Natalie Ferand, an assistant professor in the School of Education, published “Implications of Science Illumination on Student Content Knowledge of Technical Floriculture and Core Scientific Ideas,” Journal of Agricultural Education 63.2 (2022): 169–85, with Catherine A. DiBenedetto, Brian E. Myers, and Debra M. Barry; and “Student Teachers’ Perceptions of Motivation, Independence, and Supervision Preferences: An Exploratory Study,” Advancements in Agricultural Development 3.3 (2022): 14–28, with Bradley M. Coleman and J.C. Bunch.

In addition, Ferand was one of six Virginia Tech faculty awarded a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research to create work and learning opportunities for students.