Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dietary Computing in 1902

This week’s feature is about computing nutrition and dietary information by hand. And if you’re like me with math, thankfully, the calculating is already done for you! The full title of this work, in typical lengthy style, is: The Dietary … Continue reading

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Upcoming: electrical work on the second floor

A quick update. Later this week facilities will begin expanding the number of electrical outlets on the Second Floor of Newman. Power will be added to the area around the Writing Center as well as in the main commons space. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Office of Emergency Management: Required Training

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is requiring all Virginia Tech employees to view an online training module for Emergency Preparedness & Terrorism Awareness training, which discusses the procedures and guidelines for various emergency situ… Continue reading

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Modernist Cuisine, Part 2–Modernist Cuisine at Home!

Some of you culinary fanatics may already know about Modernist Cuisine, the amazing six-volume set of books from Nathan Myhrvold and the Cooking Lab that came out in 2011. And some of you may recall my (archivist/blogger Kira here!) enthusiastic post Continue reading

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Locating History of Food & Drink Collection Materials

Each week, Special Collections shares an item or two from the History of Food & Drink Collection with you. We keep showing you all this cool stuff, but we haven’t spent much time showing you how to locate materials from our collections yourse… Continue reading

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