Results for: Sociology
Article ItemBetter by design: School of Public and International Affairs transfer will synergize programs , article
The transfer brings experts from across disciplines together to enhance the university’s already considerable strengths in national security, public policy, cybersecurity, environmental and climate justice, foreign affairs, and urban planning.
Article ItemClass of 2022: After a 42-year interruption, Steve Gerus completes his doctoral degree , article
Gerus, who founded and ran a successful local business, returned to the classroom to earn a doctoral degree in sociology
Article Item+Policy Fellows program supports new research to improve lives globally , article
Imagine helping rural farmers living in poverty in Zimbabwe and assisting small-scale farmers in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. Imagine the ability to impact the lives of people across the world living in challenging social, environmental, and political conditions due to climate change and food insecurity.
Article Item+Policy Network to sponsor half-day virtual symposium on the governance of new and emerging technologies , article
In a time when technological advancements are breaking new ground in health, artificial intelligence, and transportation, there is one factor that must be considered yet is often overlooked: the social impact.
Article ItemJuneteenth should drive Americans to action, says expert , article
It’s been two years since the United States designated Juneteenth a federal holiday. But America still has a long way to go to recognize and correct racial injustice on a wider scale, says a Virginia Tech expert. Onwubiko Agozino is a professor of sociology at Virginia Tech. His scholarly work is focused on people of African descent and other marginalized groups globally. He believes that the commemoration of Juneteenth should drive people to recognize and stop racism that still exists in society.
Article Item'Curious Conversations' podcast: Maaz Gardezi on developing agriculture tech alongside farmers , article
Maaz Gardezi joined Virginia Tech’s "Curious Conversations" podcast to talk about the importance of developing agriculture technology alongside and with the input of farmers.