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 »

VT News: Living Library showcases unique perspectives and diversity on campus

The Living Library: Real stories from real people

On Tuesday, March 31, University Libraries at Virginia Tech will offer several new stories for patrons, but they won’t be found on the pages of books or even on the screens of tablets. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at second floor commons of Newman Library, 560 Drillfield Drive, members of the university community will… Read more »

VT News: Virginia Tech to host humanities and technology camp

Virginia Tech will host THATCamp Virginia 2015, an “unconference” exploring the intersection of humanities and technology. The event, held April 10-11 on campus in Blacksburg, will feature informal sessions for discussion, collaboration, and development of technology skills. Registration for THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) is open through March 15, with spaces available for 100… Read more »

VT News: Exhibit, symposium will commemorate Lincoln’s death

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech will observe the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with a two-day symposium April 10-11 featuring five renowned scholars and a screening of the epic 2012 Steven Spielberg film “Lincoln.” Titled “Lincoln in Our Time,” the symposium will cover Lincoln’s political influence, representation in film,… Read more »