GLOBAL FORUM NEWS
Sean Bemis and Michael Vadman visit central Oregon collecting new observations as the beginning of a research project examining regional earthquake and volcanic hazards
Rebecca Hester, with VT’s Science and Technology in Society department and four summer undergraduate students present their findings at an international refugee conference
Dr. Susan Wharton Gates to be advising the Global Forum on high level policy and financial issues
On Thursday December 7th, Dr. Shannon E. Bell will be leading a seminar - join us!
Join us November 16th for a seminar led by Michael Vadman
Join us November 13th for a seminar led by Dr. Andy Scerri
Join us October 24 for Dr. Jonathan Pugh's public lecture on "Participation as Assemblage in the Carribean"
Join us October 11 for Dr. Susan Wharton Gates' discussion of her book, Days of Slaughter
Please mark your calendar for our upcoming Public Lecture and Seminar Series events
Join us October 10th for ASPECT Faculty Author's Book Presentations and Signing featuring Dr. Jennifer Lawrence
Visiting scholar from the University of Lapland is a Political theorist, philosopher, and professor
of International Relations. Julian Reid is renowned for his advance of the theory of biopolitics,
contributions to cultural theory, postcolonial and post-structural thought, critique of liberalism,
and seminal deconstruction of resilience.
The Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience (GFURR) at Virginia Tech, Hollins University, and Roanoke College have collaborated to lead an undergraduate research program in Roanoke this summer. Four faculty members from Virginia Tech and Hollins University mentored and supported 17 students from the three institutions who were accepted to the program.
Join us for a public lecture by a visiting scholar from the University of Lapland. Dr. Reid is a Political theorist, philosopher, and professor of International Relations. Julian Reid is renowned for his advance of the theory of biopolitics, contributions to cultural theory, postcolonial and post-structural thought, critique of liberalism, and seminal deconstruction of resilience.
The Global Forum, Hollins University and Roanoke College sponsored three undergraduate research labs which supported seventeen undergraduate research students.
The Global Forum hosted a panel discussion on April 10 entitled "Ecologies of Injustice."
Undergraduate Summer Studio will kick off May 22nd. The Global Forum, in collaboration with Hollins University, Roanoke College, the VT Office of Undergraduate Research and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is sponsoring 3 summers undergraduate research studios based in Roanoke.
Dr. Steger selected to be a member of the National Academy of Sciences
Dr. David Bieri discusses economic impacts that Trump’s inauguration could have on Virginia businesses on local TV station WDBJ.