IGC Fellow, Sydney Hope, has been selected as a 2019-2020 winner of the Burd Sheldon McGinnes Graduate Fellowship, and has also received the Roanoke Valley Bird Club – Ornithology Scholarship.
Well done, Sydney, and congratulations!!
The Burd Sheldon McGinnes Graduate Fellowship was established in honor of Dr. Burd S. McGinnes, who earned his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in 1958 and became the leader of the federal Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit, where he served ...Read More →
Bill Hopkins had the opportunity to brief the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors on April 1, 2019 about Interdisciplinary Graduate Education initiatives at Virginia Tech. He used his experience directing the Interfaces of Global Change IGEP to discuss how these programs benefit the University, including their impact on achieving our land grant mission, as well as their positive influence on student recruitment and the research enterprise. This is the third time Bill has addressed the BOV over the ...Read More →
The Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) and the Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) are now accepting proposals to support a science synthesis project related to how climate change may impact on-going efforts to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay. Appropriate topics for a STAC-sponsored science synthesis project are those where a thoughtful analysis and synthesis of available data and/or previously published results would identify, characterize, and suggest ...Read More →
The annual GCC Faculty Retreat was held on Friday, March 1, 2019. The event was well attended with around 50 members participating throughout the day!
Our full day faculty retreat is one of the most important events of the year, since it is the one time we come together as a group to reflect upon accomplishments, recalibrate commitment to the GCC mission, identify new collaborations, and strengthen our community.
The focus of ...Read More →