Global Change Center https://vtnews.vt.edu/feeds/global-change-center.html en Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:08:05 -0400 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html Professor William Hopkins receives Graduate School's outstanding mentor award https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/grad-mentor-award-cnre-2017.html Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/grad-mentor-award-cnre-2017.html Graduate EducationGlobal Change CenterAwardsCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Virginia Tech scientists discover early dinosaur cousin had a surprising croc-like look https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041317-fralin-teleocrater.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:05:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041317-fralin-teleocrater.html ResearchCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteTop StoryGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech researchers fill critical gap in fossil record of Chinese phytosaurs https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041117-fralin-phytosaur.html Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/041117-fralin-phytosaur.html ResearchCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center 'Between Earth and Sky: Climate Change on the Last Frontier' will be screened April 12 at the Lyric https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/040317-fralin-earthandsky.html Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/040317-fralin-earthandsky.html Fralin Life Science InstituteVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech scientists: Cattle-associated antibiotics disturb soil ecosystems https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/033017-fralin-manure.html Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/033017-fralin-manure.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Global water expert to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre April 7 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/033017-fralin-waterexpert.html Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/033017-fralin-waterexpert.html Fralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterWaterCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Global Change Center researchers help water authority create ‘best water possible,’ prepare for warmer temperatures https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/031517-fralin-watersystem.html Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/031517-fralin-watersystem.html Graduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterWaterBiological Sciences Doctoral Fellow studies impact of climate change, deforestation in Namibia https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/031417-fralin-namibia.html Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/031417-fralin-namibia.html ResearchGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteTop StoryOutreach and International AffairsGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Leandro Castello awarded Pew marine conservation fellowship https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cnre-pewmarinefellowship.html Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cnre-pewmarinefellowship.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchEnvironmentGlobal Change CenterBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Climate scientist James Hansen to give keynote talk at Appalachian Studies Conference https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/021317-fralin-hansen.html Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/021317-fralin-hansen.html College of ScienceCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesFralin Life Science InstituteSocial SciencesOutreach and International AffairsWaterEnergyCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentHumanitiesEnvironmentGlobal Change Center Marc Edwards and Shuhai Xiao named as Virginia Outstanding Scientists for 2017 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/Science-ScientistAwardEdwardsXiang.html Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:20:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/Science-ScientistAwardEdwardsXiang.html College of EngineeringCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Faculty and StaffGlobal Change CenterWater It’s a bird! A plane! It’s John Jelesko — Super Poison Ivy Man! https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cals-comic.html Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/cals-comic.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop NewsFralin Life Science InstituteFaculty and StaffGlobal Change Center Ashley Gramza begins role as new national bird conservation social science coordinator https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cnre-newbirdcoordinator.html Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/01/cnre-newbirdcoordinator.html Campus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentFaculty and StaffGlobal Change Center Meryl C. 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Scientists zero in on biological diversity in ‘poor man’s rainforest’ https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/122116-fralin-soil.html Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/122116-fralin-soil.html ResearchCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Virginia Tech geoscientists size-up early dinosaurs, find surprising variation https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/120616-fralin-dinosaursize.html Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/120616-fralin-dinosaursize.html ResearchGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Fralin Life Science Institute honors benefactors at 20-year anniversary celebration https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/12/120116-fralin-anniversary.html Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 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and EnvironmentEnvironmentFaculty and StaffGlobal Change CenterWater Well-preserved fossils show ostrich relatives lived in North America 50 million years ago https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/science-ostrichrelativenew.html Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/07/science-ostrichrelativenew.html Campus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceGeosciencesBlacksburg, Va. Scientists pinpoint genetics behind extreme resistance https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/fralin-garter.html Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/fralin-garter.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. Ear-stones provide clues to researchers studying migratory habits of Amazonian fish species https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-amazonianfishearstones.html Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/06/cnre-amazonianfishearstones.html ResearchEnvironmentCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterCollege of Natural Resources and Environment Graduate student receives first award named in honor of Dean Karen DePauw https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050616-fralin-depauwaward.