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In this edition of Hokie Roller — a mobile interview series — senior Kiran Bagalkotkar discusses the unique opportunities offered to Honors College students at Virginia Tech.

A group of 18 CALS students experienced some of Ecuador's most diverse regions on an expedition led by Matthew Eick, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, and Renee Eaton, an instructor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.

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Andrew Weaver pilots a drone to test the herd's sensitivity to the device.
Andrew Weaver pilots a drone to test the herd's sensitivity to the device.

Might drones be the farmhands of the future? As part of its research to incorporate drone technology into agriculture — one of the major industries with excellent potential for growth — the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is testing sheep's reactions to unmanned aerial vehicles.

Assistant Professor of Animal and Poultry Sciences Kiho Lee
Kiho Lee, assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences

A first-of-its kind biomedical facility in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will allow researchers university-wide to study cures and treatments for such diseases as HIV, Hepatitis C, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.

Virginia Tech alumni Renae and J. Pearson

Virginia Tech alumni Renae and J. Pearson
Virginia Tech alumni Renae '90 and J. Pearson '87

Alumni James "J." and Renae Pearson, of Lavonia, Georgia, have endowed a faculty position to support the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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