The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Global Programs Office connects students and faculty to the world. 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.
CALS in the World
David Notter and Shayan Ghajar are familiar with Mongolia's history, but now, after spending time in the country, they are more intimately acquainted with its rangelands and nomadic inhabitants. Well-versed in animal husbandry and the grazing needs of livestock, the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty member and Virginia Cooperative Extension expert were nominated by the college’s Global Programs Office to visit Mongolia for the Farmer-to-Farmer Program.
A group of students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences spent two weeks in Ecuador to better understand food security and production challenges and to learn how agriculture can be used as a means to help the world.
CALS in Service
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands explains how the university works inside the commonwealth and across the globe to help increase crop yields while reducing the use of toxic chemicals.