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Experiment StationCampus and Community Virginia Tech researchers to showcase innovation at Nov. 1 symposium https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/bi-2016symposium.html Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/bi-2016symposium.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesNational Capital RegionBiocomplexity Institute Jamie Lucero elected president of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101216-naadapresident.html Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101216-naadapresident.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative Extension Food justice advocate Karen Washington to speak at Virginia Tech https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101116-karenwashington.html Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/101116-karenwashington.html Inclusion and DiversityVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop News Catherine Larochelle named assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Vitor R.G. 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The Campus Kitchen at Virginia Tech addresses food insecurity with new support https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/090116-dsa-campuskitchen.html Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/090116-dsa-campuskitchen.html Student LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationAlumniCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.PhilanthropyUndergraduate Education Keystone Fellow uses academics to guide service https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/090716-dsa-mcloughlinkeystone.html Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/090716-dsa-mcloughlinkeystone.html University HonorsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesAlumniCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Four industry ambassadors to be inducted into Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/081716-livestockhalloffame.html Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/081716-livestockhalloffame.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityAwards Tiny town declares its independence in first episode of Save Our Towns, season three https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/outreach-townsthreeone.html Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/outreach-townsthreeone.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityEconomic developmentCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesYoung AlumniOutreach and International Affairs Three cadets chosen to highlight the colors at Saturday’s Liberty game https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/corps-libertycadets.html Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/09/corps-libertycadets.html Flag cadetsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Robert E. 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Virginia Tech’s brewhouse display on tap for Saturday’s Deschutes Street Pub in Roanoke https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/082616-brewhouse.html Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/082616-brewhouse.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets parade marks end of New Cadet Week on Saturday https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/corps-newcadetparade.html Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/corps-newcadetparade.html Virginia Tech First DaysStudent LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Division of Student AffairsVirginia Tech Corps of Cadets In memoriam: Daniel Powers, assistant farm manager, Virginia Tech Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/081716-danielpowers.html Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/081716-danielpowers.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative Extension Erin Hopkins named Willis and Mary Blackwood Junior Faculty Fellow https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/clahs-erinhopkins.html Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/clahs-erinhopkins.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesHuman SciencesPhilanthropy New academic offerings at Virginia Tech for the 2016-17 year https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/uged-newacademics.html Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/uged-newacademics.html Division of Administrative ServicesVirginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of EngineeringNeuroscienceCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesFacilities ServicesUndergraduate EducationVirginia Tech Corps of CadetsDivision of Information TechnologyVirginia Tech First DaysCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionUniversity Libraries Eric Wiseman receives Alex L. 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Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours celebrate 40th anniversary https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/cnre-fallfieldtours.html Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/cnre-fallfieldtours.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentOutreach and International Affairs VALOR program graduates twelve new agricultural leaders https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080116-valorfellows.html Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:01:34 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080116-valorfellows.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Students team with Ecuadorean tribes to learn most-effective plants for treating infection https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080916-fralin-medicinalplants.html Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080916-fralin-medicinalplants.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate EducationGlobal Change Center Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080816-fralin-honeybees.html Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/080816-fralin-honeybees.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech's Office of Undergraduate Research announces 2016-17 ambassadors https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/uged-ugresearchambassadors.html Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/uged-ugresearchambassadors.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate Education Ann Hutchens motivated by university research and change through 45-year career https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/adm-hr-annhutchens.html Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/08/adm-hr-annhutchens.html Division of Administrative ServicesEmployee Top NewsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Honors and AwardsFaculty and StaffHuman Resources Travis Mountain presented national awards for research and Extension work https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/072616-travismountain.html Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/072616-travismountain.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesAwardsBlacksburg, Va. New molecular mechanism suggests that people with obesity or insulin resistance may more easily accumulate fat https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/072016-fralin-fat.html Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/072016-fralin-fat.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityObesity 2016 ACC Creativity and Innovation fellows hard at work this summer https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/uged-acccreativityfellows.html Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/uged-acccreativityfellows.html Student LifeResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate ResearchHuman SciencesUndergraduate Education Fralin Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow digs deep to investigate optimal plant production https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/071816-fralin-surfplants.html Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/071816-fralin-surfplants.