News

Congratulations to MS student Lara Mengak on being elected as a board member of the Human Dimensions Working Group of TWS!

Sydney Hope receives NSF GROW travel award to conduct research in France. Congrats, Sydney!

Congratulations to Mary Sketch, recipient of a Spring 2017 Graduate Research Development Program (GRDP) award!


     

Events


Thursday, September  21; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
From A to zebra finch: evolutionary & behavioral genomics in songbirds
Dr. Chris Balakrishnan of E. Carolina U.

Thursday, September  28; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
Understanding diversification and polyploidy across the fern tree of life using specimen-based approaches
Dr. Jordan Metzgar of Virginia Tech

Thursday, October 5; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
Conservation biology of the Bahama Oriole: new habitat findings overturn previous assumptions about a critically endangered species
Dr. Kevin Omland of U. Maryland Baltimore County

Thursday, October 12; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
TBD
Dr. Brian Langerhans of N. C. State

Thursday, October 19; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
Peptides, steroids, and social regulatory mechanisms in vertebrates: from cells to circuits to behavior
Dr. Rick Thompson of Bowdoin College and NSF

Thursday, October 26; Derring 4069; 3:30 p.m.-4:45pm
EEB SEMINAR
The evolutionary ecology of malaria transmission, a parasite’s perspective (co-sponsored by MathBio)
Dr. Nicole Mideo of U. Toronto


Our Programs

We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Fish and Wildlife Conservation with majors in Fish Conservation or Wildlife Conservation. At the graduate level we offer a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Fish and Wildlife Conservation. All of our programs stress experiential learning and development of mentoring relationships between faculty and students.

Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available for students within the department and college. Most scholarships have need-based and/or merit-based restrictions with varying award amounts.

Assistantships

To learn more about our graduate study options, check out our faculty research and available assistantships.

CONTACT US:

GENENRAL INFORMATION:

Dana Keith
Assistant to Department Head
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Cheatham Hall, RM100, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-5573
Fax: (540) 231-7580
Email:fishwild@vt.edu


GRADUATE PROGRAM:

Dr. Sarah Karpanty 
Graduate Program Coordinator 

Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Cheatham Hall, RM150, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-4586
Fax: (540) 231-7580
Email: karpanty@vt.edu


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM:

Stephanie Hart, Director
The Advising Center
CNRE
Cheatham Hall, RM138, Virginia Tech
310 West Campus Drive (MC0321)
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Phone: (540) 231-5482
http://cnre.vt.edu/students Email: cnre_students@vt.edu