From the Dean's Perspective
Article ItemFrom the Dean's Perspective , article
With new degree programs in place, record enrollment, a strong research agenda, and award-winning outreach to the commonwealth, we have to ask, “What’s next?”
Article ItemFish species benefit from multi-agency collaborations , article
Among the many multi-agency collaborations that have benefited the college and the environment, a recent project studies aquatic organism passage in streams.
Article ItemOnline community promotes forest farming , article
Virginia Tech is leading the effort to use the new online research-based learning network eXtension to promote forest farming — the cultivation of high-value specialty crops under a forest canopy.
Article ItemPlaid Avenger takes to the high seas , article
Last fall, geography instructor John Boyer, aka the Plaid Avenger, took to the high seas on a Semester at Sea.
Article ItemVirginia Tech ranked as 'elite' among world universities , article
Virginia Tech is ranked as an elite institution in 13 of the 30 subjects evaluated at more than 3,000 universities worldwide, putting it in the top 200 of the ranked programs.
Article ItemForestry Club hosts Southern Forestry Conclave , article
The Virginia Tech Forestry Club hosted the 57th annual Southern Forestry Conclave March 14-15 at Claytor Lake State Park.
Article ItemRestoring Ireland's native woodlands , article
Students plant native holly in Ireland’s Connemara National Park as part of a reforestation project to reestablish native woodlands.
Article ItemStudents visit The Weather Channel , article
Much has changed since three Virginia Tech students attended the American Meteorological Society’s conference a few years ago.
Article ItemWeather stations promote a range of study at Roanoke schools , article
Wanting to find the best locations within the city of Roanoke, Va., for growing gardens sparked the idea to install weather stations.
Article ItemHurricane Sandy may prove to be a blessing for the tiny piping plover , article
As it left a path of destruction on Eastern U.S. shorelines, Hurricane Sandy created three inlets on Long Island’s south shore.
Article ItemResearch overturns assumption about mercury in the Arctic , article
For years, scientists have assumed that if mercury is high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, the same is true of fish elsewhere in the Arctic.
Article ItemScientists study Amazon to predict impact of climate change , article
Scientists from Virginia Tech, the Woods Hole Research Center, and the University of California Santa Barbara are collaborating with Brazilian scientists to explore the ecosystem consequences of three extreme weather events.
Article ItemSimple questionnaire can improve diarrheal disease response in Africa , article
Using a simple survey tool, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Kathleen Alexander has done what complex studies have failed to do.
Article ItemWhy don't trees 'bleed' when injured? , article
Professor Barry Goodell and his colleagues discovered how “check valves” in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured.
Article ItemCollege welcomes new director of development , article
Emily Hutchins of New Castle, Va., has been named the college’s director of development.
Article ItemVirginia Forestry Educational Foundation expands scholarship program , article
In today’s tough economic environment, students have the advantage of a swell of financial support from the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation, which has been providing scholarships and other funding for four decades.
Article ItemAmerican hardwood market in Vietnam , article
Professor Robert Smith and Assistant Professor Henry Quesada of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials attended the 10th Annual Vietnam International Woodworking Industry Fair last fall.
Article ItemNepalese Fulbright Scholar visits college , article
Bibhuti Ranjan Jha of Kathmandu University in Nepal spent six months in Blacksburg as a Fulbright Scholar studying fish sampling and data management.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Dana Beegle , article
Weaving together science and small business practices, Dana Beegle (’94 B.S. in forestry) is a shining example of education and entrepreneurship.
Article ItemHaufler steps into two new roles , article
Jonathan Haufler brings his diverse background to two new positions.
Article ItemIn Memoriam: John E. Green III , article
John E. Green III (’70 B.S. in forestry and wildlife) of Steinhatchee, Fla., passed away Jan. 25, 2014, at the age of 66.
Article ItemScardina named Wayne National Forest supervisor , article
Tony Scardina most recently served as the forest supervisor on the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan.
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.