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Environmental and Climate Justice Minor

Collaborators Shannon Bell (center) with Christine Labuski (right) and Cara Daggett discussed the new Environmental and Climate Justice Minor during the 2021 State of the College of Liberal Arts and…

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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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Meet Scientists Working at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

From cancer cells to human behavior - learn about some of the fascinating, high-impact research that female faculty members at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute are working on.

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Greenhouse horticulture

The eighth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Rosa Raudales, Associate Professor of Horticulture and Greenhouse…

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business strategy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) dates back to the early 1900s and has become common in modern business models. As incomes have risen worldwide, consumers have begun to demand more products that…

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Tech on Tap: Signed, sealed, delivered: Package delivery during the age of COVID

From Amazon packaging rules and the growth of e-commerce, Virginia Tech is working with industry partners to optimize the future of package distribution. Tech on Tap featured expert Laszlo Horvath,…

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Jaclyn Fiola's Soil Research

Jaclyn Fiola discusses her soil research and how it will help the viticulture industry. She is the winner of the ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Viticulture. Her scholarship has…

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"Theatre Through Windows" combines service with improv performance

Undergraduates in Dr. Ozzie Abaye's Agriculture, Global Food Security and Health course through the School of Plant Environmental Sciences recently performed for residents of Commonwealth Senior…

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Recreational Sports' Esports Trailer:

Who's ready to game!? 🎮🖥🧡🦃 Rec Sports is excited to announce the launch of their inaugural esports leagues, with registration now open! Leagues: 🏀 2K (1v1) for PlayStation and Xbox ⚽️ FIFA…

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Ecology & Spread of the Asian Longhorned Tick

Ecology & Spread of the Asian Longhorned Tickby Dr. Gillian Eastwoodfor PSEW 2020

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Neuroscientists show how common parasitic infection causes seizures and psychiatric illness for some

Forty million Americans are infected with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. For most patients, the infection is mild, while others develop seizures or psychiatric disorders. A new study led by…

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Rethinking consumption habits to reduce food waste

Susan Chen, a second year Ph.D. student in the department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, studies food waste in hopes of finding ways to eliminate the negative environmental and economic…

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Igniting a housing revolution

After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team built what's now known as the world’s best solar home. But to…

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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…

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Fall color forecast looks promising, according to Virginia Tech’s John Seiler

All signs are pointing to a vibrant season of autumn color this year, thanks to plenty of summer and early fall rain, according to Virginia Tech tree physiology expert John Seiler. Professor Seiler…

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Zoo CREW learns from Virginia Tech wildlife experts

Faculty members and students from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation lead an immersive learning experience for the Zoo CREW, a group of high school students who volunteer at the…

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