Virginia Tech’s new Morrill living-learning community is designed to engage students around the challenges of sustainability. The program will focus on issues of environmental sustainability and provide students opportunities to be involved in research.
David Langston, a professor of plant pathology from the University of Georgia, has been tapped as the new director of the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk, Virginia.
The history of the Chesapeake Bay tells the history of the environmental movement itself, from its beginnings as a burgeoning social cause in the 1970s to a full-fledged national environmental initiative. As the nation’s largest estuary, it is a living laboratory to study the effects of weather and pollution on delicate ecosystems.
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.
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.
October 4 - 11, 2014
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.