• Executive Master Program's Three Year Legacy in Yunnan, China

    Executive Master Program’s Three Year Legacy in Yunnan, China

    For the past three years, VT’s Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) has sent a cohort of students on a 10-day international residency to Yunnan Province, China to focus on sustainable development opportunities and challenges in the region.

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  • Climate, Energy, and Cities: Learning By Doing

    Climate, Energy, and Cities: Learning By Doing

    In the Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) graduate program we learn by doing, and for the second year in a row we spent a month working with Arlington County, Virginia, on its award winning Community Energy Plan.

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  • Architects Explore Sustainable Housing Development in China

    Architects Explore Sustainable Housing Development in China

    This year we continued to build upon our experience in China, expanding the reach of our China-related programs, by developing and leading a study tour for 19 members of American Institute of Architects’s Housing Knowledge Community.

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Climate, Energy, and Cities: Learning By Doing

Cities are the solution to climate change. Cities can influence building and transportation systems, the two largest sources of global greenhouse gas emissions, with tools like land-use zoning, transportation

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XMNR IR - Three Year Legacy in Yunnan, China

For the past three years, Virginia Tech’s Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) -- an accelerated graduate degree program of the

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Leadership for Potomac Source Water Protection

Water sustains us. Cities thrive because they have ample, clean water. Yet the natural infrastructure providing this water erodes as homes, businesses, roads and schools replace forests, fields, and farms. Maintaining