Virginia Tech Magazine
Fall 2008
Virginia Tech campus
VIrginia crops
designed by Mark Boone '88
Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science

A tour of Tech: Same campus, new lens
Want to see the university through new eyes? Come along on a campus tour to find out just how people are introduced to life at Virginia Tech.

Common Book offers a common thread
Established 10 years ago to help undergraduates feel a sense of campus community, the Common Book Project continues to engage students and faculty through the lens of shared reading.

Biofuels: The search for innovative solutions to the energy crisis
Virginia Tech scientists are searching for economical, biobased alternatives to fossil fuels in the hopes that such new technologies and innovations will reduce U.S. reliance on oil and other nonrenewable energy sources.

Mark Boone: An eye for design
His passion for design landed Mark Boone '88 on Architectural Digest's prestigious AD 100 list of top international architects and designers--yet he's still true to his Virginia Tech roots.

A catalyst for growth: ICTAS
A vital part of the university's goal to become an internationally recognized research university, the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) is exploring innovations and new technologies at the intersection of engineering, science, and medicine.

Alumni Association News

. Tribute to a giant among Hokies: William E. Skelton '40 (1919-2008)
. Summer Around the Drillfield
. Virginia Tech's legendary leadership team
. 2008 university and Alumni Association awards
. VTAA events
. Virginia Tech Alumni Association chapter awards

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