KNO is held every Thursday during the semester from 6:30 to 8. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
12. CHI ALPHA GRADUATE LIFE GROUP Thursday, October 27, 7-9pm, 1803 Sussex We are a group of students and young professionals that seek to live out the goal of doing life together. Join us as we explore the Bible and learn how to navigate this phase of life!!
13. WHO ARE FILIPINX? Thursday, October 27, 7-8pm, Squires 140 and Virtual Join us for this collaborative event between the ACEC, El Centro and FASA for a conversation about FilipinX Identity in celebration of Filipino American History Month. Light refreshments will be served. Register here: https://bit.ly/3r0ITB5
14. CAREERS IN STUDENT AFFAIRS PANEL Friday, October 28, 2-3:30pm, GLC room B This program is for current professional staff, undergraduate students interested in the field of Student Affairs, graduate students, and campus community partners. Come learn about some of the various pathways into the field, meet leaders in the division, and spend time discussing the following themes: Student Needs & Expectations, Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, Professional Preparation & Development, Workforce Satisfaction & Retention. Register here
15. VT HACKEVENT 22 Friday, October 28, 5-8pm, Mcbryde Hall room 209 Organized by ARC@VT and IEEE@VT Sponsored by IBM, Neural Magic and NSF funded Open OnDemand, Hackevent’22 will host series of invited talks by scientist from national labs, hands on tutorials and lectures. The event is free and open for all levels of students. Topic will include deep learning, scalable computing and chip designing to solution by IBM open power foundation. Students will be provided access to ARC supercomputers. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcRsMV9lZtvtsZEAIOOo9p9b4ZZFHrd4RF22rJd9PJnVrktQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=mail_form_link
16. TALK: “WHAT IS FLAMENCO? Friday, October 28, 6-7pm, Moss Arts Center Prior to our performance of Íntimo, join us for our pre-performance talk of featuring María del Carmen Caña Jiménez, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Virginia Tech What are the fundamentals of flamenco dance and music? There are many things to learn and enjoy about this multidisciplinary art form, from its development in the 15th century to its manifestation today. Learn about palmas, pitos, and an array of other components of the style in this engaging primer on a spirited tradition. Free but registration is required: https://artscenter.vt.edu/experiences/farruquito-talk.html
17. FARRUQUITO PERFORMS ÍNTIMO Friday, October 28, 7:30-9pm, Moss Arts Center An international superstar and heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty, Spanish dancer Farruquito is hailed by the New York Times as “the greatest flamenco dancer of this new century.” With a stellar cast of dancers, musicians, and vocalists, Farruquito evokes a journey through this stirring dance form full of sensations and freedom. In Íntimo, Farruquito recounts the origins and history of flamenco, showing the dance in its purest state. Intimate but imbued with strength, the performance reveals the most personal side of Farruquito. Tickets are $10 for students with ID and youth 18 and under, or sign up for our free last-minute rush seats for students by texting “arts” to 833-966-1838. https://artscenter.vt.edu/performances/farruquito.html
18. FREE ONE-ON-ONE NUTRITION GUIDANCE – 1st posting Seeking nutrition guidance? Are you interested in learning how to make food choices that support a healthy lifestyle? Maybe you need help with skills for shopping and cooking to help you reach your wellness goals. If you have any of these concerns or others, upper-level nutrition students are here to help. The Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise Department at Virginia Tech provides FREE one-on-one nutrition counseling services (In-person or Zoom) to any interested students, faculty, or staff. Just go to https://www.hnfe.vt.edu/nutrition_counseling.html and sign up today!
19. IMPORTANT COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS – 2nd posting Effective fall 2022, doctoral students who want to participate in the Graduate School commencement ceremony must have their final examination card showing satisfactorily passing of the examination submitted to and finalized by the Graduate School seven days prior to the commencement ceremony in order to participate. All doctoral diplomas will be mailed directly to students from the diploma company; no diplomas will be distributed on stage. For fall 2022 doctoral graduates, the final examination card must be submitted to and finalized by the Graduate School by Friday, December 9, 2022.
