From VT News:

Tamara Fetters of Warrenton, Virginia, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Tamara is a doctoral student in biological sciences in the College of Science. She works with GCC Faculty affiliate, Joel McGlothlin, associate professor of biological sciences, on the project  “Thermal trait variation in an invasive lizard: adaptation or plasticity?” She is also a fellow in the Interfaces of Global Change Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program at Virginia Tech

IGC Fellow
IGC Fellow, Tamara Fetters receives an NSF Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships honors outstanding students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are pursuing graduate studies in those fields.

About this NSF program:

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity.  The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.  The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.”

Learn more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  

Five other Virginia Tech students received NSF graduate research fellowships this year. Learn more about them at VT News.