Fall 2016

From the Dean's Perspective

      • Career Fair
      • From the Dean's Perspective

        For the second year in a row, USA Today has ranked the college as the nation’s best for studying natural resources and conservation! Our forestry program also received a top ranking. We are immensely proud of this recognition.

College News

Student Notes

      • Green Building Systems course
      • Service-learning projects a part of green building course

        In Associate Professor Daniel Hindman’s Green Building Systems course (SBIO 3324), students not only discuss the definition of green building, concepts in green building structures, and the various green building certification systems, they participate in service-learning projects to practice what they’ve learned.

      • Taylor Richmond
      • Water Center welcomes first intern

        Protecting water resources needs a multi-faceted approach. Last spring, senior Taylor Richmond got to experience what that means through a new semester-long paid internship in the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.

Faculty Briefs

Research Spotlight

Alumni Corner

      • Amanda Hyman
      • Hyman making a difference in Tanzania

        Amanda Hyman earned her master’s in fish and wildlife conservation last December and within a month was on her way to Tanzania. Awaiting her was a position with Korongo People’s Lion Initiative, an NGO dedicated to inspiring local action to promote sustainable human-lion coexistence in multi-use landscapes.

      • Mike Hincher
      • WEI tables stay in the CNRE 'family'

        In the winter issue, we reported that the Wood Enterprise Institute (WEI) had taken on the challenge of producing several large tables using historic oak and sycamore wood from sites on campus.

      • 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.