The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is committed to developing and implementing research that addresses society’s needs and expectations. The college focuses on several key research areas:

  • Improving human and animal health and nutrition
  • Enhancing the quality of the environment
  • Reducing the effects of major infectious diseases
  • Developing value-added products
  • Building viable communities
  • Preventing chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes

The college named its 2017 Outstanding master's and Ph.D. students who were recognized for their academic achievements, leadership, and experiences beyond traditional course work. Also listed are students from departments who stand out for their achievements.

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Blacksburg, VA 24061

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Research
104 Hutcheson Hall (0402)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-6336
Fax: (540) 231-4163

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