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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 Research: Gil Hersch

Gil Hersch, a postdoctoral fellow in the PPE Program, will give a lunch-time talk that is organized by the Center for Humanities. Dr. Hersch will speak about the topic “Can Your Boss Make You Work Out?”. The talk will take place on April 9, 2019, at noon in the Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Building…

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PPE News: PPE Undergraduate Club

The PPE Undergraduate Student Ambassadors are launching a new club at Virginia Tech. The PPE Club aims to provide a forum for students to use the intellectual tools necessary to understand the big ideas behind our most important social, ethical, political, and economic questions. In doing so, PPE prepares students for careers in law, business,…

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Upcoming Events

Apr
30
Tue
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
Apr 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The PPE Reading Group will meet every other week during the spring semester on Tuesday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm to read and discuss Elizabeth Anderson’s (Michigan) “Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives” (free...

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