Virginia Tech Magazine
Summer 2008
Virginia Tech campus
Dr. Cynda Johnson
Earth Sustainability Series
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Just how well do you know Virginia Tech?

It's time to test yourself on your knowledge of Hokie history, Tech lore, and alumni achievements. Sharpen your pencil, sit down, and find out just how much you know about Virginia Tech.

Dean's focus clarifies future of medical education

Virginia Tech and Carilion Health System have joined in a public/private partnership to create a groundbreaking medical school led by Dr. Cynda Johnson, whose vision, experience, and boundless energy made her the right dean for the job.

Planning for the future: The Earth Sustainability Series

One example of the innovative ways that Virginia Tech is working toward a brighter tomorrow comes in the form of the Earth Sustainability Series. This four-semester program teaches students about sustainability in a wide variety of areas, including economics, science, humanities, engineering, philosophy, and the arts.

The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute: Looking to the future

Founded in 2000, the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute is a premier center for internationally competitive research, education, and outreach. Today, the institute employs more than 230 faculty and staff members and has more than $90 million in active extramural research funding.

Through the looking glass: Media bias and politics

As the United States heads into another presidential campaign, the issue of media bias is more relevant than ever. To identify the types and sources of media bias, Virginia Tech Magazine turned to Robert E. Denton in the Department of Communication.

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