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Hokie BugCamp 2021

Armed with nets and jars, kids of all ages explored Heritage Park in Blacksburg, Va to find and capture flying and crawling insects during Hokie BugCamp 2021. The Virginia Tech Department of…

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Researching flavors for meat alternatives to endangered fish species

Cierra James, a graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Technology, is working to analyze the compounds that give Yellowfin and Bluefin tuna their flavor. The idea is to create a…

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Bioplastic development means new way of sustainability on farms

CALS assistant professor Dr. Rebecca Cockrum, and graduate student Hailey Galyon are working to develop a bioplastic from bacteria in order to replace single-use plastics on farms.

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4-H helps prepare youth for technology world

As career opportunities become more prevalent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Pulaski County 4-H exposed kids to STEM during a 2-day class at Next Level VR, aiming to get kids…

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Pamela Northam, First Lady of Virginia, visits Kentland Farm during Virginia Ag Week

Pamela Northam, Virginia First Lady, visits Kentland Farms to learn about new research and technologies being developed by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech. Mrs. Northam…

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Ramps of Appalachia

Pabitra Aryal, CALS Ph.D. candidate, along with advisor John Fike, and Jim Chamberlain of the U.S. Forest Service explore how ramps can be grown via agroforestry at the Catawba Sustainability Center.…

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Welcome to the Pathways to Sustainability minor

This minor integrates perspectives and tools from natural and social sciences with those from art, design, and humanities. Students will acquire an expansive, multicollege conceptualization of…

From  Krista Timney 2 likes 354 plays