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CALS Global in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences connects students and faculty to the world and builds partnerships between CALS and global partners.
Meaningful international engagement opportunities allow faculty and students to serve globally, enrich communities at home and abroad, and develop partnerships to address the most challenging issues faced by society.
General ItemStudy Abroad and Global Opportunities for Students
Students, search here for study abroad courses, internships abroad, scholarships, and fellowships to support your global learning goals.
General ItemSupporting Faculty
We support the global aspirations of our faculty by building partnerships abroad, building individual capacity for global engagement, and providing seed grants to enable faculty to pursue global opportunities.
General ItemPartner with CALS Global
Partnerships are vital for achieving our ambitions. Search here to learn more about how we work with partners around the globe.
General ItemGlobal Agricultural Productivity Initiative
CALS Global hosts the GAP Initiative and the annual GAP Report. It is a collaboration between the private sector, NGOs, conservation organizations, universities, and global research institutions that makes the case for agricultural productivity growth to meet the needs of a growing world. “The Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is well positioned to serve as a host for the [GAP Report] given the breadth of its programs in food, agriculture, and nutrition and its emphasis on addressing global food security issues.” - Tim Sands, President, Virginia Tech
OUR GLOBAL REACH
Article ItemFulbright Fellow Dr. Farouque visits Virginia Tech , article
Fulbright Fellow, Mohammad Golam Farouque, was a guest of Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture (CALS), Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), CALS Global, and the Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education (ALCE) Department on July 27.
Redirect ItemEd Jones receives national Cooperative Extension organization’s most prestigious level of recognition , redirect
Ed Jones, director of Virginia Cooperative Extension, recently received the 2021 Distinguished Service Ruby Award — the most prestigious level of recognition from Epsilon Sigma Phi, one of the oldest organizations of Extension professionals — for his outstanding leadership, innovative thinking, and sustained exceptional performance across his 37 years in Cooperative Extension.
Redirect ItemVirginia Tech team tracks invasive weeds, climate change impacts from space , redirect
Some of Nepal’s highest mountains are being scaled by some furtive climbers — invasive weeds. Research out of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management and its partners at Tribhuvan University in Nepal shows that as extreme climatic events persist, invasive weeds spread higher and more rapidly.