GLOBAL FORUM NEWS
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."
Dr. Steger named to the VT Carilion Research Institute Advisory Board.
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
The Global Forum seeks to hire a senior research scientist who can contribute to the growth and development of its resilience research.
Dr. David Bieri discusses economic impacts that Trump’s inauguration could have on Virginia businesses on local TV station WDBJ.
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