Austin Larrowe of Woodlawn, Va., is a fourth year University Honors student majoring in applied economic management and agricultural sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He previously served as a member of the student advisory committee to the undergraduate representative to the board of visitors.
William "Bill" D. Wampler, pioneer of livestock production techniques, a Hall of Fame alumnus of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and retired chairman of WLR Foods, died on March 15 in Bridgewater, Va. He was 85.
Meredith Ledlie Johnson’s goal in managing Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Food Security project is to make food accessible in communities plagued by a dearth of nutritious affordable food.
PPWS Professor Jim Westwood conducts research on parasitic plants, investigating how these plants interact with their hosts at the cellular level.
Frances Dowd is earning dual degrees in Applied Economic Management and Environmental Policy and Planning while also fulfilling requirements for a Masters in Applied Economics and making an impact on the track.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences commencement is Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 11:30 in Cassell Coliseum. For more information about commencement, go to http://www.vt.edu/commencement/.
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.