News https://aaec.vt.edu/news.html en Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:10:56 -0400 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html Virginia Tech Center for Economic Education offers economic education free to K-12 educators in Southwest Virginia https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-economicdev.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:06:38 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-economicdev.html College of Agriculture and Life Sciences BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find in first-ever financial evaluation of spill’s impact https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-bp.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:26:36 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-bp.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and CommunityTop News Second edition of best-selling book on nonmarket valuation now available https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/primer-nonmarketvalues.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:11:18 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/primer-nonmarketvalues.html Environmental and Resource Economics Dr. Mills Co-edits book published by World Bank https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Safety_Net.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:08:29 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Safety_Net.html Virginia Tech researchers: As rain and temperatures increase, so will costs to mitigate pollution https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-bay.html Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:17:31 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/04/cals-bay.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationGraduate EducationCollege of EngineeringCampus and CommunityTop News Fall 2014 Newsletter https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Newsletter_Fall_2014.html Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:41:46 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Newsletter_Fall_2014.html Awards & Honors Students gain first-hand insight into the importance of global agricultural trade https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/cals-agtrade.html Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:30:19 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/03/cals-agtrade.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesRichmond, Va.Graduate EducationTop News SunShot Initiative Grant awardees to study solar energy adoption https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/a-place-in-the-sun--sunshot-initiative-grant-awardees-to-study-s.html Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:39:15 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2017/02/a-place-in-the-sun--sunshot-initiative-grant-awardees-to-study-s.html ResearchNational Capital RegionCollege of EngineeringTop NewsBiocomplexity Institute The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics hires specialist to grow teaching extension program https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/cee-associate-director-ayers-cheryl.html Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:54:17 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/cee-associate-director-ayers-cheryl.html AAEC AlumniCenter for Economic Education Grant helps Virginia Tech economists provide insight into China’s evolving agricultural policies and impacts on U.S. exports https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/China-Trade-Grant.html Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:47:38 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/China-Trade-Grant.html AgribusinessInternational Development and Trade Virginia Tech researcher discovers use for text messages in international development https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/larochelle-text-message-research.html Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:38:39 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/larochelle-text-message-research.html International Development and Trade Professor shares expertise with Atlanta TV station while wildfires rage on in the Southeast https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/professor-shares-expertise-with-atlanta-tv-station-while-wildfir.html Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:26:13 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/professor-shares-expertise-with-atlanta-tv-station-while-wildfir.html Environmental and Resource Economics Special Alumni Seminar: “Where Research Meets Policy in International Economics” https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Katheryn-Russ-Seminar.html Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:54:00 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Katheryn-Russ-Seminar.html International Development and TradeCenter for Agricultural Trade Professor appointed to second term on EPA Science Advisory Board https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Kevin-Boyle-EPA-SAB-Appointment.html Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:33:43 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Kevin-Boyle-EPA-SAB-Appointment.html Environmental and Resource EconomicsAwards & Honors Virginia Tech researchers weigh-in on the agricultural negotiations of the TPP https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/TPP-Dairy-Research.html Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:39:40 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/TPP-Dairy-Research.html AgribusinessInternational Development and TradeCenter for Agricultural Trade Amanda Rogers Represents AAEC at the 2016 Women in Agribusiness Summit https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/amanda-rogers-represents-aaec-at-the-2016-women-in-agribusiness-.html Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:43:05 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/amanda-rogers-represents-aaec-at-the-2016-women-in-agribusiness-.html AgribusinessKohl Centre Student Invited to Share Expertise at Global Alliance Meeting https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Jessica-Agnew-participates-in-GAIN.html Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:15:35 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Jessica-Agnew-participates-in-GAIN.html Food and Health EconomicsInternational Development and Trade Gordon Groover honored with emeritus status https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/110316-cals-groover.html Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:42:39 -0500 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/11/110316-cals-groover.