Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
The college’s curricula and disciplines form our foundation, and faculty use their expertise to develop and assemble courses into a curriculum and degree programs. But it all starts with recruiting students into our programs, and that landscape has changed significantly over time.
Article ItemChing-Hsun Huang named head of Department of Sustainable Biomaterials , article
Huang, who brings an extensive background in natural resources economics and forest management to the position, most recently served as interim executive director of the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University.
Article ItemVDGIF executive director is College of Natural Resources and Environment’s inaugural visiting executive , article
The college welcomed Ryan Brown as its inaugural visiting executive under an initiative that seeks to bring professionals to campus to share their knowledge and experience with students and staff.
Article ItemNew expert findings seek to protect national parks from invasive animal species , article
Assistant Professor Ashley Dayer serves on a panel tasked with charting a course to face the challenges invasive animals pose to the survival of national parks.
Article ItemField course gives students up-close look at tracking, studying wildlife , article
The 10-day experience at Mountain Lake Biological Station was an opportunity for students to work as biologists in the field.
Article ItemStudent channels life-threatening diagnosis into a passion for wildland fire management , article
Forestry major John Kese dreamed of playing college baseball until a shocking diagnosis set him on a completely different course.
Article ItemClass of 2019: Jonathan Reynolds is ready for a career in water management , article
Combined with dual degrees in environmental resources management and water: resources, policy, and management, Reynolds’ multiple internship experiences have laid an important foundation for starting his career.
Article ItemDonald J. Orth receives American Fisheries Society award for public outreach , article
Orth, who joined the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in 1980, is the creator of Virginia Tech Ichthyology, a blog he uses to share stories and news about fisheries research, education, and other issues.
Article ItemTree preservation gets a boost with new university arborist , article
In the new role housed within the Facilities Department, Jamie King will be responsible for overall planting, health care, safety, and general maintenance of trees on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus.
Article ItemData provided by Virginia Tech helps to make roads in Virginia safer , article
Law enforcement agencies use this data to determine patterns and answer questions about vehicle crashes, such as why a large number may happen at a particular intersection.
Article ItemScientists using collaborative NSF grant to understand hydrologic controls on carbon processes in wetlands , article
Scientists will research the links between hydrological and carbon dynamics taking place in forested wetlands to better understand the role that these ecosystems play in the export, storage, and emission of carbon.
Article ItemFifteen years of ocelot tracking is revealing new information about this elusive cat , article
Professor Marcella Kelly has led efforts to standardize the use of camera trapping as a method of collecting data on wild cat populations.
Article ItemHelping coastal communities face the challenges posed by flooding and sea level rise , article
Assistant Professor Anamaria Bukvic is using a fellowship from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to examine the issue of population mobility in the face of coastal vulnerability.