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Winter 2013

From the Dean's Perspective

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    From the Dean's Perspective , article

    The new year began with a weeklong trip with our Leadership Institute students and codirectors Steve McMullin and Brian Bond to Richmond and Washington, D.C.

Global Sustainability

College News

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    Commencement Speaker , article

    Katelin Shugart-Schmidt ('12 M.S. in fisheries and wildlife sciences) was selected to give the student address at the December commencement.

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    First Year Experience Program Sets Students on the Right Path , article

    As the university places a greater emphasis on preparing freshmen for the rigors of college life, several college faculty members have risen to the challenge by developing a first year experience program to help students get acquainted with the demands of college classes.

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    Peggy Quarterman Retires , article

    During her career, Peggy reached out with an extraordinary kindness and thoughtfulness that touched the lives of everyone she encountered.

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    Virginia Tech Hosts ESA Mid-Atlantic Conference , article

    Virginia Tech hosted last spring’s Ecological Society of America’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter annual conference, which focused on disturbed environments and urban forests.

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    Virginia Tech Hosts First TEDx Event , article

    Faculty, students, and alumni came together to share their ideas at the first TEDxVirginiaTech event in November, featuring 21 speakers who shared ideas, insights, and inspiration centered around the theme “knowing.”

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    WEI Unveils 2013 Products , article

    The Wood Enterprise Institute (WEI), a student-run entrepreneurial venture that uses a concept-to-marketing business approach, is taking orders for this year’s products.

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    WeatherFest , article

    Meteorology students and program faculty spoke to over 3,000 visitors at the WDBJ WeatherFest in Roanoke last October and participated in the Open House at the National Weather Service’s Blacksburg office in November.

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    Wildland Fire Crew to Receive New Truck , article

    For over 40 years, Virginia Tech has been sending its student Wildland Fire Crew to battle forest fires in Virginia.

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    Wynne Named to Landsat Science Team , article

    Professor Randolph Wynne has been selected by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA to be a member of the Landsat Science Team.

Faculty Briefs

Engagement and Outreach

Research Spotlight

Alumni Corner

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    Additional 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.