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Whether you're looking to explore Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus for the first time or seeking a nostalgic trip down memory lane, this tour of Virginia Tech's Blacksburg campus is for you.

Albeit pretty, the spotted lanternfly is a terror, damaging agricultural crops and wreaking havoc in homeowners' backyards.

If you see this highly invasive species, report it to CALS researchers so they can track its spread.

Virginia Tech student Chandler Vaughan (right) with former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, 2017
Chandler Vaughan (right)

A rising senior majoring in agribusiness, Chandler Vaughan will work under the Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry through the Governor’s Fellows Program, established in 1982 to offer Virginia statecollege students a chance to serve the commonwealth.

Professor of Horticulture Richard Veilleux
Professor Richard Veilleux (right)

Richard Veilleux, the Julian and Margaret Gary Professor of Horticulture and interim head of the Department of Horticulture, received the Virginia Tech Graduate School’s 2018 Faculty Outstanding Mentor Award for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Hokie alumnus Mike Evans has returned to Virginia Tech to lead the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' new School of Plant and Environmental Sciences.

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