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate Research Global Perspectives Program scholars cap study abroad with presentations at Swiss Embassy https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/global-perspectives-program-scholars.html Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/global-perspectives-program-scholars.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Beyond Boundaries Dennis Dean joins international research team devoted to creating self-fertilizing plants, curbing world hunger https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/071116-fralin-deangrant.html Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/071116-fralin-deangrant.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science Institute Virginia Tech researchers itching to learn more about poison ivy on the Appalachian Trail https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-cals-poisinuvy.html Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-cals-poisinuvy.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGlobal Change CenterTop NewsCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Virginia Tech professors look at food and nutrition choices through the lens of economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-cals-economicsbook.html Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-cals-economicsbook.html Fralin Life Science InstituteVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop News Virginia Tech researchers’ discovery could lead to more environmentally friendly consumer products https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070615-cals-fattyalchohols.html Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070615-cals-fattyalchohols.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and Community Tyler Wegmeyer named 2016 Virginia Farmer of the Year https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-ext-farmeroftheyear.html Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/070516-ext-farmeroftheyear.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityVirginia Cooperative Extension New inductees into the academies of Faculty Service and Leadership named https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/provost-academyfacultyserviceleadership.html Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/provost-academyfacultyserviceleadership.html Student LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate Education Mini Dairy at Virginia Tech from Israel-based TESSA industries will boost boutique fermentation industry https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/cals-minidairy.html Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/cals-minidairy.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesResearchTop News R. 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Theresa Thompson named Elizabeth and James E. Turner Jr. ‘56 Faculty Fellow https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cals-thompsonfacultyfellow.html Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cals-thompsonfacultyfellow.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyCollege of EngineeringAlumniCampus and CommunityNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowships Husbandry of chickens works in tandem with science, says Virginia Tech poultry expert https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/unirel-tipsheetpaulsiegel062716.html Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:50:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/unirel-tipsheetpaulsiegel062716.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and Community Mike Zhang named Elizabeth and James E. 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Virginia Tech to host 96th annual 4-H Congress https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/vce-4hcongress.html Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/vce-4hcongress.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. National Academic Advising Association recognizes Virginia Tech employees for outstanding advising https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/uged-nacadantlawards.html Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/uged-nacadantlawards.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringFaculty and StaffCampus and Community Virology meeting to bring more than 1,300 scientists to Virginia Tech https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/vetmed-virologymeeting.html Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/vetmed-virologymeeting.html ResearchVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteZika virusOutreach and International AffairsInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Student from Niger learns pest control techniques to save key crop in home country https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/outreach-oiredlaoualiamadouniger.html Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/outreach-oiredlaoualiamadouniger.html Virginia Tech's international presenceCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Board of Visitors approves 2016 promotions, tenure, continued appointments https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/provost-promotiontenure.html Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/provost-promotiontenure.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesVirginia Tech Board of VisitorsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionUniversity Libraries Six students earn University Honors Odyssey Fellowships https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/uged-2016odysseyfellows.html Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/uged-2016odysseyfellows.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Pamplin College of BusinessUndergraduate ResearchUniversity HonorsPhilanthropyUndergraduate Education Virginia Tech eBee unmanned aircraft has endless applications for lands management https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-ebeedrone.html Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-ebeedrone.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationConservation Management InstituteCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionOutreach and International Affairs Students pushed to 'Thrive' in reinvented living-learning community https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/dsa-thrivellc.html Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/dsa-thrivellc.html Division of Student AffairsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va. 4-H tractor operators win state competition, advance to National 4-H Engineering Challenge https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051216-tractor.html Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051216-tractor.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityVirginia Cooperative Extension Mass spectrometer proves instrumental in many areas of research that cross disciplines https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051316-massspec.html Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051316-massspec.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Spring edition of Virginia Tech Magazine explores work of Flint Water Study team, envisions the Class of 2047 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/05162016-unirel-vtmagspring16.html Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/05162016-unirel-vtmagspring16.html Inclusion and DiversityCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringAlumniCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUniversity RelationsFacilities Services 4-H Positive Youth Development in Agriculture program helps communities in Senegal https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/vce-senegal.html Fri, 20 May 2016 11:27:08 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/vce-senegal.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension works to increase colorectal cancer screening rates https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051116-eightytwenty.html Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051116-eightytwenty.