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Welcome back students

Classes for students started August 25!

    Welcome Back Students

Welcome back students

Classes for students started August 25!

    Welcome Back Students

Students, professors examine ways to improve lives and agriculture in Ecuador

The Andean mountains is a perfect land for growing maize, potatoes, and other crops, but the sheerness of the mountains also pose challenges.

    Students, professors examine ways to improve lives and agriculture in Ecuador

Plants may use language to communicate with each other

A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information.

    Plants may use language to communicate with each other, Virginia Tech researcher finds

Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

The search for a well-rounded equine experience led Melissa Frerichs to the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center

    Virginia Tech Sporthorse Breeding Internship in Middleburg offers unique equine experience

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Faculty: Matthew Spindler

    Matthew Spindler

ALCE's Matthew Spindler researches how knowledge is cultivated through the mindful transformation of experience into meaningful learning. His research will answer questions about the effect that context may play in experiential learning.

Graduate student: Lauren Kennedy

    Lauren Kennedy

HNFE graduate student Lauren Kennedy, who received the Massey International Scholarship, traveled to Vietnam and Thailand to do research with limited-resource mothers. Her photographic exhibition of her time in Vietnam was presented at the college's Dean's Forum on Global Engagement in March.



Virginia Science Festival

    Virginia Science Festival Oct. 4-11

October 4 - 11, 2014


Innovations

    Front cover of Innovations, the CALS news magazine.

 

Innovations highlights the latest news about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and research and academics in the college. It also profiles alumni who champion the mission of Virginia Tech long after graduation.


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