20. WINTER SESSION COURSE: EDHE 5984: ADDRESSING CRITICAL PROBLEMS IN HIGHER EDUCATION – 2nd posting Addressing critical problems in higher education is an exploration of contemporary issues for all educators with application to those working in P-12 and higher education, as well as teachers, counselors, staff, and administrators. The purpose of the class is to engage in conversations about the various roles and responsibilities of educators, and how all educators contribute to shaping the future of higher education. Students will engage with a range of topics such as impact of college choice, student activism, influence of institutional type (e.g., for profit), and marginalized populations. This is an asynchronous online course open to students in any graduate program. For more information contact Chase Catalano firstname.lastname@example.org
21. WINTER 2023 TRAVEL FUND PROGRAM – 2nd posting Graduate students presenting research conducted at Virginia Tech are eligible to apply for the Winter 2023 Travel Fund Program! Grants may cover registration, lodging, meals, abstract fees and other costs of presenting at an in-person or virtual conference with a start date from Jan. 1-March 31. Students from all disciplines are invited to apply, even if your conference abstract has not been officially accepted. Applications due November 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Please e-mail email@example.com with any questions, and visit: gpss.vt.edu/programs/tfp for full details and information.
22. SOLIDARITY WRITING GROUP – 2nd posting Calling all Black women graduate students and Black women faculty/staff to join the Solidarity Writing Group! Writing sessions are held Mondays (virtually) and Wednesdays (in-person and virtually) from 9a to 1p.m in Norris Hall. Please contact Zuleka Woods, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
23. RESEARCH NOTEBOOK ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP – 2nd posting Maintaining good journal habits and sticking to organization systems can be challenging in graduate school. However, as researchers, it’s important that we have such systems to help keep us on the path to success. Join the VT grad student Research Journal Accountability Group! We meet Mondays, 5:30PM ROB 112 and Thursdays, 5:00PM ROB 116 First cohort runs from Oct 17th – Nov 16th! Sign Up Here! https://forms.gle/3GSwy7Fm4TPVCKKW7
24. GA POSITION OPENING: SPRING 2023 GA FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION –3rd posting Join the Global Education Office for a spring 2023 assistantship in web design and data analysis! Play a key role in understanding the students we serve on-campus and abroad, and make an impact by making information for students about study abroad opportunities more engaging and accessible. Duties/Responsibilities Conduct data analysis investigating the make-up of the current study abroad population to develop an understanding of program participation by type and destination, underrepresented student participation, and changes to the study abroad population over time. Conduct market surveys and research to best inform a redesign of GEO’s website. Redesign the structure of GEO’s website. Update web content and information provided to students through Terra Dotta* software. Assist with GEO events including global education recruiting fairs and other events. *Terra Dotta is the study abroad enrollment management platform used at VT. GA training will be provided by GEO staff. Contact Marielle Wijnands email@example.com or 540-231-0394 or visit for more information: https://www.globaleducation.vt.edu/content/dam/globaleducation_vt_edu/GEO-GA%20job%20desc-Web%20Design%20and%20Data%20Analysis.pdf
25. RESEARCH POSTERS REQUESTED FOR HBCU SUMMIT–LIMITED AVAILABILITY – 1st posting Openings available for research poster session at the HBCU/MSI Research Summit. The summit offers the opportunity for faculty from Virginia Tech to identify partner faculty and students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) / Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to engage in summer research opportunities and grant proposals. This is your chance to present research amongst some of the nation’s leading faculty and students! Please complete the survey by Thursday, October 27th. Poster session will take place on Monday, November 7, 2022, 3:00pm- 4.00pm, in-person, at the Inn at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg). For more information: https://virginiatech.questionpro.com/posterSignUpSummit
26. PARTCIPANTS REQUESTED: RESEARCH TALK LIGHTENING ROUND HBCU SUMMIT–LIMITED AVAILABILITY – 1st posting OPEN TO FACULTY AND STUDENTS!!!! The summit offers the opportunity for faculty from Virginia Tech to identify partner faculty and students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) / Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to engage in summer research opportunities and grant proposals. This is your chance to present research in a lightening talk format amongst some of the nation’s leading faculty and students! Please complete the survey by Thursday, October 27th. Lightening discussions will take place on Monday, November 7th 2:30 to 3.00 p.m., in-person, at the Inn at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg). For more information: https://virginiatech.questionpro.com/2022SummitTalknominations
27. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A DEBUGGING RESEARCH STUDY –2nd posting The Code World, No Blanket lab invites you to participate in a debugger study designed to develop a greater understanding of investigator knowledge and beliefs regarding the programmer’s usage of debuggers. Eligible participants will complete an online survey, which takes 10~15 minutes to complete. We are seeking participants that are 18 years and older, current Virginia Tech student. Link to survey: https://go.gmu.edu/debug
28. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR INTERVIEWS AROUND GRADUATE STUDENTS’ NEEDS AND INTERESTS – 2nd posting Calling participants to do a 30-45 minute interview involving graduate students’ needs and interests at VT. If you wish not to be interviewed, questions can be sent via email for participants to respond to. Deadline, November 17. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
29. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT HISTORIC SMITHFIELD – 3rd posting We have many volunteer opportunities! Docents in History, Museum Store/Retail, Research Projects, Computer Science: Web Design, Graphic Design, Collections & Archives, Special Events, Grant Writing, Gardening, Camp Counselors, and Education Outreach. We need volunteers from all backgrounds and with all skill sets. We accept volunteers all year round. No deadlines. For more information contact: Menna Fahmy email@example.com
30. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NSF NRT ANNUAL MEETING – 3rd posting We are looking for students to help during the NSF NRT Annual PI meeting held on October 17-19 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. We are able to offer $50 in VT pay for their help running the zoom sessions for all the breakout sessions, and helping with details for making the hybrid experience positive for everyone. Contact: Sharon Stacy firstname.lastname@example.org For more information or register here: https://forms.gle/A4ZibEKunJyLcUTWA
31. PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR CLEAT PERFORMANCE AND PLANTAR LOADING STUDY – 3rd posting The Granata Lab at Virginia Tech is looking for participants in a research study (protocol IRB# 22-664). This research study aims to determine how performance and pressure forces of the foot are impacted by cleat type and sex assigned at birth. Once consented, participants will complete two short surveys and a series of agility tasks while wearing American football cleats and soccer cleats. The pedar-x insole system will be used to collect pressure force data during each agility task you complete. Participation involves one visit that will last approximately 75 minutes. Eligible participants must be between the ages of 18-25, wear a shoe size of men’s 7-12 (women’s 8.5-13.5), play a cleated sport at least two times a week for a minimum of one hour each time, have not had any lower extremity injuries in the last six months that limited physical activity for more than two days, and are not pregnant. If you have questions please contact Tyana Scott email@example.com
32. OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE VT LEARN LAB: CONNECTING MATH AND READING (FOR 3RD, 4TH, 5TH, and 6TH GRADE) – 3rd posting The “Connecting Math and Reading” research study is approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB Protocol #21-669). The project aims to better understand children’s cognitive development and examine associations among children’s different math and vocabulary skills. Children in 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade are eligible to participate. You will be compensated $15 for your time and effort, and your child will receive some small prizes during the 45-50-minute session. If you are interested in more information, please visit https://bit.ly/VTMathandReading to view detailed information and schedule your one-time visit to campus (Wallace Hall). If you have any additional questions, please contact the research team directly Dr. Caroline Hornburg, firstname.lastname@example.org 540-231-2664
33. HALLOWEEN BLOOD DRIVE Monday, October 31, 9am-2pm,Waterfall Room of the Vet Med Building The Graduate Public Health Association is hosting the Red Cross for a Halloween blood drive. There are 47 total slots, but they may fill up fast. Feel free to come in costume! Register here: Follow the link, enter the zip code and scroll down to the 31st: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive
34. DMV CONNECT AT BLACKSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY Monday, October 31, 10am-4pm (closed for lunch 12:30-1:30pm), Blacksburg Public Library Can’t get to DMV? DMV is coming to you! DMV Connect offers: REAL ID, drivers licenses, identification cards (adult and child), disabled parking placards, vehicle titles, Virginia vital records, address changes, vehicle registrations, E-Z Pass transponders, compliance summaries, transcripts, hunting and fishing licenses, knowledge testing. Walk-ins only.
