From the Dean's Perspective
Article Item'Roadmap' to guide natural resources research, education, policy , article
Several college faculty joined more than 130 public and land-grant university scientists nationwide to prepare a “roadmap” that calls for an integrated approach to natural resources.
Article ItemChina-U.S. mussel laboratory dedicated , article
Researchers at the college’s Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Center and at the Freshwater Fisheries Research Center in Wuxi, China, are continuing their long-term collaboration.
Article ItemFurthering geospatial education , article
To meet the ever-increasing demand for geospatial technology professionals in the public and private sectors, the Virginia Geospatial Extension Program continues its effort to educate community college and high school faculty members in this evolving field of study.
Article ItemMultistate research project to advance the urban forestry profession , article
A team led by Virginia Tech faculty has launched Urban Forestry 2020, a multistate research and networking project examining the challenges faced by the urban forestry profession and devising strategies for advancing the profession.
Article ItemNew international sustainability consulting certificate program , article
The college’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability has introduced a new certificate program in International Sustainability Consulting.
Article ItemPhiladelphia Zoo CREW kids get down and dirty , article
This summer the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation welcomed the Zoo CREW students to Virginia Tech where they spent an intensive two days exploring different types of wildlife research and gaining field experience.
Article Item'Senior' is university's oldest graduate! , article
Henry P. Porter Jr. is far from your typical student, even pushing the limits of the term “nontraditional.”
Article ItemFulbright grants awarded to wildlife students , article
Erin Poor and Lindsey Rich received prestigious Fulbright grants to pursue their doctoral research.
Article ItemBurkhart honored by IUFRO, Virginia Tech , article
Harold E. Burkhart received the prestigious Host Country Scientific Achievement Award from the International Union of Forest Research Organizations.
Article ItemCampbell receives ASPRS teaching award , article
James B. Campbell was honored with the SAIS/Estes Memorial Teaching Award from the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
Article ItemNew faculty publication , article
Brian Czech debunks the widely accepted myths held by politicians, economists, and Wall Street that unlimited economic expansion is the Holy Grail.
Article ItemOrth collects two university awards , article
Donald J. Orth was honored with both the university’s Diggs Teaching Scholars Award and William E. Wine Achievement Award.
Article ItemSnodgrass head fish and wildlife conservation department , article
Joel W. Snodgrass has been named head of the college’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation. He most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Towson University in Maryland.
Article ItemForestry geneticists developing hardy biomass trees , article
Associate Professor Amy Brunner is using a $1.4 million grant to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow an important bioenergy crop to be bred to grow in marginal soils and climates.
Article ItemGiant Amazon fish becoming extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others , article
An international team of scientists discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some fishing communities.
Article ItemMapping fishing resources assists land managers, anglers , article
Anglers in North Carolina and Virginia who are looking for privacy at good fishing spots should head for the mountains, according to a Virginia Tech study of freshwater recreational fishing sites in the two states.
Article ItemMonitoring, protecting bats critical as millions perish , article
Since 2006, white-nose syndrome has caused the deaths of more than 6 million bats in North America. A number of species it affects are endangered or proposed for protection.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: T. Adil Chowdhury , article
Just a year after the tragic garment factory collapse that killed 1,127 workers in central Bangladesh, graduate T. Adil Chowdhury is coordinating a public-private partnership to train 2,000 factory managers.
Article ItemIn memoriam: Jacob B. Huffman , article
Alumnus Jacob “Jake” B. Huffman passed away on June 5 in Gainesville, Florida, at the age of 94. Born on a farm near Maggie, Virginia, Huffman attended schools in Roanoke before entering Virginia Tech, where he earned his bachelor’s in 1941.
Article ItemZimmermann receives Cross Alumni Leadership Award , article
Anne Zimmermann received the Gerald E. Cross Alumni Leadership Award from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the college’s Leadership Institute.
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.