Throughout the fall, the journalism department will present Documenting the Vietnam War: Journalism, Scholarship and Film. The series offers different cinematic depictions of the Vietnam War and will include several talks by journalists who covered the war who will share their perspectives.
University Museums will also host an exhibit of journalism professor Robert Hodierne's Vietnam War photographs at the Lora Robins Gallery.
- Nash Book Wins Award
Professor Stephen Nash's book, Virginia Climate Fever, received the 2015 Science Writing Award for Books from the American Institute of Physics.
- Hodierne Contributes to New Book
Journalism professor Robert Hodierne started his career as a photographer in Vietnam during the war. He returned nearly 40 years later to try and find the villagers he photographed, an experience he documented for an essay in the book "The American Experience in Vietnam: Reflections on an Era." He recently shared his story with the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
- Mufti publishes article
Shahan Mufti published "What Gandhi Understood About Inflammatory Depictions of Muhammad" in the New Republic.
- New Book
Professor Steve Nash recently published his latest book, Virginia Climate Fever.
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- House passes HB 560, which states intent/reasonable knowledge to induce fear must be proven for conviction of brandishing gun. 68-32 vote
- Del. Christopher Collins' HB1231 provides authorities with another option for dogs that have killed livestock instead of euthanasia
- Congrats to @potter_ellie on her first byline from the White House: https://t.co/sjEs3eUJbj
- House subcommittee voted 4-3 to kill Del. Marcus Simon's (D-53) bill to halt crumb rubber infill so its health effects could be researched
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- The Senate will vote this week on a bill passed by the House Thursday that provides national youth organizations access to school property.
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- Jennifer McClellan, D-71, says HB485 allows simple assault against a family member to be dealt with outside of jail time on first offense
- Senate passed Sen. Donald McEachin's bill to require the DEQ to create an inventory of toxic waste sites not managed by the EPA
- RT @SIcomMike: A co-worker just asked if Earth, Wind and Fire did "YMCA." I had to get up and take a walk. Deep breaths, deep breaths
- Gov. Terry McAullife declared February 4, 2016 "Frank Beamer Day" during Virginia Tech's annual lobby day
- Senate Commerce and Labor Committee kills Sen. Rosalyn Dance's bill to increase minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2018
- Committee will hear Sen. Donald McEachin's bill to establish a fund to assist localities in combatting sea level rise and recurrent flooding
- Del. Manoli Loupassi, R-68, says he will make a determination on each abortion bill independently and does not have a stance at this time.
Journalism Feature Stories
Even at his (80th!) birthday celebration, journalism Prof. Mike Spear is lecturing about using those "F words." If you are/were his student, you know what that means. (Hint: they're not four-letter words.)