Virginia Tech Magazine
Features -|- Fall 2006

Hot topic: Danger--children at play on the Internet

Increasingly, children as young as three years old are beginning to explore the Internet. What dangers might these children be exposed to online? To find out, Virginia Tech Magazine consulted a university expert, Professor of Communication Jim Weaver.

Mapping the future of Virginia Tech

In 2006, Virginia Tech updated its strategic and master campus plans. The result? Some innovative approaches that will transform the university's landscape--both figuratively and literally.

A principled approach to transforming Tech

As Virginia Tech looks toward the second anniversary of the Principles of Community, it's time to reflect on this unprecedented commitment to diversity and its potential impact on the future.

College of Science: Putting research to work for
society and students

One of the university's newer colleges, the College of Science is home to eight departments, more than 300 teaching and research faculty, and approximately 3,300 students. And its mission is to apply the expertise of its faculty and the latest technologies to education and problem solving.

Hoda Kotb: Making her own way

Today, Hoda Kotb (communication '86) is a correspondent for "Dateline NBC" and the host of the weekly syndicated series "Your Total Health." But she had to work hard on her way up--in and around the world

Give a heapin' helpin' of Hokie hospitality

This fall, Virginia Tech has ramped up the Hokies Respect campaign--which debuted in August 2003--to encourage fans to follow the guidelines of the campaign's logo, "Hokies Respect: The Moment, The Opponent, The Game, Themselves, The Competition."

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