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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.
Article ItemXMNR's three-year legacy in China , article
Since 2012, the college’s Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) accelerated graduate degree program, based in the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, has sent a cohort of students on a 10-day international residency to Yunnan Province, China, to concentrate on sustainable development in the region.
Article ItemCongressman Morgan Griffith visits Research Aviary , article
Prompted by his longtime interest in birds, Congressman Morgan Griffith visited the college’s new aviary in May to learn about its research. The aviary, which opened in fall 2015, is one of few such university facilities in the region.
Article ItemCadets highlight colors at football games , article
In a continuing partnership between the Virginia Tech football team and the Corps of Cadets, players and cadets are selected to highlight the colors during the pre-game ceremonies at each game.
Article ItemDeveau interns at the White House , article
Alena Deveau of Fairfax, Virginia, received a rare opportunity last summer, joining about 130 students selected to experience public service at its finest in the White House Internship Program.
Article ItemResearch uncovers virtual treasure trove , article
Research led by Associate Professor Phil Radtke has “rediscovered” a virtual treasure trove of historical measurements of standing and felled trees.
Article ItemLeadership Institute , article
The sixth student cohort of the college’s Leadership Institute visited the Virginia Department of Forestry headquarters in Charlottesville in January.
Article ItemStudents visit The Weather Channel , article
Much has changed since three Virginia Tech students attended the American Meteorological Society’s conference a few years ago.
Article ItemFrom Blacksburg to Milan: Geography Department's Field Experience Enriches Undergraduates' Education , article
Students are acquiring field experiences across the country and around the world, for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private corporations.
Article ItemStudent chapter hosts Southeastern Wildlife Conclave , article
Members of The Virginia Tech Wildlife Society hosted teams from 22 regional colleges and universities for the Southeastern Wildlife Conclave March 12-15 at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Education Center at Smith Mountain Lake.
Article ItemStudents help to solve a real-world crisis , article
Students in Daniel Hindman’s Green Building Systems course were challenged to design sustainable housing units for use in Middle Eastern countries taking in Syrian refugees.
Article ItemNew approach to student projects promotes passion, learning for its own sake , article
For two years, Assistant Professor Tim Baird has instructed his students to “skip class, do anything you want, and give yourself a grade.”
Article ItemWildlife graduate student finds camera traps an effective tool for studying Africa wildlife communities , article
When most people think of Africa, they picture sprawling savannahs and big cats stalking through tall grasses. But with predator populations in Africa declining by as much as 80 percent, the image of that landscape is changing. To help protect it, researchers are finding new ways to understand animal populations.
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