11 Nov Diversity Scholar Aims to Improve Interaction between Domestic and International Students with Exhibition

  [caption id="attachment_3948" align="alignleft" width="208"] Shabnam Kavousi[/caption] Virginia Tech graduate student Shabnam Kavousi presented An Exhibition on Cultures from Monday, November 10 to Thursday, November 12 in the Art + Architecture Library in Cowgill Hall. Kavousi, a Ph.D. candidate in the Architecture and Design Research Program in the...

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21 Jul Women’s architecture organizations present play at the Lyric Theatre July 30

L'Union International des Femmes Architectes and The International Archive of Women in Architecture will present Libby Skala’s internationally acclaimed play “LiLiA!”  at the Lyric Theatre at 135 College Avenue in Blacksburg, Virginia, on Thursday, July 30 at 4:30 p.m. as part of the 18th UIFA Congress. The performance is open to the public and tickets will be available at...

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21 Apr Sonia Hirt wins 2015 Best Book in Urban Affairs Award – Honorable Mention

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals, convened its 45th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida – April 8-11, 2015. Over 900 participants, representing universities, research institutions, nonprofit organizations, and public and private organizations/institutions from around the world met to discuss 21st century issues...

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28 Jan Margaret Cowell’s new book shows how eight midwest cities used adaptive resilience to deal with deindustrialization

Mass factory closures in cities and regions across the Midwest of the United States in the 1970s and 1980s has been a research interest for Margaret Cowell, assistant professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, since she was a doctoral student at Cornell University. Cowell’s study of what...

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