Winter 2014

From the Dean's Perspective

      • Dean's Perspective
      • From the Dean's Perspective

        We continue to innovate while building on our exceptionally strong learning, discovery, and engagement foundation across the college.

College News

Student Notes

      • Leadership Institute 2013-14 Cohort Winter Break trip
      • Leadership Institute

        The 2013-14 Leadership Institute student cohort winter break trip included stops in Richmond, Charlottesville, and Washington, D.C.

      • Jay Raymond
      • Raymond presented with Scholar Award

        Jay Raymond received an International Plant Nutrition Institute Scholar Award for graduate students in sciences relevant to plant nutrition and crop nutrient management.

      • Ashley Lewis
      • Search and rescue!

        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.

Faculty Briefs

      • Harold Burkhart
      • Burkhart named Forest Champion

        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.

      • Dean Emeritus Michael Kelly
      • Dean Emeritus honored with lectureship

        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.

      • Tom Fox
      • Fox receives Barrington Moore Award

        Tom Fox, professor of forest soils and silviculture, received the Society of American Forester’s Barrington Moore Award in Biological Science.

      • New college faculty

        The College would like to welcome our new faculty Scott Barrett, Leandro Castello, Kelly Cobourn, Alycia Crall, Luke Juran, and Quinn Thomas.

      • Ken Stiles
      • Stiles commended by the CIA

        Kenneth Stiles received the Career Commendation Medal from the CIA for exceptional achievement during his 29 years of service.

Global Sustainability

Alumni Corner

      • Christian Heine
      • Alumni Profile: Christian Heine

        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.

      • 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.