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Article ItemA tale of trusses and two-by-fours , article
The monthly housing report produced jointly by Virginia Tech and the Forest Service helps companies and individuals close the gap between changes taking place in the housing industry and the impacts such changes have on the hardwood and softwood industries.
Article ItemZooming loggers, high-fiving naturalists, and forest landowners education , article
Extension staff affiliated with the College of Natural Resources and Environment have taken steps to adapt their normally in-person programs to a largely virtual world.
Article ItemFrom mollusks to mountaintops: Working with federal agencies to make strides in conservation science , article
The many collaborations with federal scientists in the college not only help advance interdisciplinary research but provide opportunities for students interested in careers with government agencies.
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 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 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 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 ItemGift from alumnus and family to help tackle the challenge of environmental security , article
Mike and Kathy Melo are working to ensure that Virginia Tech and the College of Natural Resources and Environment will be ready to take on what may be the next great challenge in the sustainable management of natural resources: environmental security.
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 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.
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