February 12, 2019
IGC welcomes 6 new fellows in Spring 2019!

The Interfaces of Global Change IGEP welcomes 6 new Ph.D. fellows in Spring 2019. This brings the program's enrollment to 54 fellows strong in 2019! Meet our newest fellows...

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RSVP: Graduate School Spring IGEP Reception: Thursday, Feb 21, 5:30-7:30 pm

IGEP Colleagues - faculty, students, staff and family - are invited to attend! Virginia Tech President, Dr. Tim Sands, will be attending. Let's hold tradition for a strong representation of the IGC - one of VT's largest Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program!

RSVP requested at soonest convenience
2019 New River Symposium: Registration Now Open

Held April 11 & 12th at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Request for Statements of Interest: Coastal Research Program - US Army Corps of Engineers

RSOI for Topic 3: Understanding the cross-roads of human and ecosystem health. Review starts 2/16/19.

Seminars and Events of Interest:
ENT : V . Bruce Steward , CORTEVA Agriscience - Uncertainty is certain in industry: a perspective from an entomologist in corporate agri-sciences
Thursday, 2/14 at 3:00 pm
220 Price Hall
EEB: Amy D. Rosemond , University of Georgia - Global change effects on stream food webs require conservation from the bottom up
Thursday, 2/14 at 3:30 pm
4069 Derring Hall
FREC : Philip Young , Institutional Repository Manager, University Libraries at VT - Open access publishing
Friday, 2/15 at 10:00 am , refreshments at 9:30 am
Fralin Auditorium
VTLSS : Kathryn Barton , Stanford University - Stress and stem cells in plants - a path to new breeding strategies for plant resilience?
Friday, 2/15 at 12:20 pm
Assembly Hall, Holtzman Alumni Center
CEE EWR : Andy Grieshop, NC State - Research focus: interactions between energy use and the environment; improving technical understanding of the emission and atmospheric transformations of air pollutants
Friday, 2/15 at 2:30 pm
261 Durham
GEOS: Cayelan Carey , VT Biology & GCC Faculty
Friday, 2/15 at 3:30 pm
4069 Derring Hall
Leah Johnson - Statistics

Dr. Johnson is a quantitative ecologist working at the intersection of statistics, mathematics, and biology. At a broad level, her research focuses on understanding how differences between individuals in a population result from external heterogen...

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Vasiliy Lakoba - School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Vasiliy is a 2017 graduate of Penn State University with a dual-title M.S. in Landscape Architecture and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment. His thesis used mixed quantitative methods to study ecological and social facets...

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Measles outbreak: Many states are inadequately vaccinated

VT NEWS | According to infectious disease ecologist, Kate Langwig, "for populations to be fully protected against measles, 91 to 95 percent or more of the population needs to be vaccinated. A recent CDC report showed that Washington state had one...

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