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityVirginia Cooperative Extension Six Virginia Tech undergraduate students awarded 2016 ACC Creativity and Innovation Fellowships https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/uged-acccreativityinnovation.html Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/uged-acccreativityinnovation.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesTop NewsCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate ResearchHuman SciencesUndergraduate Education Anh Tran named College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Recent Alumna https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cals-alumna.html Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cals-alumna.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesAlumniBlacksburg, Va. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences inducts new members into the hall of fame https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cals-halloffame.html Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cals-halloffame.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesAlumni Distinguished ProfessorCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. A city's surprising new landmark ends season two of Save Our Towns https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/outreach-townstwofinal.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/outreach-townstwofinal.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsBlacksburg, Va.Economic development Virginia Tech awards more than $11 million to help feed people in developing countries https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/outreach-oiredinnovationlabawards.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/outreach-oiredinnovationlabawards.html Virginia Tech's international presenceCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsTop NewsBiocomplexity Institute Blacksburg, Va. 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Theodore Ellmore recevies Staff Career Achievement Award https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-theodoreellmore.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-theodoreellmore.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesFaculty and StaffAwardsBlacksburg, Va. Alexander Niemiera receives William E. Wine Award for Teaching Excellence https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-alexandernieniera.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-alexandernieniera.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesFaculty and StaffAwardsBlacksburg, Va. Nada Tamim receives Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-NadaTamim.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fs-NadaTamim.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesFaculty and StaffAwardsBlacksburg, Va. Sub-Saharan African countries feeding themselves after years of improving crop varieties, studies find https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-cropvarieties.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-cropvarieties.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Grant awards help faculty create global courses https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/outreach-curriculumglobalizationgrants.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/outreach-curriculumglobalizationgrants.html Virginia Tech's international presenceCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesOutreach and International AffairsAwards $2 million grant will help combat pests in Asia and feed a swelling global population https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041316-ipmfunding.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041316-ipmfunding.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Inaugural cohort of Keystone Fellows announced https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/dsa-keystonefellows16.html Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/dsa-keystonefellows16.html College of EngineeringOffice of the PresidentCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesUniversity HonorsUndergraduate EducationStudent LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionDivision of Student Affairs Virginia Tech Graduate School honors top scholars of the 2015-16 academic year https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/03252016-gradschool-awards.html Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/03252016-gradschool-awards.html Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineGraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesFralin Life Science InstitutePamplin College of 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SciencesCollege of EngineeringTop NewsCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesCommencement Biochemist appointed to serve as member of the NIH Pathogenic Eukaryotes Study Section https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fralin-cassera.html Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fralin-cassera.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityCenter for Drug Discovery Ecologist Josh Tewksbury to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-fralin-tewksbury.html Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-fralin-tewksbury.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Celebrate diverse cultures at International Street Fair April 17 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/dsa-internationalstreetfair.html Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/dsa-internationalstreetfair.html Student LifeInclusion and DiversityCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Pamplin College of BusinessDivision of Student Affairs Virginia Tech plant ecologist receives grant to study invasive agricultural weed https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center New initiative builds a university-wide partnership in materials, energy 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https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/fralin-systemsbio.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate EducationBiocomplexity Institute 6 Virginia Tech undergraduates to present at the ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/uged-accmeetingoftheminds.html Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/uged-accmeetingoftheminds.html Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary MedicineVirginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate Education Fralin researchers use new technology to sequence mosquito sex chromosome 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Students connect classroom learning to real-world change in first Sustainability Institute session https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/cnre-sustainabilityinstitute.html Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/cnre-sustainabilityinstitute.html Student LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringAlumniCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesPhilanthropyUndergraduate Education Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages physical activity through Move More, Virginia! campaign https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/cals-movemorevirginia.html Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/cals-movemorevirginia.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative ExtensionBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension to host agritourism conference April 5-6 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-ext-agritourismconference.html Tue, 15 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-ext-agritourismconference.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative ExtensionBlacksburg, Va. Scientists use 'insect perfumes' to lure stink bugs to expendable crops https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/fralin-stinkbugs.html Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/fralin-stinkbugs.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science Institute Breathtaking vistas hog the limelight in Save Our Towns, Episode 7 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030916-outreach-townstwoseven.html Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030916-outreach-townstwoseven.