The Architect of Growth: The legacy of a visionary president
Elevating the Arts: A preview of the Center for the Arts' grand opening
Tech-Savvy Success in the Heart of Blacksburg
HOW TECH TICKS
Wheel Whisperers: Smart Road talks to vehicles
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Larry Hincker '72, M.B.A. '94
Virginia Tech Magazine's winter 2000 cover introducing Charles Steger '69 as Virginia Tech's 15th president
A Transformative Presidency
An era is coming to a close. Elsewhere in this edition you will read of the many outstanding contributions made by President Charles W. Steger, who will soon step down after about 14 years as president. (He will serve until his successor is appointed and takes office.) After Steger's 40-plus-year career that began as a student in 1965, his plaudits are numerous, striking, and transformative.
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Terry Cobb, associate professor of management in the Pamplin College of Business, studies the inner workings of organizations and how justice is pursued within them.
MALAYSIAN LESSONS »
Pictured with faculty participants in the 2013 International Faculty Development Program, Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences Kathy Hosig (middle row, second from right) works to influence healthy behavior among marginalized populations worldwide.
GOOD CHEMISTRY »
Joe Merola, professor of chemistry in the College of Science, loves chemicals and their reactions: "There’s a certain amount of a pyrotechnic gene that goes along with being a chemist."
President Charles W. Steger visits his old friend, Running Bond
, at Campbell Arena. Steger, who gave the retired thoroughbred racehorse to the university in 2008, grew up around horses and is at ease with them. "I spent a lot of rainy Saturdays in the stable when my mother was mad at me," he said.
» A bay gelding, Virginia-bred Running Bond hit the board twice
in nine starts for his connections.
In the Next Edition of Virginia Tech Magazine
The winter edition, which mails in mid-January 2014, will take you backstage—and onstage, upstage, in the wings, and behind the scenes—of the brand-new Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, including a look at the center's unique partnership with the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology
, a lively transdisciplinary lab and learning space.
The center's exhibition galleries open on Oct. 28, and the inaugural performance on Nov. 1 features the world-renowned Philip Glass Ensemble.
To purchase tickets or learn more about the center's inaugural season, visit www.artscenter.vt.edu
or call 540-231-5300.