Our 2018 spring workshop series, featuring weekly workshops on a variety of topics and with seven workshop facilitators helping lead them, was announced through VT News.

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The second annual Nutshell Games, held in conjunction with the Virginia Tech Science Festival, got advance coverage from VT News. Nutshell Games competitor Carrie Jensen's talk on Appalachian headwaters was picked up for the December 4, 2017, episode of Virginia Water Radio.

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A three-week German Fulbright Summer Institute, hosted by the Cranwell International Center, provided 24 German undergraduate students with academic coursework from the Center for Communicating Science and from the Language and Culture Institute. VT News photos, video, and story are available here and a Virginia Public Radio story here.

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Nutshell Games contestant Max Ragozzino's talk on ash trees and the emerald ash borer appeared on the July 10, 2017, episode of Virginia Water Radio; you can listen to the full episode here.

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Twenty-eight graduate students gave 90-second research talks March 2 in the first annual Nutshell Games, the highlight of our Center-opening celebration. Roanoke Times coverage of the event can be found here

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University relations coverage in advance of our Center-opening events March 2, 2017, can be found here.

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Fifteen faculty members from Ecuador’s Universidad San Francisco de Quito engaged in theater improvisation exercises with us in July of 2016 as part of the 21st Century Faculty Initiative, a joint venture between the Graduate School and Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). You can read more about the experience here.

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In the spring of 2015, Graduate School communications manager Cathy Grimes visited our Communicating Science graduate class, observed, talked to students, and wrote a Virginia Tech news story, which you can read here.

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In the fall of 2015 Kendall Livick, from the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), visited the Communicating Science graduate course to participate and learn more about the approach. You can read her blog post here.

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Fralin Life Science Institute communications correspondent Cassandra Hockman attended the 2015 summer institute at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. You can read about her experience here.

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In the fall of 2015, trainers from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science visited Virginia Tech's campus to conduct a workshop for Global Change Center graduate students. You can read about the workshop here.

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