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsBlacksburg, Va.Economic development Virginia Tech contributes to commonwealth's strength in agricultural exports https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030416-cals-agtradeconference.html Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030416-cals-agtradeconference.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Brian Plum named College of Agriculture and Life Sciences assistant director of development for leadership gifts https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030816-development-plum.html Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030816-development-plum.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyFaculty and Staff Virginia Tech agricultural sciences programs rise in National Science Foundation federal funding rankings https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030316-cals-nsfrankings.html Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030316-cals-nsfrankings.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Mountaintop mining, crop irrigation can increase salts in freshwater, damage biodiversity https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Virginia Tech researchers call for public water quality reports to directly address water safety https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030116-fralin-waterquality.html Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030116-fralin-waterquality.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and StaffObesity Tarantula named in honor of Virginia Tech entomologist https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022616-cals-tarantula.html Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022616-cals-tarantula.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Faculty and Staff National Health Outreach Conference held in Roanoke, Virginia on April 6-8 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-ext-healthconference.html Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-ext-healthconference.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesRoanoke, Va.Virginia Cooperative Extension Scientists discover way to potentially track and stop human and agricultural viruses https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022416-cals-viralreplication.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Tim Kring appointed head of Department of Entomology https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-kring.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-kring.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesFaculty and StaffCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech researchers discover a royal flush in powering fuel cells with wastewater https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-wastetopower.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022316-cals-wastetopower.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Invasive species expert briefs congressional staffers on the benefits and risks of biofuel crops https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-barneyhill.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and Staff Applications invited for agricultural fellows in VALOR Program https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-valorapplication.html Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021916-cals-valorapplication.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Life science researchers suggest gene drive strategy to combat harmful virus spread https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021816-fralin-genedrivestrategy.html Thu, 18 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021816-fralin-genedrivestrategy.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchZika virusVector-borne Disease College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. E. Scott Geller’s new psychology book encompasses 46 years of research in applied behavioral science https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021716-science-scottgellerbook.html Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021716-science-scottgellerbook.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationAlumni Distinguished ProfessorCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. Compacted soils can be rebuilt to help urban trees thrive https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021616-cnre-soilrehabilitation.html Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021616-cnre-soilrehabilitation.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationGraduate EducationAlumniCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentEnvironmentOutreach and International AffairsInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science College of Agriculture and Life Sciences latest Innovations newsletter now available https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021216-cals-latestinnovations.html Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021216-cals-latestinnovations.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech to co-host Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade on March 7-8 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021016-cals-agtrade.html Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/021016-cals-agtrade.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesRichmond, Va.Campus and Community Fralin Life Science Institute researchers turn attention to emerging threat of Zika virus https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020916-fralin-zika.html Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020916-fralin-zika.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchZika virusVector-borne Disease College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech receives record-breaking number of undergraduate applications https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020816-uged-applicationsup.html Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020816-uged-applicationsup.html Student LifeCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate Education Sustainable farmer, advocate receive conservation award from Virginia Cooperative Extension https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020816-ext-soilaward.html Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020816-ext-soilaward.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesFaculty and StaffCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. 4-H Day at the State Capitol provides a real-life civics lesson for members https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020516-ext-statecapitolday.html Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020516-ext-statecapitolday.html Student LifeVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Cooperative Extension co-hosts the 2016 South Atlantic Hops Conference https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020416-ext-hopsconference.html Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020416-ext-hopsconference.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesRichmond, Va.Virginia Cooperative Extension Fralin Life Science Institute researcher contributes to sequencing of bedbug genome https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020316-fralin-bedbugskin.html Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020316-fralin-bedbugskin.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Running for life, a Virginia Tech student raises awareness about cancer https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020216-cals-biochemrunner.html Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/020216-cals-biochemrunner.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Bedbugs have developed resistance to widely used chemical treatments, study finds https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-cals-bedbugs.html Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-cals-bedbugs.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. High school students will debate ethics of cyborg roaches with help of Virginia Tech researchers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-fralin-cyborgroaches.html Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012916-fralin-cyborgroaches.