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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 Undergraduate Student Ambassadorships

Each academic year, the PPE Program selects several undergraduate students to serve as ambassadors for the program. The primary tasks of the ambassadors are to (i) work closely with PPE faculty and staff on the development of the program, (ii) serve as a student contact for PPE events, such as the PPE Speaker Series and…

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PPE Research: Sudipta Sarangi publishes on ecological endowments and sex ratios

Sudipta Sarangi (Head of the Department of Economics), together with colleagues, recently published an article on ecological endowments and sex ratios, considering cultural norms especially in India. Here is a link to the article.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
10
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series: Michael Douma @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
PPE Speaker Series: Michael Douma @ Brush Mountain A (Squires Student Center)
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
MCDONOUGH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY. “Creative Historical Thinking” 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: https://www.ppe.phil.vt.edu/public-lectures/#speaker
Apr
16
Tue
4:30 pm PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
PPE Reading Group (215 Major Wil...
Apr 16 @ 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...
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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