The pace quickens as we work on a structural and content overhaul of most of our college’s undergraduate degree platform and prepare the college and our students for the future.
Barry Goodell, the new head of the department of Wood Science and Forest Products, stepped into his new position in January.
Development of a geospatial Web portal will help train future technicians in geospatial technology.
The center functions as an industry-funded research consortium that has included Virginia Tech, Oregon State university, the university of Maine, and the university of British Columbia.
Two professors have been awarded a research grant that will help reduce injuries and save lives among residential construction workers by addressing jobsite fall prevention.
Virginia Tech ranks number one in the nation when it comes to Tree Campus USA tree planters.
The Department of Wood Science and Forest Products recently welcomed two new faculty members as assistant professors of practice with emphasis on undergraduate education and research in packaging science.
Professor Janaki Alavalapati, head of the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, and former graduate student Guillermo Trincado were honored by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) at its World Congress last summer.
Assistant Professor Susan D. Day received the 2010 Early Career Scientist Award from the International Society of Arboriculture, a professional society with over 22,000 members worldwide that serves the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry.
Professor Audrey Zink-Sharp has been elected a Fellow of the Society for Wood Science and Technology (SWST), an international organization dedicated to advancing the profession of wood science.
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors honored Richard Oderwald, professor of forest biometrics and associate dean of academic programs, with the title of “professor emeritus” following his retirement last summer.
Two researchers from the department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences were invited to Bhutan last spring to study the country’s vast biodiversity, particularly its elusive and endangered big cats.
Active management can promote healthy, vigorous forests as well as offer Virginia's nonindustrial private landowners a source of income.
Recognizing highly talented undergraduate students who are pursuing ambitious and unique research projects.
A graduate student in fisheries and wildlife sciences was recognized for his contribution to the Southeastern Bat Diversity Network and U.S. Forest Service Bat Blitz partnership.
The Virginia Tech Wildland Fire Crew helped battle two recent wildfires that broke out days apart in Montgomery County.
Erika Hajnal, a junior wildlife sciences major from Budapest, Hungary, was among several Hokie athletes selected to appear on large banners.
Chosen as one of nine Virginia Tech Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Doctoral Scholars, representing five colleges and nine departments.
As Greg Meade, manager of the Conservation Forestry Program for The nature Conservancy in Abingdon, Va., has garnered accolades and established an outstanding career and reputation in forestry, he has maintained close ties to his alma mater.
Updates on Keith Ashley (‘75 B.S. in biology and ‘79 M.S. in fisheries and wildlife sciences), Neil A. Clark (‘94 B.S. in forestry and wildlife, ‘98 M.S. in forestry), Gerald Foltz (‘70 B.S. in forestry), and Steven Quagliata (‘08 B.A. in geography).
Whitehurst visited WEI last summer and recognized it as an important learning environment to develop leadership skills among students as well as an ideal place to “test drive” new technology innovations from a business perspective.
Virginia is once again well represented in the National Register of Big Trees, published every two years by American Forests.