Winter 2015

From the Dean's Perspective

College News

      • Bus tour
      • A step back in time

        In honor of Virginia Cooperative Extension’s centennial in 2014, we present this brief history of Extension forestry, as drawn from a 1980 publication titled “College of the Fields.”

      • WEI 2015 custom wall mount bottle opener
      • WEI 2015 product

        The Wood Enterprise Institute (WEI), a student-run entrepreneurial venture, is taking orders for its 2015 product — custom wall-mount bottle openers.

      • XMNR sewing
      • XMNR's three-year legacy in China

        Since 2012, the college’s Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) accelerated graduate degree program, based in the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, has sent a cohort of students on a 10-day international residency to Yunnan Province, China, to concentrate on sustainable development in the region.

Research Spotlight

Student Notes

Alumni Corner

      • Kathryn Prociv
      • Alumni Profile – Kathryn Prociv

        At The Weather Channel’s Atlanta headquarters, Kathryn Prociv is known for her calm demeanor as a weather producer on the set of the channel’s flagship program, “AMHQ With Sam Champion.”

      • Jim Mooney
      • In Memoriam: James Edward (Jim) Mooney II

        Alumnus James E. (Jim) Mooney II, 55, founder, past president, and executive director of the Virginia Loggers Association, died Oct. 27 at his home in Lake Monticello, Virginia. He was a passionate logging industry activist, a former logger, and a community volunteer.

      • Jamie Roberts
      • Jamie Roberts moves on

        After more than a decade in the college’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Jamie Roberts has moved on to a position as assistant professor of fisheries at Georgia Southern University.

      • 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.