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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.