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Wednesday, March 24

Maintaining Connections While We Isolate?
10:00-11:00am, Zoom:
In this session, we will provide an opportunity for open conversation around some of the challenges grad students might experience around making and maintaining connections. Session hosted by Bryan Hanson, Graduate Student Ombudsperson and Rita Klein, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Cook Counseling Center. 

Jigsaw Connect: Library Services and Support for Graduate Students
12:00-1:00pm, Zoom
 Jigsaw Connect is a new online series focused on recruitment and retention support for graduate programs across the campuses of Virginia Tech. It is geared towards faculty and staff but graduate students can join as well. This session will feature Lisa Becksford-Online and Graduate Engagement Librarian, Nathaniel Porter-Social Science Data Consultant, and Data Education Coordinator, and Ginny Pannabecker-Director, Research Collaboration, and Engagement. Register at For more information, email  

GSA Research Symposium & Exposition - "Research Carries On" - Day 3
3:00-7:00pm, Zoom
The Graduate Student Assembly Research Symposium and Exposition is a unique opportunity for graduate students at Virginia Tech to showcase their scholarly pursuits and achievements, and brings together ideas and research findings from different disciplines. Zoom link to watch the presentations is coming soon. More information about the symposium can be found on the GSA website.

Research Symposium & Exposition Keynote and Discussion Panel
5:00pm - Keynote; 6:00pm - Panel, Zoom
The Graduate Student Assembly's virtual keynote event for the 37th annual Graduate Research Symposium and Exposition features speakers Alex Haagaard, Liz Jackson, and Lydia X. Z. Brown. Visit the GSA website for more information. Register for this event here.