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International experience inspires student to focus on household water quality issues in Virginia

Jacob Cantor’s path to educating residents on Virginia's Eastern Shore about household water quality started in faraway Oaxaca, Mexico.

    International experience inspires student to focus on household water quality issues in Virginia

International experience inspires student to focus on household water quality issues in Virginia

Jacob Cantor’s path to educating residents on Virginia's Eastern Shore about household water quality started in faraway Oaxaca, Mexico.

    International experience inspires student to focus on household water quality issues in Virginia

New water degree offers a wealth of career opportunities

Virginia Tech’s new undergraduate degree in water is one of the most innovative, interdisciplinary offerings in the country.

    New water degree offers a wealth of career opportunities

Virginia Tech rises in Peace Corps rankings

Virginia Tech ranks No. 11 among large schools in the Peace Corps' rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country, according to ratings from the international service organization.

    Virginia Tech rises in Peace Corps rankings

Agritourism can boost farmers' revenue, Virginia Tech study finds

From pick-your-own strawberry operations and winery tasting rooms to pumpkin patch fields and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms, agritourism is growing in the commonwealth and across the country.

    Agritourism can boost farmers' revenue, Virginia Tech study finds

Wine industry workforce center could boost economic development, Virginia Tech study shows

A workforce education center would give a needed boost to the wine industry in Loudoun County, near Washington, D.C., a Virginia Tech study confirms.

    Wine industry workforce center could boost economic development, Virginia Tech study shows

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Faculty: Rebecca Cockrum

    Portrait of Rebecca Cockrum

Rebecca Cockrum of the Department of Dairy Science is integrating her research interests with teaching to better equip students with the tools to succeed in the dairy industry. 

Undergraduate: Daniel Giraldo-Herrera

    Daniel Giraldo-Herrera

Giraldo-Herrera chose the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise because it offers a distinct perspective on healthcare and a solid foundation for pre-med students.


Scholarship Applications

2015-16 Scholarship Applications are due March 1, 2015.



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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