A record-breaking four winners of the annual Randolph L. Grayson Outstanding CALS Diversity Scholar Award were announced by the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Diversity Council.
Northern Neck Master Gardeners have worked closely with partners at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and county governments to build the Shoreline Evaluation Program, an educational outreach effort that has provided hundreds of property owners with recommendations for improving upland stormwater management, pollutant and sediment runoff, and shoreline erosion.
To support COVID-related research and provide immediate support for Virginia Tech researchers, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation collaborated with Virginia Tech institutes and colleges to establish a COVID-19 Rapid Response Seed Fund. As a result, nine projects were selected for funding.
A member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1999, Scoggins shared her expertise on ornamental plant production, landscape practices, and hops at the local, state, and national level, giving numerous presentations and serving on boards and committees of green industry and gardening organizations.
Durelle Scott, an associate professor of biological systems engineering affiliate of the Global Change Center at Virginia Tech, is the lead author of a paper that examines flooding in the continental United States in nearly unprecedented detail.
The agents help managers adopt stream-exclusion practices in addition to cost-share programs administered by local Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the National Resources Conservation Service.
The director of planning and reporting, professional development, and civil rights compliance in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech has been conferred the title of director emeritus by the Board of Visitors.
In this installment of a stream of stories on how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is protecting water around the world, we go to the Eastern Shore to see how agents with Virginia Cooperative Extension assist farmers to practice good conservation efforts.
Associate Professor of Biological Systems Engineering Leigh-Anne Krometis and her team study the scarcity of potable in home water throughout Appalachia and the potential dangers encountered by those who have to turn to alternative sources for their daily water needs.=https://video.vt.edu/media/Addressing+Potable+Water+Scarcity+in+Appalachia/1_qvot6jo3/
This week, the Virginia Tech Daily will publish a stream of stories on how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is protecting our most valuable resource — water — around the world. In today's installment, read about the work of Leigh-Anne Krometis, whose research focuses on providing clean water to Appalachia.
Kiwus, who has served as Virginia Tech’s associate vice president and chief facilities officer since 2014, will focus on the care of Virginia Tech’s campuses in Blacksburg, Roanoke, and the greater Washington, D.C., metro area; research and agricultural facilities throughout the commonwealth; and the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland.
While COVID-19 has changed how 4-H has traditionally delivered rich learning experiences, young people are still learning by doing through a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H’s philosophy of youth development.