Spring 2019



Inside Tech: What does the modern land-grant look like?

Virginia Tech’s bold initiative plays crucial role in luring Amazon

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The deal that ultimately landed Amazon’s HQ2 in Alexandria included a historic promise from Virginia Tech—the Innovation Campus.

Leading Research

Fralin institute researcher

Hokies thrive in new frontiers, whether at the forefront of scientific research, on the cusp of technology development, or at the cutting edge of reinventing spaces.

FutureHAUS in Dubai

FutureHAUS in Dubai

The mountains of Virginia are a long way from Dubai, where the FutureHAUS team took first place in the competition. (photo by Laurie Booth)

Hokie at heart

Heywood Fralin

Heywood Fralin wanted to do something different. When Virginia Tech first asked him to serve in early 1993, he did not hesitate.

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