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Claire White serves as technical writer of land development handbook

Claire White worked with a team at Dewberry to write the fourth edition of the Land Development Handbook, which is a widely used reference for design professionals, students, and private and public land developers. The first edition was published in 1996. In addition to the handbook, there were two other companion texts created. Development of Read more…

Virginia Tech Researchers work to unify knowledge across disciplines

With the goal of reconnecting fragmented knowledge, John Little and his colleagues have developed a tiered, system-of-systems framework to help solve complex socio-environmental problems by incorporating models from a variety of disciplines. A few years ago, Little taught a class on sustainability. “I thought I would look into the sustainability knowledgebase and pick out the Read more…

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