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As efforts to manage natural resources grow increasingly reliant on computer-based approaches, the need for professionals trained in data gathering and knowledge integration has skyrocketed.
The college’s first-year experience program — Invent the Sustainable Future — received one of three 2013 University Exemplary Program Awards.
Eric Wiseman, associate professor of urban forestry and arboriculture, has been named coordinator of the Virginia Big Tree Program.
The student-run entrepreneurial venture that uses a concept-to-marketing business approach, is taking orders for its 2014 product — a customized maple and cherry cutting board.
Virginia residents have a new resource available for dealing with wildlife issues, from bats in your attic to bears in your trash cans and everything in between.
The college’s Career Fair was moved to Owens Hall this year to better accommodate both students and potential employers.
Harold E. Burkhart, University Distinguished Professor and the Thomas M. Brooks Professor of Forestry, was named Forest Champion of the Year by the Forest Landowners Association.
The College would like to welcome our new faculty Scott Barrett, Leandro Castello, Kelly Cobourn, Alycia Crall, Luke Juran, and Quinn Thomas.
Associate Professor Marcella Kelly received the Global Conservation Leader Award from the Philadelphia Zoo at the zoo’s fourth annual Global Conservation Gala.
Tom Fox, professor of forest soils and silviculture, received the Society of American Forester’s Barrington Moore Award in Biological Science.
Kenneth Stiles received the Career Commendation Medal from the CIA for exceptional achievement during his 29 years of service.
Dean Emeritus J. Michael Kelly was honored by the Soil Science Society of America with the 2013 Sergei A. Wilde Distinguished Lectureship on Forest Soils.
In keeping with its commitment to advancing the science of sustainability, the college has created the Center for Natural Resources Assessment and Decision Support.
Clark DeHart of Blacksburg, Va., who graduated in December 2013 with a degree in wildlife science, is not only following his dream career in wildlife conservation filmmaking, he has also received two Telly Awards while a part of the multiple award winning children’s TV series “Aqua Kids.”
The 2013-14 Leadership Institute student cohort winter break trip included stops in Richmond, Charlottesville, and Washington, D.C.
In addition to winning scholarships and a poster competition, Tammy Parece has co-authored a number of published works.
The Forestry Club has been selling firewood locally for many years to raise funds for timber sports activities.
Paige Crane got a jump on her college studies by participating in the Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program over the summer.
Jay Raymond received an International Plant Nutrition Institute Scholar Award for graduate students in sciences relevant to plant nutrition and crop nutrient management.
When not working on her master’s in geography, Ashley Lewis, spends much of her time as a search and rescue (SAR) volunteer, which includes training, teaching, and responding to calls.
Effectively managing the planet’s water resources is critical to ensuring equitable development around the world.
Partnering with the Campbell Soup Company’s Healthy Communities program has opened Pam Nagurka’s eyes to the private sector’s role in social issues.
Alumnus Christian Heine has come a long way — literally and figuratively — from his start as a woodworker’s apprentice in his home country of Germany to his current position as president of Bosch Power Tools North America.
Douglas J. Austen has been selected as executive director of the American Fisheries Society
Steven Bullard has been elected president of the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs.