Virginia Tech Magazine
Spring 2008
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One year later: Remembrance and resilience

On April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech endured an unspeakable tragedy. In the year since, the university community has endeavored to cope with the loss of 32 precious lives and the ensuing changes on campus. How is Virginia Tech faring today?

A Day of Remembrance photo essay

Driving cutting-edge research: The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Nearly 20 years after its inception, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has become a leading transportation research center in the United States and worldwide. Learn how the institute's more than 260 faculty, staff, and students in nine centers and groups work every day to save lives, time, and money.

A trailblazer: Alumna leads Texas A&M

Elsa Murano '87When Elsa Murano (M.S. anaerobic microbiology '87; Ph.D. food science and technology '90) was named president of Texas A&M last year, she became the first woman and the first Hispanic in the university's history to hold the position. Read more about her journey to the top.

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