New Town Exhibit | Video Showcase

A few traces of the New Town community are left in Blacksburg, but for the most part, this historic area has been lost to development, expansion and growth. Like many people, you may not have even heard of New Town. As cities change and evolve, it can be a challenge to find the balance between… Read more »

VT News: Open Access Week speaker will talk about scholarly communication in an era of big data

Researchers face many obstacles when utilizing large data sets and computational research in their findings, including how to provide access to data and software used to create published results, and what metadata and tools should accompany digital published research.   Victoria Stodden, associate professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the… Read more »

VT News: Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant brings historical and cultural events to campus

Virginia Tech is partnering with nationally recognized Latino cultural scholars and artists to increase awareness of Latino American history through a grant and programming initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.   The grant supports scholar-led viewing and discussion events that feature the documentary film “Latino Americans,” the first… Read more »

VT News: Oral history project celebrates and preserves LGBTQ history at Virginia Tech

Several campus groups began a project last year to collect and archive information related to the LGBTQ experience at Virginia Tech. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 10, an exhibit, “Sharing Our Voices: A Celebration of the Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Project,” will feature archives, interviews, images, films, and a new web archive highlighting LGBTQ history. The… Read more »