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    Worn down: Expert to discuss health impacts of stress of being Black at Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture , article

    David Williams, a Harvard University social scientist focused on social influences on health, will discuss the role of race and other factors in health disparities in a virtual talk titled “Social Inequities in Health: What Each One of Us Can Do,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, as part of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC's Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series.

    Date: Aug 30, 2021
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    Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series , video

    <div><div><div><div>A Nobel prize winner and two National Institutes of Health leaders are among internationally known speakers programmed for the new season of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Maury&nbsp;Strauss&nbsp;Distinguished Public Lecture Series in Roanoke.&nbsp;</div></div></div></div>

    Date: Sep 12, 2019
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    Nanoscience students host guest speaker from Mayo Clinic , video

    Dr. Joy Wolfram, assistant professor of medicine with the Mayo Clinic's departments of Transplantation and Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, gave a guest lecture on "Synthetic and Biological Nanoparticles for Cancer and Beyond." Wolfram was invited by students from the Nanoscience, part of the Academy of Integrated Science.

    Date: Sep 03, 2019
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    Jeffrey Sachs at Fralin Biomedical , video

    <div><div>Wealth should lead to well-being, according to Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economist and special advisor to three United Nations Secretaries-General. Sachs spoke at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke, Virginia.</div></div>

    Date: Feb 22, 2019
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    Economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin speaks to crowd at Moss Arts Center , video

    Jeremy Rifkin gave a public lecture on Feb. 6 covering the global economic crisis, energy security, and climate change, and how the Roanoke and New River Valley region could navigate those challenges in the future through a regional strategic plan.

    Date: Feb 12, 2019
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    2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote , video

    Broadcast journalist Jemele Hill and world record-setting runner and educator Thomas "Tommie" Smith share the stage Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Moss Arts Center as part of Virginia Tech's 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

    Date: Feb 04, 2019
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    HokieTalks: Hokies for Cyber - Preparing Hokies for careers in cybersecurity , video

    Professor Robin Russell is department head of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business. She is a Virginia Tech alum (Class of 1976) in her 35th year at Virginia Tech. She is co-author of "Operations and Supply Chain Management" in its 10th edition at Wiley, and former president of the APICS Foundation, a professional association for supply chain managers. Listen to her HokieTalk titled, "Hokies for Cyber - Preparing Hokies for careers in cybersecurity."

    Date: Dec 11, 2018
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    HokieTalks: More than Money, Less than Sex , video

    University Distinguished Professor Nikki Giovanni's talk "More Than Money: Less Than Sex" explores what poetry brings to life.

    Date: Dec 11, 2018
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    HokieTalks: Transforming human health through metabolism and obesity research , video

    Professor, assistant dean of health sciences, and the co-director of the Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors, Matthew Hulver highlights ongoing and future health sciences initiatives in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences that strive to make a difference in the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related diseases.

    Date: Dec 11, 2018
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    HokieTalks: One Health: How it helped identify a new tick-borne threat coming soon to an area near you , video

    Kevin Lahmers, a clinical associate professor in anatomic pathology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, discussed ticks and their pathogens, including a rare tick species he recently discovered here.

    Date: Oct 23, 2018
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    HokieTalks: 3 I's = T: 21st century graduate education isn’t what it used to be , video

    Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Dean Karen DePauw speaks about 21st century graduate education at Virginia Tech.

    Date: Oct 22, 2018
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    HokieTalks: Small School, Big Impact , video

    Mustafa Nawroz Rasheed is a candidate for a Doctor of Medicine degree and a member of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's Class of 2020. Here he shares about the curriculum and student experience at Virginia Tech Carilion.

    Date: Oct 18, 2018
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    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam visits VTC School of Medicine to talk to students about the opioid crisis , video

    As part of a tour to medical schools across the Commonwealth of Virginia through Grand Round lectures, Gov. Ralph Northam visited the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to talk about the opioid crisis. He brought Ryan Hall, a Covington resident who struggled with opioid addiction to discuss how he became addicted and later overcame it. Northam gave advice to students on how to be part of the solution once they are practicing medicine.

    Date: Oct 02, 2018
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    Reunion 2018 Seminar with Michael Friedlander , video

    Hear about Virginia Tech's research into cancer, human brain diseases and psychology from Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Executive Director Michael Friedlander.

    Date: Jun 11, 2018
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    Reunion 2018 Seminar with Bud Robertson , video

    Hear the untold stories of the university's history in a lecture entitled "Remembering Virginia Tech" by Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, James "Bud" Robertson, Jr.

    Date: Jun 11, 2018