I have been reflecting on the apparently limitless human propensity for hatred and cruelty, especially as so many illustrations have been under discussion in recent days. I want to share two examples that have been reported on news sites, and then discuss one that happened decades ago, but resonates in today’s political and social climate.
Report on a Research Project conducted jointly by the Institute for Policy and Governance VTIPG and VT Office for Economic Development (OED) in the Fall of 2017.
On April 21 I traveled to Whitesburg, Kentucky, a small community of fewer than 2,000
people located in Letcher County, in the mountains of the eastern part of the state, with a group of gifted graduate students.
Report on a Research Project conducted jointly by the Institute for Policy and Governance VTIPG and VT Office for Economic Development (OED)
Beth Olberding received her Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Tech on May 10, 2018.
Henry Ayakwah (Urban and Regional Planning) successfully defended his major paper, entitled: “An Analysis of Water Scarcity in the Nandom District of Ghana and Exploration of Possible Remedies.”
Ashley Costello a Master’s student of Public Administration and Public Affairs (PAPA), passed her defense of her Capstone requirement and completed requirements for her degree on May 9, 2018.
I am taking a break.
Congratulations to Nathan Corso (Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA)).
Lindy Cranwell successfully defended her dissertation proposal on Monday, May 1, 2018.
My friend and former colleague Wolfgang Natter died suddenly on April 29th.