From the Dean's Perspective
Article ItemFrom the Dean's Perspective , article
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.
Article ItemGoodell Heads Wood Science Department , article
Barry Goodell, the new head of the department of Wood Science and Forest Products, stepped into his new position in January.
Article ItemGrant to Improve Residential Construction Safety , article
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.
Article ItemVirginia Tech Tops Nation in Tree Planters , article
Virginia Tech ranks number one in the nation when it comes to Tree Campus USA tree planters.
Article ItemWeb Portal Developed to Aid Swiftly Expanding Field , article
Development of a geospatial Web portal will help train future technicians in geospatial technology.
Article ItemWood-Based Composites Center Advances Program With NSF Grant , article
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.
Article ItemHong Selected as Doctoral Scholar , article
Chosen as one of nine Virginia Tech Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Doctoral Scholars, representing five colleges and nine departments.
Article ItemLarger Than Life , article
Erika Hajnal, a junior wildlife sciences major from Budapest, Hungary, was among several Hokie athletes selected to appear on large banners.
Article ItemStudents on Wildfire's Front Line , article
The Virginia Tech Wildland Fire Crew helped battle two recent wildfires that broke out days apart in Montgomery County.
Article ItemWebster ACC Undergraduate Research Scholar , article
Recognizing highly talented undergraduate students who are pursuing ambitious and unique research projects.
Article ItemWings Across the Americas Award , article
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.
Article ItemDay Named Early Career Scientist , article
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.
Article ItemNew Packaging Science Faculty , article
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.
Article ItemOderwald Retires as Professor Emeritus , article
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.
Article ItemProfessor and Graduate Student Given IUFRO Honors , article
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.
Article ItemZink-Sharp Now an SWST Fellow , article
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.
Article ItemWEI Advances Program With Donation From Brooks Whitehurst , article
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.
Article ItemAlumni News — Winter 2011 , article
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).
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Greg Meade , article
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.
General ItemAdditional alumni news
We love hearing about all the great things going on with our alumni — awards, promotions, retirements, etc. Regrettably, we don’t have enough space in the newsmagazine to print them all. You can now catch up with former classmates and fellow Hokies online.