29 11, 2017

Launching the new Virginia Issues and Answers (VIA): A digital discussion providing policy insight for state and local decision-making.

2018-04-02T17:28:29+00:00November 29th, 2017|

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Virginia Issues and Answers (VIA), a digital discussion providing policy insight for state and local decision-making. The new VIA will offer SPIA faculty opportunities to showcase research and to impact policymaking in Virginia and beyond. For over twenty years, Virginia [...]

29 11, 2017

SPIA Workshop : The Beloved Community ‘Dream Reset’ Richmond Gathering

2018-04-03T15:02:29+00:00November 29th, 2017|

The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to announce a workshop developed through the efforts of the Beloved Community Initiative (BCI). The Beloved Community ‘Dream Reset’ Richmond Gathering is a three-day event hosted in partnership with Virginia Union University and will be held at various locations in Richmond, Virginia, starting on December 3, 2017, and closing on December 5, 2017.

14 11, 2017

Virginia Tech launches a project on international refugee research

2018-04-02T17:28:50+00:00November 14th, 2017|

A multi-disciplinary team of VT faculty, alumni and students met on October 26-27 at the Arlington Research Center to report findings of their research on refugees. They were joined by representatives of the policy-making community (USDOS, DHS, and Senate staffers), non-governmental institutions working with refugee populations (Catholic Charities, NOVA Friends [...]

3 11, 2017

Dissatisfied with your daily commute? Help SPIA researchers improve your travel satisfaction

2018-04-02T17:29:35+00:00November 3rd, 2017|

Researchers at the School of Public and International Affairs and Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech are looking to measure mood and satisfaction from daily travel and activities during trips in order to see the factors behind travel satisfaction, sustainable mode choice, and well-being.