Applying for graduate school? Looking for a graduate program opportunity in sustainable food systems? See below.

- Julie

An assistantship for Fall 2015 is available in the Dept. of Horticulture at 
Virginia Tech in the field of Sustainable Food Systems.  M.S. or Ph.D. 
applicants will be considered.  Funding could include a teaching assistantship 
or fellowship depending on the applicant and degree sought.  

I am looking for students who can pursue one of the following areas of inquiry: 
1) resiliency of agricultural systems through time related to management, 
biodiversity, and climate change adaptation; 2) ecosystem service trade-offs in 
agriculture with an emphasis on entomology (biological control and 
pollination).  Strong quantitative inclination preferred.  PhD students would 
be eligible to participate in Virginia Tech's interdisciplinary global change 

Please contact Megan O'Rourke at 

with your cv and include in 
the body of your email your preference for MS or PhD, GRE and GPA scores, a 
description of your research experience as it relates to the ideas above, and 
brief explanation about your interest in graduate school. A full application 
for graduate school would be due Jan. 15, 2015