ETD Speaker Series: Graduate School Review of your ETD

For students who did  not make it to the workshops – this session is for you!!

ETD Speaker Series: Graduate School Review of your ETD in the  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) Graduate School staff will  discuss items we check while reviewing your submitted ETD and  the timeline of the submission process

When:      11/07/2012 @ 2:00 PM

Where: Plaza in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC)


We are implementing a new viewing option for the ETD  speaker series. We will be using the Virtual Graduate Life  Center (vGLC), an environment where you can create an account  and attend various events held in at the Blacksburg campus  from anywhere in the world that you have internet access Please take the time now to review the  links below on downloading the appropriate software and how to  create an account then log into the vGLC.

 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow  these basic instructions below:

1.     In a web browser, go to:

2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage

  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create

 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows

or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)


 4. Open/Start  Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)

  • Go  to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type:
  • Select OK

Please make sure you read the instructions:

****To view live streaming you must review pages 10-12:

Have Apple QuickTime Player

Use Imprudence 1.4.0 or later to view the virtual world Enable  media helper widget in Imprudence via Preferences.

  • Open Edit drop-down menu and choose Preferences.
  • In Preferences, navigate to the Audio & Video menu.
  • Put a check in the Media helper widget check-box.
  • Click Apply
  • Click Ok

Day of Event

  • Logon to Imprudence
  • Meet us at the plaza in the Virtual Graduate School Life Center
  • Click the play button in the bottom menu bar in
  • Imprudence, to the right of the camera icon
  • Click on black screen
  • Press Play

There will be Graduate School staff available before, during and after the session to answer any questions you may have.  We hope to see you there!

Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija  Telbis-Forster at or Jodi Cromer