World Water Day, the White House, and the Water Degree

Water Resources, Policy, and Management (WRPM) coordinator and professor, Stephen Schoenholtz, attends the White House Water Summit today to present the university’s commitment to water sustainability and security at the summit.  Specifically, the White House selected Virginia Tech’s WRPM program as one of its 150 invitees from across the nation to participate. …

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WRPM student helps with Flint Water Study

Maggie Carolan, sophomore in the Water: Resources, Policy and Management program, spent her spring break helping with the Flint Water Study. Read her story below.   #MeetAHokie: "This is giving me a lot of really good field sampling skills and knowledge. There's a certain aptitude to being able to go out and take …

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Sustainable Water Scholarships and Research Fellowships

The interdisciplinary requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management will prepare students well for employment or graduate school in the rapidly growing fields involving water resources. Scientific and policy analyses of water resources, quality, and conservation are essential for development of sustainability plans in …

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Featured on VT’s homepage!

Virginia Tech is running a Spotlight on Innovation story about our water degree program.  This feature will be available on the VT homepage for about 3 weeks. To read the Spotlight, click here.

Course request time!

  It is course request time! This coming semester is the launch of the new water B.S. degree and here are some resources that may be helpful. Approved checksheet Example semester-by-semester course plans for select specializations Water-related courses at Virginia Tech  

The Water B.S. degree is officially approved!

In early December, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved the Bachelor of Science degree program in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management.  The degree program is approved to initiate effective fall of 2015. Many students have expressed interest in the new B.S. program and some students who plan to switch their majors are now being …

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