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Summer 2016

From the Dean's Perspective

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    From the Dean's Perspective , article

    We enter the fall semester with our largest class ever of new undergraduate students, which includes entering freshman and students transferring from other institutions.

College News

Awards and Honors

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    Outstanding graduates , article

    Congratulations to our outstanding graduates: graduating senior, Natalee Yates; master’s student, Brian Parkhurst; and doctoral student, Lindsey Rich.

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    Outstanding recent alumna , article

    Kathryn Prociv received this year’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award – Graduate Degree in recognition of her early career accomplishments.

Student Notes

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    Cadet highlights colors at Miami game , article

    In a continuing partnership between the Virginia Tech football team and the Corps of Cadets, players and cadets are selected to highlight the colors — the American flag, the state flag, and the team’s spirit flag — during the pre-game ceremonies at each game.

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    Mitcham inducted into Keystone Fellows , article

    Maddie Mitcham of Virginia Beach, a sophomore double majoring in geography and international studies, has been inducted into the inaugural cohort of Keystone Fellows.

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    No geographical boundaries for online natural resources program , article

    Working toward a master’s degree in natural resources has been part of Lowaeli Damalu’s life for the past six years and her dream for even longer. On May 15, she attended the Virginia Tech National Capital Region Commencement to receive her degree, having traveled more than 7,600 miles from Tanzania to attend.

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    Students dominate outdoor writing and photo contest , article

    Students in the college continue to uphold the university’s tradition of success in the annual VOWA/Dominion Resources annual Collegiate Undergraduate Writing and Photo Contest, taking home eight of 12 awards in the 2015-16 competition.

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.