Fall 2019



Smart Farms

farmer flying a drone

Virginia Tech is leading the charge to harness technology to spark a new agricultural and natural resources economy. On the farms of the future, drones will communicate with robots. Sensors will include not only tractors but iPads as well.

Reimagining Robots

farmer flying a drone

Virginia Tech researchers are designing aerial and ground vehicles to autonomously monitor agricultural land.

Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech

conceptual rendering of Innovation Campus

Virginia Tech is marshalling support to fuel new programs, initiatives, and capital projects.

Living, Learning, and Loving It

Tarazaga family

Living-learning programs transform how students learn by connecting academic and co-curricular experiences.

The university’s flagship publication, Virginia Tech Magazine forges stronger relationships among alumni, donors, and friends of Virginia Tech. The magazine highlights the vibrancy of a university on the leading edge of technology, service, learning, research, and scholarship and showcases the achievements of alumni, faculty and staff, and students through a rich array of feature stories, alumni profiles, and university and alumni news. Virginia Tech Magazine is published quarterly by the Office of University Relations, with support from Alumni Relations. The Virginia Tech Foundation underwrites most production costs.