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationEmeritus and emerita facultyAlumniCampus and Community AAEC alumna publishes in American Journal of Managed Care https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/kaul-sapna-utmb.html Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:47:19 -0500 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/kaul-sapna-utmb.html International Policy Starts in Blacksburg https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/International-Policy-Starts-in-Blacksburg.html Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:10:38 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/International-Policy-Starts-in-Blacksburg.html International Development and TradeCenter for Agricultural Trade AAEC Welcomes Travis Mountain as a new Extension Specialist https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/mountain_travis.html Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:02:57 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/mountain_travis.html Gordon Groover recognized for work with the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/GordonGroover.html https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/GordonGroover.html Alumni Spring Game Tailgate April 26th https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Alumni_Spring_Game_Tailgate_2014.html https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Alumni_Spring_Game_Tailgate_2014.html 2013 Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/governors-conference-2013.html https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/governors-conference-2013.html AAEC Welcomes Olga Isengildina-Massa https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Isengildina_Olga.html Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:42:57 -0400 https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Isengildina_Olga.html Alumni Spring Game Tailgate April 20th https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Alumni_Spring_Game_Tailgate.html https://aaec.vt.edu/news/articles/Alumni_Spring_Game_Tailgate.html Catherine Larochelle named assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html Tue, 11 Oct 2016 08:12:09 -0400 https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/10/100516-newfacultylarochelle.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCampus and Community Professor Richard Crowder shares insights from his career in industry and government https://www.vt.edu/spotlight/achievement/2014-12-08-crowder/crowder.html https://www.vt.edu/spotlight/achievement/2014-12-08-crowder/crowder.html Students gain business and entrepreneurial skills through Kohl Centre experience https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/12/120914-cals-kohlcentre.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/12/120914-cals-kohlcentre.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Virginia Cooperative Extension Kimberly Morgan named David M. Kohl Junior Faculty Fellow https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/11/111714-cals-morganfellow.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/11/111714-cals-morganfellow.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowshipsBlacksburg, Va. Scientists receive more than $2 million to study effects of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/07/072214-cals-nsfwater.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/07/072214-cals-nsfwater.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. Three students honored as Truman Scholar finalists https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/04/043014-uged-trumanfinalists.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/04/043014-uged-trumanfinalists.html University HonorsUndergraduate EducationCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyBlacksburg, Va. Stephanie Myrick receives 2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Senior Award https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/04/042114-cals-myrickoutstandingsenior.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/04/042114-cals-myrickoutstandingsenior.html University HonorsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesPhilanthropyUndergraduate EducationBlacksburg, Va. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences contributes to record export numbers https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/03/031214-cals-agtrade.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/03/031214-cals-agtrade.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Governor's Conference on Agricultural Trade set for March 6-7 in Richmond, Va. https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/02/021814-cals-agtradeconference.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/02/021814-cals-agtradeconference.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Kevin Boyle named to EPA advisory committee https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/02/020514-cals-boyle.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2014/02/020514-cals-boyle.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va.College of Liberal Arts and Human SciencesCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPamplin College of BusinessCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesUndergraduate Education Two Virginia regions selected for Stronger Economies Together initiative https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/081715-ext-setregions.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/08/081715-ext-setregions.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Economic development Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/061015-ext-market.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/061015-ext-market.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va.Virginia Cooperative Extension Economic development office names two specialists https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062315-outreach-dowdtravisjoinoed.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/06/062315-outreach-dowdtravisjoinoed.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationBlacksburg, Va.Economic developmentCollege of Architecture and Urban StudiesYoung AlumniOutreach and International Affairs For Virginia Tech scientists, saving the Chesapeake Bay is all in a day’s work https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050115-cals-chesapeake.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050115-cals-chesapeake.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of EngineeringBlacksburg, Va. The Class of 2015: Catherine Goggins brings awareness to prison injustices https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050415-dsa-catherinegoggins.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050415-dsa-catherinegoggins.html Student LifeDivision of Student AffairsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Tech Commencement Virginia Tech agricultural sciences programs rise in National Science Foundation rankings https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/052015-cals-nsf.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/052015-cals-nsf.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and Environment Chris Eyestone named chief of Virginia Tech Rescue Squad https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050815-vpa-eyestonevtrs.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/05/050815-vpa-eyestonevtrs.html Division of Administrative ServicesCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Frenda Wall Haynie receives 2015 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Advising https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-haynie.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-haynie.html 2015 Faculty Staff AwardsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationAlumniBlacksburg, Va. Ruth Lytton receives 2015 Alumni Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-lytton.