From the Dean's Perspective
Article ItemFrom the Dean's Perspective , article
As you read and think about how the college is growing, please know that we are very much tuned into the environment in which we work and how we serve our students and each other. Strategic growth is a key component of the college’s future in the complex world of higher education.
Article ItemCrawford named chair of the Department of Geography , article
Crawford looks forward to continuing his research in sustainability and human-environment interactions at Virginia Tech.
Article ItemPINEMAP project earns partnership award , article
The Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation, and Adaptation project (PINEMAP) was recently recognized with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Partnership Award.
Article ItemU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partners with college to target students for future conservation careers , article
The two partners signed a memorandum of understanding that will help connect Virginia Tech students with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service programs and career development opportunities.
Article ItemVirginia Tech hosts Southern Silvicultural Research Conference , article
The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation hosted the 19th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, which brought together 180 scientists and professionals from the Southeastern U.S.
Awards and Honors
Article ItemOutstanding graduates , article
Congratulations to our outstanding graduates: Allison Moser, senior; Kayla Davis, master’s; Anne Hilborn, doctorate.
Article ItemOutstanding recent alumnus , article
Alexander Miller (’06, ’09) received this year’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award in recognition of his early career accomplishments.
Article ItemFitzpatrick studies endangered plant species for Fralin Fellowship , article
Wildlife conservation major Jessica Fitzpatrick studied a federally endangered plant species, Michaux’s sumac, with a team from the Conservation Management Institute.
Article ItemLivingston designs a better future , article
Lamont “Gucci” Livingston received the Division of Student Affairs Aspire! Award, for a student who is preparing for a life of courageous leadership.
Article ItemMixing some “green” with game day orange and maroon , article
Sustainable biomaterials major Bridget Acland conceived an idea to institute a recycling program for home football games while interning for the Office of Sustainability.
Article ItemStudents speak to Ut Prosim Society , article
Students Tyneshia Griffin and Lindsay Wentzel represented the college at this year’s Ut Prosim Society Celebration.
Staff Member Spotlight
Article ItemCastello awarded Pew marine conservation fellowship , article
Assistant Professor Leandro Castello will use the fellowship to determine the best way to generate catch-rate data for tropical fish.
Article ItemDe Soto named 'Favorite Faculty' , article
Sustainability Institute Director Angie De Soto was named “Favorite Faculty” by one of her students.
Article ItemEdgar and Dong receive American Chemical Society awards , article
Professor Kevin Edgar and doctoral student Yifan Dong earned awards from the society’s Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division.
Article ItemMurphys recognized for conservation efforts , article
Professor Brian Murphy and his wife, Martha, received the A. Willis Robertson Citizen Conservation Award from the Virginia Chapter of the Wildlife Society.
Article ItemNew position unites social science with bird conservation , article
Ashley Gramza has joined Virginia Tech to serve as the national bird conservation social science coordinator.
Article ItemSchwarz named director of Seafood AREC , article
Michael Schwarz, a leader in aquaculture production, is director of the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: A Farrell family affair , article
Alums Jill and Rob Farrell are happy that their two sons are following their footsteps at Virginia Tech.
Article ItemBumann’s art selected to represent American Heritage Prize , article
George Bumann’s (’02) bison sculpture served as the Ken Burns American Heritage Prize given by the American Prairie Reserve.
Article ItemDomenech appointed Assistant Secretary of the Interior , article
Domenech will serve as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Insular Affairs, which coordinates federal policy for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Article ItemIn memoriam: Belinda Stone Carroll (’85) , article
Belinda Carroll held several positions in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, where she earned a master’s in agricultural and extension education.
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.