Cultivating Peace: A Virginia Tech Student Research Symposium on Violence Prevention, Roanoke, VA 4/20-21, Proposal Deadline Extended to 3/13!

David J. Smith, JD, MS

By: David J. Smith, February 22, 2017

The 4th Student Research Symposium, “Cultivating Peace: A Symposium for Violence Prevention,” will be held April 20-21, 2017 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.  It is being sponsored by the Virginia Tech Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention. Graduate and undergraduate students from regional, national, and international colleges are encouraged to submit proposals.  Proposal guidelines are below.

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I am pleased to be the keynote speaker.  While at USIP, I had the opportunity to help support the center in its early days after the April 2007 tragedy.

For more information on the symposium, contact cpsvp@vt.edu

A flyer is below with more information.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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