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Graduates of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction aren't simply shaping communities through buildings and infrastructure. They are the visionaries who transform construction challenges into opportunities for social and environmental progress, constructing a more sustainable and equitable world.

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The Myers-Lawson School of Construction is a pioneering and highly-ranked institution that combines rigorous academic training with practical, hands-on experience in the construction industry.

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Building Construction

Building Construction at Virginia Tech is a premier source for dynamic, practical, and innovative building construction knowledge balanced with academic inquiry in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

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Construction Engineering and Management

Construction Engineering and Management at Virginia Tech empowers students with the vital technical expertise, leadership abilities, and professional acumen needed to excel in the construction sector or pursue advanced studies.


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    2024 headlines in the news - Virginia Tech experts available , article

    Looking ahead to 2024 headlines in the news, Virginia Tech has the following experts available for interviews to help with your reporting. Please let us know if you’re interested in connecting with any of them. Thanks for your consideration!

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    Beauty meets function: Students revive ancient cooling technology for modern application , article

    Graduate and undergraduate students in industrial design and architecture 3D printed intricately designed protypes of evaporative cooling partitions, an ancient technology made relevant again as society seeks energy-efficient approaches to combat heat.

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    Departments in the College of Engineering were challenged to reach maximum participation on Giving Day last year. In 2023, materials science and engineering, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, and civil and environmental engineering won a collective $50,000 that has supported students' opportunities.

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Submitting your application to Virginia Tech is the first step in joining the ranks of our accomplished alumni. Still want to learn more? Visit us in Blacksburg anytime, and get a current student’s perspective by contacting one of our school ambassadors.

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