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Research into bamboo shows a sustainable and natural raw building material

Jonas Hauptman hopes to teach a new generation of students how to use raw natural materials, and turn these resources into something that has a more environmentally friendly impact. Hauptman, an…

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Forestry students learn through hands-on experience

Students in Carolyn Copenheaver's Forest Ecology and Silvics class are learning a measuring technique that allows them to determine the number of trees per acre. Additionally, students learn…

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Outdoor labs provide hands-on learning for CNRE students

Alumni Distinguished Professor John Seiler and his dendrology lab students will be roaming campus and nearby parks and forests as they learn to identify woody plants.

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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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Partnership will create a hub of innovation and economic development

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is partnering with the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension…

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Outdoors provides safe environment for engineering lab

After COVID-19 prompted an abrupt migration to online instruction during the spring 2020 semester, Assistant Professor Kevin D. Young developed a plan for his CEE Measurements course that would allow…

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Cherished oak tree provides a learning opportunity

Students from the College of Natural Resources and Environment met with University Arborist Jamie King and Geoff Manning of Manning Arboriculture to learn about the care that has been prescribed to…

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Campus wastewater tested for COVID-19

A team of Virginia Tech researchers is testing wastewater throughout campus for the presence of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2.)

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Linsey Marr shares insight into aerosol science

Linsey Marr, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, shares details of her ongoing research into the airborne transmission of infectious disease amid the pandemic.

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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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HokieTalks: Coastal Geotechnics - From sand castles to sea mines

Nina Stark with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, gives her presentation "Coastal Geotechnics : From sand castles to sea mines."

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Congratulations, College of Engineering class of 2019

Welcome to the Hokie alumni family.

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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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This is who you are. This is who we are. #VTCALS

We dig deeper, seek higher, reach farther than ever before ... not because we can, but because we must. We are the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Giving back to the Navajo Nation

Nizhoni Tallas is pursuing a degree in environmental science at Virginia Tech, thanks in part to a Beyond Boundaries scholarship. Once she graduates, she wants to return to her Arizona community to…

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