News and Announcements from the Global Change Center
June 11, 2019
Nine GCC faculty earn Tenure and/or Promotion in 2019
Congratulations to nine Global Change Center affiliated faculty members who have earned tenure and/or promotion in June 2019 as a result of their outstanding achievements in teaching, research, and service. Tenure and promotion marks an...
Dr. Bukvic is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography. Her research efforts are inherently collaborative and multidimensional—revolving around climate change adaptation, coastal resilience, vulnerability, and relocation—all highly...
Sam joined the Sewall lab in Fall 2016 as a PhD student studying integrative organismal biology. His primary research focus is on the effects of urbanization on wild song sparrows and he uses an integrative approach that includes physiological,...
Consider the crayfish: how symbionts affect magnetoreception
VT NEWS | In a study published in Scientific Reports, GCC affiliate, Bryan Brown, and a team of researchers from Virginia Tech looked at the connection between symbionts and crayfish’s ability to magnetically orient themselves.
The Continental Outlier - Shifts in Antartica's Dry Valleys
NPR | GCC affiliate, Jeb Barrett, is one member in this group of scientists, called the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research group (LTER)—keepers of the longest continuously collected stream flow dataset in Antarctica.
Backyard Biodiversity Bonanza: An IGC outreach event
GCC Blog | On Saturday, June 1, Interfaces of Global Change graduate students hosted a science outreach day at 2351 Glade Road in Blacksburg, VA. The afternoon exhibition titled "Backyard Biodiversity Bonanza" focused on sharing information with...
Frank Aylward awarded grant to study evolution of oceans
VT NEWS | GCC Faculty member, Frank O. Aylward, an assistant professor with the Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Award. The three-year, $540,000 grant...
MLBS: Walton Lecture Scheduled for Monday, June 17, 8 pm
Titled "Implications of animal personalities for social and ecological dynamics" By Andrew Sih, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis Lewis Hall Auditorium, Mountain Lake Biological Station in Pembroke, VA