Dr. Jack Webster ’67, professor of ecology in the College of Science at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, has received the university’s 2012 William E. Wine Award.  Jack was one of three recipients who were nominated by their respective schools.

Since joining the Virginia Tech Department of Biological Sciences faculty in 1975, Jack has taught 11 different courses ranging from sophomore-level Principles of Ecology to a graduate-level course in Modeling Stream Ecosystems.  He is also a world-renowned researcher, having secured $6.3 million as a principal- or co-principal-investigator on grants, and another $32 million as a contributing member of research teams involving several other universities, and has published 100 peer-reviewed papers and 35 book chapters.

After graduating from Wabash, Jack received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.  Congratulations, Jack!