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Charles W. Steger '69
It is not hard to read or hear news reports about growing student debt loads. Because of higher education's essential role in American life, how students pay for college is understandably a topic of national discourse.
Is student debt higher now than, say, three to five years ago? Yes. Is this debt cause for concern? Is student college debt inordinately high? These answers depend on perspective.
The lobby of Randolph Hall is home to DreamVendor, a 3-D printing machine that allows students to create small objects in quick fashion. "If you can dream it, we can build it," said Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Christopher Williams.
The first set of quadruplets at Tech
This fall, the Lomaka family made history at Virginia Tech as the first set of quadruplets to enroll. Chris, Kate, Steve, and Greg of Richmond, Va., all agree that Virginia Tech is the place for them even though they each will pursue very different academic and career paths.