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Virginia Water Resources Research Center
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 ItemAlumnus creates water endowments , article
The new water degree is already garnering philanthropic support from the alumni community. Alumnus Jeff Rudd is funding two endowments specifically for the interdisciplinary program.
Article ItemWater for the future , article
Competition for clean water around the world intensifies year after year as stressors on water resources call for a scientific understanding of the water cycle.
Article ItemSchoenholtz leads National Institutes for Water Resources , article
Across the nation, awareness of water as a critical, increasingly limited resource is seeping into public consciousness. With an eye toward the future of water, Professor Stephen Schoenholtz has been named president of the National Institutes for Water Resources.
Article ItemSophomore defends public health on Flint Water Study Team , article
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has attracted scientists from across the nation, most notably Virginia Tech’s Professor Marc Edwards. He and the Virginia Tech Flint Water Study Team have been sending water testing kits, analyzing data, and issuing reports about the threat to public health from high lead and bacteria levels. Sophomore Maggie Carolan of Stafford, Virginia, is advocating for the health of Flint residents.
Article ItemWater Center welcomes first intern , article
Protecting water resources needs a multi-faceted approach. Last spring, senior Taylor Richmond got to experience what that means through a new semester-long paid internship in the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.
Article ItemNew water degree to address complex global challenges , article
Virginia Tech is taking an interdisciplinary approach to meet the complex challenges of managing water by proposing a new bachelor of science degree.
Article ItemPatches of groundwater responsible for nitrogen loss from forests , article
Researchers found that even during summer dry spells, isolated patches of soil in forested watersheds remain waterlogged at depth and act as hot spots of microbial activity.
Article ItemEcology team improves understanding of stream chemistry , article
A geostatistical approach for studying environmental conditions in stream networks and landscapes has been successfully applied at a valley-wide scale to assess headwater stream chemistry at high resolution, revealing unexpected patterns in natural chemical components.
Article ItemFamularo uses coursework in development of portable mapping system , article
Joseph Famularo put his studies into action in a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.
Article ItemOutstanding graduates , article
Congratulations to our outstanding graduates: Kylie Campbell, senior; Chelsea Weithman, master’s; Erin Poor, doctorate.
Article ItemSchoenholtz attends White House Water Summit , article
The White House celebrated World Water Day on March 22 by hosting a Water Summit to bring the issues of water to the public forefront.