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Susan Duncan named associate director of Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012116-cals-susanduncan.html Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/012116-cals-susanduncan.html College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences researchResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteInstitute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Woods and Wildlife Conference: Bring out the best in your property https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011516-cnre-woodsandwildlifeconf.html Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011516-cnre-woodsandwildlifeconf.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Virginia Tech employees give more than $319,000 to charities https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011316-hr-cvcmessage5.html Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011316-hr-cvcmessage5.html Division of Administrative ServicesCVCVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesHuman Resources Virginia Cooperative Extension offers tips to prepare for El Niño winter https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011116-ext-winterpreparedness.html Mon, 11 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/011116-ext-winterpreparedness.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative Extension Adding value pays off for Virginia cattle producers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010816-ext-addingvalue.html Fri, 08 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010816-ext-addingvalue.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Winter session continues to grow in enrollments, course offerings https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010516-uged-winter2016.html Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/01/010516-uged-winter2016.html Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationDistance LearningCollege of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results selected for national award https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122315-cals-valoraward.html Wed, 23 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122315-cals-valoraward.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative Extension Powell River Project given award by mining industry hall of fame for outreach and research https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122215-cals-prazenaward.html Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/122215-cals-prazenaward.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of Natural Resources and Environment 4-H nets several wins at national livestock contests https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120415-ext-livestock.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:19:51 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120415-ext-livestock.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative Extension New livestock, poultry, and equine facilities at Virginia Tech included in governor’s bond proposal https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-cals-livestockfunding.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-cals-livestockfunding.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment Station Virginia Cooperative Extension wins national award for strengthening rural economies https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-ext-NIFA.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121715-ext-NIFA.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Class of 2015: Experiential learning prepares Thomas Sefcik for career in food and water security https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121615-dsa-gradprofilesefcik.html Wed, 16 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121615-dsa-gradprofilesefcik.html Student LifeDivision of Student AffairsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Tech Commencement Countdown to graduation: The basics about 2015 fall commencement ceremonies https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121515-president-commencementoverview.html Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121515-president-commencementoverview.html Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineGraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringOffice of the PresidentCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate EducationCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentNational Capital RegionVirginia Tech Commencement Virginia Cooperative Extension hosts 2016 Winter Forage conferences, features experts on tall fescue https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-ext-winteriscoming.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-ext-winteriscoming.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationVirginia Cooperative Extension Students say bon appétit to invasive species (with video) https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-cals-invasive.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/121015-cals-invasive.html College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Researchers to use grant to examine linkages between humans and freshwater quality https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120815-cnre-lakecatchmentwaterquality.html Wed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120815-cnre-lakecatchmentwaterquality.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesEnvironmentCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Tech-savvy sophomore only student on interdisciplinary water study team in Africa https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120915-cnre-burkinafaso.html Wed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/12/120915-cnre-burkinafaso.html Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate EducationOutreach and International AffairsDivision of Information Technology In memoriam: Herman Warren, professor emeritus of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112515-cals-warren.html Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112515-cals-warren.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Karen Roberto, Tom Tillar to deliver 2015 fall commencement addresses https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112315-president-winterspeakers.html Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112315-president-winterspeakers.html Graduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCollege of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate EducationHuman SciencesUniversity Distinguished ProfessorCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentVirginia Tech Commencement Virginia Cooperative Extension offers 10 tips for consumers using new credit chip cards https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-ext-chipcards.html Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-ext-chipcards.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. New book covers David Orden’s 30 years of research on agricultural trade policies https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112015-ncr-davidordenbook.html Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/112015-ncr-davidordenbook.html ResearchNational Capital RegionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesInstitute for Society, Culture and Environment New e-book helps consumers select decorative, pollinator shrubs for Virginia landscapes https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111915-ext-epub.html Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111915-ext-epub.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Help others in need with a donation to the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-hr-cvcmessage3.html Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/11/111815-hr-cvcmessage3.html CVCDivision of Administrative ServicesVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesHuman ResourcesBlacksburg, Va.