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Join us April 30 for a seminar led by Dr. Rebecca Hester on "Designing 'Smart' Bodies: Molecular Manipulation as a Resilience - Building Strategy"

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As seen in the VT News: First blockchain symposium to be held in Blacksburg on April 20, 2018

NPR reports on the importance of the development of Blockchain technology and the recent Blockchain Symposium held in Blacksburg on April 20th sponsored by the Global Forum on Resilience

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Blacksburg Blockchain Symposium was held Friday, April 20, 2018.

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Global Forum to co-sponsor Catherine Herfeld as part of VT's Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics Spring Speaker Series

APRIL 2018

Join us April 4 for a seminar entitled "What Does One Really Need to Know about a Natural Hazard to Encourage Resilient Communities?"

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Dr. Daniel Simundza’s article on Campus Resilience published in Journal of Green Building, Volume 14, Issue 1, Winter 2019. See full text of the article here.

Days of Slaughter, Presentation by Dr. Susan Wharton Gates aired on C-SPAN, Sunday, October 29th at 10:00 p.m. EDT. Listen and learn from this excellent presentation: View on C-SPAN here.


GFURR graduate student, Sara Eddin is a member of a Virginia Tech graduate student team helping to design and build the New River Train Observatory. See more details here.


Dr. David S. Bieri article featured in Housing Policy Debate, Volume 27, Issue 3, May 2017. See full text of the article here.

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