December 11, 2018
Deadlines this Week

Reminder: VT FAST is your virtual team of faculty and staff across campus who support faculty in all aspects of proposal development. Their goal is to facilitate proposal submission, allowing faculty to focus on the research plan.

Save the Dates for Spring 2019!
Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick Spreading Widely in U.S.

CDC.GOV The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health, agricultural, and academic experts to understand the possible threat posed by the spread of the Asian longhorned tick ( Haemaphysalis longicornis) in several....

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IGC Seminar Reflection Series: Interdisciplinary Orgs. & Research

BY BEN KLIGMAN, JENNIE WAGNER Many of the most pressing environmental challenges cannot be solved by individual scientists or single academic disciplines. Challenges such as climate change, developing alternative energy sources, and land use management require teams of scientists from multiple disciplines to collaborate to achieve a common goal.
Cheers and merriment at the 2018 GCC Holiday Social

Thank you to all who were able to join for this year's festive gathering! Photos from the social are viewable on our Flickr page - many thanks to Lara Hopkins for capturing some of the fun!! Faculty affiliates and IGC Fellows: please reach out to Jess Zielske if you have not yet received your gift (GCC logo'd 16oz Steely's pint cup) and would like to!
This year's IGC Fall Seminar cohort - what a great bunch! Top L to R: Ben Kligman, Bennett Grooms, Korin Jones, Isaac VanDiest, Devin Hoffman, Hye-jeong Seo; Bottom L to R: Becca O'Brien, Jennie Wagner, Chloe Moore, Alaina Weinheimer, Camilo Alfonso, Henry Camarillo. Not pictured: Kristen Bretz.
Spelling it out - IGC!!
Crowdsourcing Campaign for
The Mayapple School
The Mayapple School offers creative, place-based pre-school education for children in the New River Valley. Their innovative classroom offers a vibrant environment for  project based learning , process art experiences,  nature explorations , rich story times, and intentional dramatic play opportunities. The school is seeking community support for their relocation from Newport in Giles County due to the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. More information about their fundraising campaign and story is available on the Go Fund Me page.
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