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.
The Department of Horticulture’s Richard Veilleux is currently studying gene copy number variation for the National Science Foundation.
David Roth, an accelerated undergraduate in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, recently participated in the Bioprocess Engineering for Sustainability program as part of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates.
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.