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-lytton.html Pamplin College of Business2015 Faculty Staff AwardsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationAlumniBlacksburg, Va. Martha Walker receives 2015 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-walker.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/04/042115-facstaffaward-walker.html Virginia Cooperative Extension2015 Faculty Staff AwardsCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech helps grow agricultural industry, increase global trade https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031115-cals-agtrade.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/03/031115-cals-agtrade.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionVirginia Tech's international presenceCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationCollege of ScienceCollege of Natural Resources and EnvironmentRichmond, Va.Outreach and International Affairs In memoriam: Colin Campbell Moore, a junior majoring in agricultural and applied economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/020615-cals-colinmooreobit.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/020615-cals-colinmooreobit.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Wine industry workforce center could boost economic development, Virginia Tech study shows https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/020215-outreach-vineyardsstudy.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/020215-outreach-vineyardsstudy.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va.College of Natural Resources and EnvironmentEconomic developmentNational Capital RegionOutreach and International Affairs Agritourism can boost farmers' revenue, Virginia Tech study finds https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021115-cals-agritourism.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021115-cals-agritourism.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech's president to speak to Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021715-cals-govconference.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2015/02/021715-cals-govconference.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech students invest $500,000 in agricultural commodities https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/110612-cals-coins.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/110612-cals-coins.html Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Tech FoundationBlacksburg, Va. Board of visitors approves first-of-its-kind undergraduate degree program in real estate https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/110512-bov-novemberoverview.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/110512-bov-novemberoverview.html Virginia Tech Board of VisitorsBlacksburg, Va. Economic conditions may trump genetics when battling obesity https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/10/102312-cals-geneticsandobesity.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/10/102312-cals-geneticsandobesity.html Fralin Life Science InstituteResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesObesityBlacksburg, Va. Ruth Lytton recognized for work in financial planning https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/10/101612-cals-lytton.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/10/101612-cals-lytton.html Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesAlumniBlacksburg, Va. Michael Ellerbrock named to National Environmental Justice Advisory Council https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/10/100113-cals-ellerbrock.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/10/100113-cals-ellerbrock.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Cooperative ExtensionBlacksburg, Va. Appropriate nutrition labeling on children's meals shifts eating habits https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/08/082812-cals-nutritionmenu.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/08/082812-cals-nutritionmenu.html Pamplin College of BusinessResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Richard T. Crowder named C.G. Thornhill Professor of Agricultural Trade https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/06/061013-cals-crowderprofessorship.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/06/061013-cals-crowderprofessorship.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationPhilanthropyAlumniNamed chairs, professorships, and fellowshipsBlacksburg, Va. Robert Neal and Catherine Larochelle receive 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Awards from Graduate School https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/05/051012-gradschool-neallarochelle.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/05/051012-gradschool-neallarochelle.html ResearchCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesGraduate EducationBlacksburg, Va. Steven Blank brings 30 years experience to Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/04/041212-cals-blank.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/04/041212-cals-blank.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationBlacksburg, Va. Export trade conference to be held in March https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/02/020112-cals-tradeconference.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/02/020112-cals-tradeconference.html Virginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsBlacksburg, Va.Economic development Financial planning students win national competition for innovative ideas to solve America's retirement problem https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/02/022912-cals-iomechallenge.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/02/022912-cals-iomechallenge.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationBlacksburg, Va. Potatoes and Virginia Tech students at 9,000 feet https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2011/10/100511-unirel-oiredopenhouse.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2011/10/100511-unirel-oiredopenhouse.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesOutreach and International AffairsBlacksburg, Va.Economic development2011 University Open House Faculty member receives American Agricultural Law Association highest honor https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2008/12/2008-824.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2008/12/2008-824.html College of Agriculture and Life SciencesBlacksburg, Va. Financial planning program wins kudos from students, alumni, and industry professionals https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/03/032713-pamplin-financialplanning.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/03/032713-pamplin-financialplanning.html Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesUndergraduate EducationBlacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech plays pivotal role in boosting state's agricultural exports https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/03/031913-cals-agconference.html https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/03/031913-cals-agconference.html ResearchVirginia Cooperative ExtensionCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesVirginia Agricultural Experiment StationRichmond, Va.