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Article ItemAcademic advising during a pandemic , article
The college's Advising Center quickly adapted to continue serving current and prospective students in the wake of the pandemic.
Article ItemNext Generation Scholars Program aims to increase diversity in the forestry and environmental resources fields , article
Three faculty members spearheaded the scholarship program to increase diversity at the undergraduate level, targeting first-generation students as well as women and people from underrepresented minorities.
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 ItemStudents tackle real-time packaging challenges , article
At the college’s Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design, students are asked to find solutions for packaging problems that companies face. The result is a collaborative effort that connects leading companies with expert professors and students eager to take on the challenges of the packaging industry.
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 ItemEight weeks in Botswana , article
A new immersive overseas study course focused on training undergraduate students on the many facets of wildlife work in sub-Saharan Africa, including animal husbandry and care for raptors and mammals, introduction to laboratory techniques, public health and data handling, and wildlife ecology, capture, and rescue.
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 ItemUnderrepresented high school students experience STEM fields firsthand in Botswana , article
Six students from Virginia’s Louisa County High School traveled to Professor Kathleen Alexander’s research site in Botswana this past summer, where they learned about animal and public health research and were mentored by Virginia Tech undergraduate students.
Article ItemFulbright grants awarded to wildlife students , article
Erin Poor and Lindsey Rich received prestigious Fulbright grants to pursue their doctoral research.
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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