June 9, 2020
Final reminder: Annual reports due June 20th
Please remember to finalize your annual reports and send them to Jess Zielske ( jcoker@vt.edu) by June 20th! Your participation allows us to complete the requirements for renewed funding every year. Thank you!

GCC Faculty Report Template: PDF / DOC
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Birding While Black

June 4, 2020 | Amber Wendler looked the part, mostly. She had the binoculars hanging around her neck, she had her eyes cast upward toward the tree canopy where birds were flitting about, and she had her ears tuned to the sound of their songs...

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Five GCC affiliates receive 2020 promotions - globalchange

June 8, 2020 | Congratulations to five GCC affiliated faculty members who have earned tenure and promotion in June 2020 as a result of their outstanding achievements in teaching, research, and service. Tenure and promotion marks an important...

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Theo Lim - School of Public and International Affairs

Dr. Lim's research program addresses global change through examining connections between the social needs and values of a growing, and increasingly urban population and limited global resources, including water and land.

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Nicholas Bone - Biological Sciences

NicholasBonegraduated from Beloit College with a B.S. in Ecology, Evolution and Behavioural Biology. While at Beloit, he conducted an independent research project which sought to identify potential clade-wide convergence of sexual size dimorphism ...

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Anti-racism resources & BIPOC-owned local businesses

  • Allyship requires self-reflection and education. Consider checking out one of many anti-racist reading lists here or here. While you're at it, order the books from a Black-owned bookstore.

VT engineers develop solutions for the need of ventilators

Through a collaboration with Carilion Clinic, students in the College of Engineering have created a device that turns bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines into functional ventilators. Led by Joseph Meadows, Assistant Professor in...

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VT researchers establish a reverse genetics system to...

The novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, is currently causing a worldwide pandemic that has infected more than 5 million human beings, and the number continues to climb. Vaccines and antivirals are urgently needed to combat this threat, and the...

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After Pandemic, Re-purpose Instead of Recycling?

Just as it finally became clear that recycling is one of the top ways to help save the planet, the onset of the Coronavirus economy has pushed it way down on the list of priorities. GCC affiliate Jennifer Russell talks about waste and new ideas...

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Recipients selected for Undergraduate Research Excellence...

Alexis Jackson is one of three recipients of the first ever Undergraduate Research Excellence Award. She is advised by GCC affiliate Erin Hotchkiss, and worked with IGC fellows Kristen Bretz & Stephen Plont. Check out her presentation!

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Seed grant proposals for the Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies requests seed grant proposals from members of the Virginia Tech community to increase our institutional capacity in coastal-zone research, extension, and education. The goal of the seed grants is to form and foster...

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How Bats Might Have Tamed the Coronavirus

Scientists have suspected for years that bats have struck a strange armistice with some of nature’s deadliest viral killers. Scientists, including GCC affiliate Kate Langwig, continue to research how...

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