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050616-fralin-depauwaward.html Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech students to travel the Amazon https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051716-fralin-amazon.html Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/051716-fralin-amazon.html Student LifeCampus and CommunityTop NewsCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate ResearchUndergraduate EducationGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Endangered woodpecker expands home with fungus, Virginia Tech researchers say https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050316-fralin-woodpeckers.html Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/050316-fralin-woodpeckers.html ResearchCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Congressman Morgan Griffith visits Virginia Tech’s aviary https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-griffithvisitsaviary.html Thu, 05 May 2016 15:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/05/cnre-griffithvisitsaviary.html Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteEnvironmentGlobal Change Center $2 million grant will help combat pests in Asia and feed a swelling global population https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041316-ipmfunding.html Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041316-ipmfunding.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsCampus and CommunityGlobal Change CenterTop NewsBlacksburg, Va. Ecologist Josh Tewksbury to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-fralin-tewksbury.html Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/041416-fralin-tewksbury.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech plant ecologist receives grant to study invasive agricultural weed https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/040616-fralin-barneygrant.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityTop NewsBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Mountaintop mining, crop irrigation can increase salts in freshwater, damage biodiversity https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/03/030216-fralin-freshwater.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterInstitute for Critical Technology and Applied Science Fralin Life Science Institute ranks among 50 best graduate research institutes https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-fralin-gradranking.html Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/02/022516-fralin-gradranking.html Student LifeResearchVector-borne Disease Graduate EducationCampus and CommunityBlacksburg, Va.Fralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center It takes a village of bacteria to help frogs fight deadly disease, Fralin life scientists say https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100815-fralin-frog.html Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/10/100815-fralin-frog.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBiological SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Fralin researchers examine whether beneficial bacteria could rescue threatened amphibians https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092215-fralin-salamanders.html Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092215-fralin-salamanders.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBiological SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech showcases new research facility to enhance the study of birds https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092115-cnre-aviaryopening.html Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/092115-cnre-aviaryopening.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteUndergraduate ResearchEnvironmentGlobal Change Center Birds that eat at feeders more likely to get sick, spread disease, international research team says https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/091715-fralin-birdpinkeye.html Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/09/091715-fralin-birdpinkeye.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Biological Sciences Science historian Naomi Oreskes to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre Sept. 2 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/082515-fralin-oreskes.html Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/082515-fralin-oreskes.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Neuroscientist investigates how our social lives affect our brains https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062515-fralin-socialbirds.html Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062515-fralin-socialbirds.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.Biological Sciences University hatches science outreach partnership with Blacksburg High School https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/060315-fralin-birdboxes.html Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/060315-fralin-birdboxes.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteOutreach and International AffairsGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences Virginia Tech ecologist partners with the United Nations to confront global water crisis https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/051915-fralin-globalwater.html Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/051915-fralin-globalwater.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. William Hopkins receives 2015 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-hopkins.html Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-hopkins.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearch2015 Faculty Staff AwardsGlobal Change CenterCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech scientist partners with Ecuadorian researchers to study nose of rare ‘Pinocchio Lizard’ https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/041315-fralin-lizard.html Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/041315-fralin-lizard.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. Skin microbiome may hold answers to protect threatened golden frogs from lethal fungus https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/032615-fralin-goldenfrogs.html Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/032615-fralin-goldenfrogs.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchGraduate EducationGlobal Change CenterCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va. Climate change scientist Michael Mann to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031315-fralin-mann.html Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031315-fralin-mann.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center Virginia Tech to confront environmental problems through interdisciplinary Global Change Center https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021615-fralin-globalchange.html Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021615-fralin-globalchange.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringGraduate EducationCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentCollege of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesFralin Life Science InstituteCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesGlobal Change CenterBiological Sciences New interdisciplinary graduate education program examines the effects of global change https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/11/110813-fralin-globalchange.html Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/11/110813-fralin-globalchange.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of ScienceBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentFralin Life Science InstituteGlobal Change Center