From the Dean's Perspective
Article ItemFrom the Dean's Perspective , article
With each passing fall I am reminded that it is about our students, their future, and their stewardship of our natural resources and the environment.
Article ItemIndustry Donations Benefit Packaging Program , article
Packaging students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and software thanks to industry donations.
Article ItemNSF Partnership Grant Expand Geospatial Education , article
The rapid growth of location-based applications and services has increased demand for technicians with skills in the acquisition and analysis of spatial data.
Article ItemStarting Young! , article
Over 100 first-graders from Christiansburg Primary School visited campus last spring to learn about natural resources and agriculture.
Article ItemTeam Wins National Master Plan Design Competition , article
Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization committed to restoring, enhancing, and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital.
Article ItemTwo Colleges Team Up for Study Abroad in Nepal , article
Faculty and students from the college joined with others from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to spend their winter break trekking through the Himalayas.
Article ItemBurch Places in Woodworking Competition , article
Burch used a balance of modern and traditional methods to complete his entry, a handcrafted Shaker blanket chest.
Article ItemCadet Highlights Colors at Alabama Game , article
Cadets performing this honor are selected based on their performance during training.
Article ItemMasser Manages Student Art Exhibit , article
Masser explored her artistic side by serving as an intern to Robin Boucher, curator of the Perspective Gallery in Squires Student Center.
Article ItemWings Across America Award , article
A U.S. Forest Service program that represents an integrated and collaborative approach to the conservation of our birds and bats, recognizes outstanding work by employees and their conservation partners.
Article ItemAlumni Awards for Excellence , article
Two of the college’s employees were recognized with 2013 Alumni Awards for Excellence.
Article ItemCollege Bids Farewell to Suzie Leslie , article
Since first joining the college in 1994 to her retirement in March 2013, Suzie Leslie guided countless students from freshman orientation to graduation.
Article ItemFraser Receives Mitchell A. Byrd Award , article
Fraser has taught wildlife management, conservation biology, and endangered species management at Virginia Tech for 32 years.
Article ItemSchwarz Leads World Aquaculture Society , article
Michael Schwarz serving as president of the World Aquaculture Society, an organization dedicated to the progressive and sustainable development of aquaculture
Article ItemSmith Heads Sustainable Biomaterials Department , article
Robert “Bob” L. Smith, the college’s associate dean for engagement, has been named head of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials.
Article ItemAlexander Continues Research at the Human-Wildlife Interface , article
Researchers have previously identified leptospirosis — a disease transmitted to humans by animals — as a significant health threat in Botswana. This two-phase disease begins with flu-like symptoms but can cause meningitis, liver damage, pulmonary hemorrhage, renal failure, and even death if untreated.
Article ItemFamed Damascus Steel Holds Key to Future Advancements , article
Professor Barry Goodell’s recent research provides a link to Middle Age weaponry.
Article ItemNovel Polymers Help Oral Medications Reach the Bloodstream , article
Professor Kevin Edgar of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials has teamed up with Professor Lynne Taylor of Purdue University to identify, understand, and create new polymer additives that enhance the ability of orally administered drugs to reach the bloodstream.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Jay Pinsky — Retired Serviceman, Active Agent of Change , article
The lifelong outdoorsman wanted to develop his leadership skills, but after 20 years in the Navy, he was casting around for what he should do with the rest of his life.
Article ItemIn Memoriam: Charles "Ted" Bush , article
Bush began his professional forestry career as an area manager with Continental Can Co. Inc. in Warrenton, Ga., in 1966 after serving as an officer in the U.S. Army.
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.