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caia faculty fellow for education + training

“While I have much to learn about cyberbiosecurity, data analytics, and SmartFarm innovations, I am excited about the potential to apply my interest and expertise with team science, including education and training.” 

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GRADUATE Student affiliate (gsa) group

This group provides a common space for graduate students to learn, brainstorm, and grow as students and professionals in their own research areas as related to the modern world of agriculture while networking with faculty and students across CALS.

CAIA-GSA members are provided with research and development opportunities through CAIA communications and CAIA-GSA insights across departments.

Goals for our education + training platform

Rise to land-grant university preeminence for graduate interdisciplinary research training for agricultural and food systems at the nexus of life science, digital and physical sciences.

Be a premier workforce cross-training resource for agriculture and life sciences technology applications and development.

Targeted impacts

  • Recognized as a premier university for educating students in agricultural innovation and technology
  • Students showcase talents in integrated data analytics and technology skills applicable across the agriculture and food system
  • Graduates are highly recruited for academic, corporate, and public service positions
  • Alumni rise to national prominence in leadership and academic and corporate research and management
  • Recognized as a pipeline for Virginia’s agriculture and food systems technology workforce, assisting through practical training in relevant topic areas and technical skills.

 

STORIES OF IMPACT

CAIA Lightning talk: north american colleges and teachers of agriculture (nacta) recap

Hosted by Dr. Eric Kaufman on August 11, 2022

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Funding opportunities & programs

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