Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
Look at the pictures, look at the faces, and look at the people. Think about the impact of these individuals, all of whom are at different places in their lives. They all journeyed through Virginia Tech and the college. Someone led them, someone mentored them, someone taught them, someone influenced them, someone supported them with a scholarship, and someone cared about them. How very fortunate we are to be in a place that engages such a diverse group of talented people — and to be a part of their lives.
Article ItemTaking action against harassment in the field , article
Carolyn Copenheaver, an associate professor who teaches forest ecology, is leading a charge to address sexual misconduct and harassment in her courses, which all involve field labs.
Article ItemThe hard challenges of a soft material: Developing a circular economy for polyurethane foams , article
A collaborative grant will help researchers investigate the challenges of recycling polyurethane foams as part of a circular economy.
Article ItemClass of 2021: Geography graduate sees a bridge between science and design , article
Studying geography prepared graduating senior Olivia Snow to use GIS technology to think through complex challenges.
Article ItemA CNRE alumna remembers: Charisa Morris ’99, ’06 , article
Charisa Morris shares insights about what she has been doing since graduation, her fondest CNRE memory, the most amazing thing she learned in the college, the professors who inspired her, and what advice she would give to her undergraduate self.
Article ItemVisiting executive Brent Keefer offers perspective on economic shifts in natural resources , article
Keefer, a dual-degree alumnus from the College of Natural Resources and Environment, is currently the CEO of American Forest Management, Inc. He is the second visiting executive for the college.
Article ItemGeography Professor James B. “Jim” Campbell retires , article
Professor James B. “Jim” Campbell is retiring after serving nearly 50 years as a professor and former head of the Department of Geography.
Article ItemFaculty receive institutional alumni awards , article
Two CNRE faculty members were honored by their graduating institutions with alumni awards.
Article ItemFrom camera traps to tank tracks: Hokies manage conservation work on military landscapes , article
The Conservation Management Institute works with the military to protect threatened and endangered animals and plants while preserving critical conservation landscapes.
Article ItemA new map reconstructs the social landscapes of Southwest Virginia prior to European arrival , article
The map was a collaborative project, bringing together the mapping skills of College of Natural Resources and Environment advanced instructor Stewart Scales with knowledge and input from professors, historians, and members of Virginia tribal communities.
Article ItemBones, feathers, and fins: How Virginia Tech’s natural history collection helps prepare the next generation of conservationists , article
The Virginia Tech natural history collection gives wildlife conservation students hands-on experiences learning to identify animal species.
Article ItemVirginia Master Naturalists receive award for expanding diversity , article
The group, composed of master naturalists from numerous chapters of the organization, was tasked with developing a list of action items that would serve to increase diversity and inclusion across all of the organization’s programs.