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“My experience with the PPE Program
has been metamorphic, and I believe that the combination
of curricula, the speaker series, and the
chance to be an ambassador, make this program unrivaled.”
—Tessa Dean, PPE Undergraduate Student Ambassador

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PPE Events: Fall 2019

This semester, in addition to the annual PPE Meet and Greet, the PPE Program will host three guest speakers who will present their most recent work to faculty, students, and the general public. Charmaine Chua (UC Santa Barbara) will speak on the topic “Fast Circulation, Slow Life: The Racial Fix of Global Logistics,” Rosa Terlazzo…

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PPE News: PPE Student Studies Abroad at Oxford

The PPE Program is proud to feature Katherine Zhou, a rising sophomore who is majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Katherine has been admitted as a visiting student to the PPE program at Oxford University (Corpus Christi College) for the 2019-2020 school year. She was happy to provide us with an interview before she leaves….

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Upcoming Events

Sep
10
Tue
4:00 pm PPE Meet and Greet @ Major Williams Hall, Atrium
PPE Meet and Greet @ Major Williams Hall, Atrium
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Reception for faculty, staff, and students interested in PPE (Major Williams Atrium). All are welcome to attend. Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact: Michael Moehler E-Mail:: moehler@vt.edu for more info visit the web at:...
Sep
12
Thu
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Sep 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Darrell M. West’s (Brookings) book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation” (books provided). We will enjoy free...
Sep
26
Thu
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 215
Sep 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Darrell M. West’s (Brookings) book “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation” (books provided). We will enjoy free...

Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Virginia Tech