Article ItemDean's Perspective , article
Like forests and natural systems, we are resilient — we made it through the spring with our faculty, staff, and students stepping up into a virtual world of learning and engagement.
Article ItemNatural resources faculty use innovation and engagement to adapt to new online education space , article
“We want to encourage [our students] that we’ll all get through this, so 30 years from now they’ll be telling their kids about the time when they had to watch their professor stumbling around in a creek trying to catch a fish.”
Article ItemNew immersive experience program gives students a look at forest products industries , article
The day-in-the-life experiences offer unique insight for College of Natural Resources and Environment students as they prepare to enter the job market.
Article ItemBrittany Christensen named 2020 Outstanding Senior for the College of Natural Resources and Environment , article
Christensen’s passion for the environment has led to a commitment to restoring natural spaces for everyone to access.
Article ItemVirginia Water Center interns forge ahead to research environmental justice in the face of COVID-19 , article
The two students attended a national meeting of water institute leaders in Washington, D.C., in February before transitioning to completing their work remotely.
Article ItemClass of 2020: Leadership award recipient Daniel Grizzard shows a commitment to service , article
As a sustainable biomaterials major, Daniel Grizzard has been able to merge his passion for helping others with a field of study that strives to develop solutions that will lessen environmental impacts.
Article ItemShannon McCabe receives Recent Alumni Award , article
Alumna Shannon McCabe (’10 B.S., ’12 M.S.), executive director of the Association of Consulting Foresters, knows how important forming connections with people is to managing and maintaining our natural resources.
Article ItemVirginia Water Center recognized as a national leader in water education and outreach , article
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center housed at Virginia Tech received a status of “outstanding” from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Article ItemNew grants to expand forest farming in Appalachian woodlands and beyond , article
The Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition will use new funding to increase awareness about forest farming, improve producer capacity, and strengthen market connections for forest farmers in Appalachia and beyond.
Article ItemResearchers seek to impact New Zealand water quality by understanding forest-water interactions , article
The ambitious collaborative project will utilize remote sensing technology, isotopic tracing, and manipulative field studies to develop a comprehensive model of water and nutrient flow through forested watersheds and streams.
Article ItemVirginia Tech launches the Center for Coastal Studies to address complex issues in the coastal zone , article
The new center, housed under the Fralin Life Sciences Institute, will engage with a diverse set of stakeholders, create a safe space for difficult conversations with the public around coastal-zone issues, and establish a Coastal Zone Observatory.