THE GLOBAL CHANGE CENTER  |

Our mission is to advance interdisciplinary scholarship and education to address critical global changes impacting the environment and society.

Environmental pollution

ABOUT THE CENTER
Interdisciplinary research is necessary to tackle the new frontier of global environmental challenges. The goal of the new Global Change Center at Virginia Tech is to explicitly address the challenges posed by the interaction of climate change, pollution, invasive species, disease and habitat loss.

Dana Hawley, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences (on right)  and Laila Kirkpatrick, Laboratory Specialist

AFFILIATED FACULTY
The Global Change Center is a university-wide, faculty-led initiative, involving most colleges on campus. GCC Affiliated faculty represent a diversity of disciplines and academic units, integrating basic and applied science, engineering, and social sciences.

Max Ragozzino & Dr. Scott Salom, Graduate Research Project, Entomology

GRADUATE EDUCATION
The Interfaces of Global Change Program is an exciting interdisciplinary graduate education program designed to address the multidimensional aspects of global change. Funded by the Virginia Tech Graduate School, this program is one of several Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Programs (IGEPs) on campus.

Science is Service