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Jump-starting the future for freshman engineers
Hayden Griffin, director of Tech’s Engineering Fundamentals Division, says it is vital to continually assess the freshman engineering educational experience. Learn about three new initiatives designed to provide EF students with a value-added education.

Altruistic Hokies: Making a motto meaningful
Several Virginia Tech alumni and students have taken the university’s motto, Ut Prosim (“That I may serve”) to heart. Read about the ways in which these altruistic Hokies are taking the time to help others

The state of the arts at Virginia Tech
For years, administrators and faculty members have recognized the need for a true presence of the arts on campus in order to make Tech a truly comprehensive university. Thanks to the Arts Blueprint at V

An eye for design
Today, Earl Swensson Architects is the largest architectural firm in Tennessee. But when founder and owner Swensson was a student at Virginia Tech, he wasn’t convinced he even wanted to study architecture.