Jenn Truong
Farewell to Jenn Truong
August 8, 2016 — CLiGS

It’s with regret that we announce Jenn Truong, our Operations Manager, has decided to move on and her last day with us will be August 19. She originally joined our staff in Feburary 2014 as our Communications and Engagement Specialist. Over the years, her role within the CLiGS headquarters office was vast and varied - interacting with many of our staff, students, faculty, and partners along the way. In addition, Jenn is an alumna of the Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR)… Read More
CLiGS announces new advisory group
May 6, 2015 — CLiGS

The Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability in the College of Natural Resources and Environment has formed a 14-member external advisory group comprised of business, nonprofit, and public sector executives it calls the 2050 Council. (more…) Read More
Residential Real Estate Sustainability Practices in Northern Virginia
April 1, 2015 —
What green features are builders prioritizing in their designs? What are buyers willing to invest in? Those were just some of the questions that Peter Burke, Executive Master of Natural Resources student and realtor, asked in his most recent study of residential real estate sustainability practices in Northern Virginia. (more…) Read More
A 21st Century Program for 21st Century Challenges
March 26, 2015 — CLiGS

The Online Masters of Natural Resources (MNR) program celebrates its one-year anniversary of going fully online with an added International Field Experience (IFE) requirement. Virginia Tech began offering Natural Resource courses in 1994 and the MNR graduate degree in 2003 out of the National Capital Region, but in looking at what natural resource management meant in light of 21st century challenges, the College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE) decided it was time to redefine and restructure the original program.… Read More
Urbanizing China and its Effects on Biodiversity
March 18, 2015 — CLiGS

“Chinese cities, both large and small, are expanding everywhere, and this growth is fundamentally changing the country,” says Andrew Perlstein, Assistant Director of Executive Programs for CLiGS, about a rapidly urbanizing China. (more…) Read More