Results for: Department of Geography
Department of Geography
Article ItemA CNRE alumna remembers: Patty Mims ’94 , article
Patty Mims shares insights about what she has been doing since earning a master’s degree in geography, her fondest CNRE memory, the most amazing thing she learned in the college, the professor who inspired her, and what advice she would give to her undergraduate self.
Article ItemGeography Professor Bill Carstensen retires after nearly 40 years of service , article
Professor Lawrence W. “Bill” Carstensen Jr., who devoted almost forty years of service to Virginia Tech as a faculty member and former head of the Department of Geography, has retired.
Article ItemCandice Luebbering receives Recent Alumni Award , article
Candice Luebbering holds the distinction of being the first person to earn a doctorate in the history of the Department of Geography.
Article ItemPathways minors tackle the challenges of the future , article
New minors in the College of Natural Resources and Environment target students interested in global natural resources challenges.
Article ItemMeet some of the rock stars of Virginia Tech Geography , article
They are at center stage in the science of understanding why things are where they are.
Article ItemNew position will help equip students for career success , article
Ken Morgan of Morgan Lumber Company is funding a new director of employer relations position in the college.
Article ItemCollaboration sparks new and improved career preparation initiatives , article
Today’s graduates need much more than a strong academic background to land their first jobs and be successful in the workplace. Staff and faculty, including the college’s new director of employer relations, are working together and connecting with industry partners to prepare career-ready young professionals.
Article ItemResearch spotlight , article
Brief summaries of recent research projects in the college
Article ItemMeteorology faculty and students anchor weather stations on highest peaks in Virginia and West Virginia , article
Load your pack with power tools or a sledgehammer. Hike up Virginia’s highest peak. Get to work setting up and anchoring a weather monitoring station. Then maybe enjoy the view.
Article ItemMaking our mark in carbon , article
The College of Natural Resources and Environment is uniquely positioned to take on the critical challenges of carbon, working collaboratively across a wide range of disciplines.
Article ItemCNRE by the numbers , article
A snapshot of the college is presented in a series of infographics.
Article ItemBringing in the class , article
Learn how the College of Natural Resources and Environment blends traditional and technology to create a pipeline of prospective students, a steady flow of admission applications, and a committed class of new students who can’t wait to study what they are passionate about and be a part of CNRE.
Article ItemRe-creating a tornado in 3-D provides a more effective way to study storms , article
When meteorologist Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel stepped into the middle of an EF5 tornado re-created in 3-D in a four-story immersive installation at Virginia Tech, his perspective was that of someone 7,000 feet tall.
Article ItemHowey takes first place for poster , article
Geography master’s student Catherine Howey, an intern for Blacksburg Transit and the New River Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (NRV-MPO), earned the first place poster award at the annual Virginia GIS Conference last fall.
Article ItemWeather stations promote a range of study at Roanoke schools , article
Wanting to find the best locations within the city of Roanoke, Va., for growing gardens sparked the idea to install weather stations.
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