35. ATOM-r ZOOM PERFORMANCE WATCH PARTY Thursday, November 3, 5-8pm, Creativity and Innovation District Community Assembly/Lobby Join us for a Zoom performance and live Q&A with the performance duo ATOM-r on Thursday, November 3rd at 7pm ET in the Community Assembly/Lobby of the Creativity and Innovation District Building (located directly behind the Graduate Life Center). The watch party is free and catered by Our Daily Bread. ATOM-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality) is a collective exploring 21st century embodiment through performance, poetics and emerging technologies. The work mixes the live body with ubiquitous computing through an implementation of Augmented Reality (AR) in which virtual content is overlaid onto bodies and spaces. This event is sponsored by the VT Graduate Arts Council and The New River: A Journal of Digital Art & Literature.
36. APIDA MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP Monday, November 7, 4-5pm, Squires 140 and Zoom Join us at the ACEC for our monthly APIDA Mental Health Support Group meet and this time our theme will be ‘Gratitude’ which would also include a note-card writing activity. Join us in person for some light refreshments. Register here: https://bit.ly/3ePlY9k
37. STARTING YOUR ETD: FORMATTING TIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS Monday, November 7, 7pm, Zoom We’ll discuss how to format and structure your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) so that you can submit it after your defense and best meet Graduate School formatting guidelines. This presentation is aimed at students in the early stages of writing their thesis or dissertation but is relevant to students at any stage of the process. https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/81734365548
38. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: KEYNOTE AND GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM Thursday, November 10, 8am, various locations Virginia Tech will celebrate International Education Week November 10-14, 2022 with a series of engaging events open to the entire Virginia Tech community. International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that highlights the benefits of international education and mobility worldwide. Please join us for the diversity of events celebrating international education including Keynote address, Global symposium, Intercultural learning workshop, International Student Perspectives Panel and many more. To learn more, please visit IEW website: https://international.vt.edu/IEW.html
39. WGD VIRTUAL DISCUSSION SERIES: THE GENDERING OF CLIMATE CHANGE SHOLARSHIP IN AFRICA Thursday, November 10, 12:30-1:20pm, Zoom Women and Gender in International Development (WGD) at Virginia Tech is hosting their final event of the Virtual Discussion Series for Fall 2022, featuring Dr. Siera Vercillo on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 12:30-1:30 pm (EDT). Dr. Vercillo is an Adjunct Professor and Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development, University of Waterloo. The title of her talk is “The gendering of climate change scholarship in Africa.” The discussion series is organized by the Center for International Research, Education, and Development and is an InclusiveVT initiative of Outreach and International Affairs. Please check the link below to know more about the discussion series: https://bit.ly/3n189Gy. Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3fMoLAt
40. EVALUATING LITERATURE & CRITICALLY APPRAISING RESEARCH Thursday, November 10, 2-3:30pm, Newman 207A or online Critical appraisal is a universally useful skill for any literature review method. In this 2 hour session, we’ll discuss the importance and value of evaluating literature and critical appraising research. Participants will be introduced to several critical appraisal tools that can help researchers to evaluate the risk of bias in studies and reviews. We’ll also discuss how you may consider approaching critical appraisal in your own review. If this session is of interest to you, check out our other “evidence synthesis” workshops this fall! For more information or to register for either in-person or online: https://calendar.lib.vt.edu/event/9539635 If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email: email@example.com at least 10 business days prior to the event.
41. DIVERSITY SCHOLARS INFO SESSION Tuesday, November 15, 2-3pm, Zoom Do you want to know more about the Diversity Scholars program and about the application process? Get the details at this virtual info session. Register at: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwodu2rqDMiGt2FoXq79BtjH60xSxE8u-Z8 For questions or additional information, please email the Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org.