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Fun facts about CAUS
CAUS students
•  CAUS was named one of the nation’s most diverse colleges of architecture and design by METROPOLIS.
•  Since 1995, more than 340 Virginia Tech students of all majors have participated in SPIA’s Washington Semester, which immerses students in internships with government agencies, leading think tanks, and international organizations.
•  Research by SPIA’s Ralph Buehler on the benefits of bike infrastructure captured headlines in Cycling Weekly, WTOP, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), and Chicagoist.
•  CAUS has more than 15,000 alumni around the world. Make sure to stay connected!
Around the College
News from the four schools
School of Architecture + Design
World’s best solar home

Virginia Tech’s Solar Decathlon Middle East team — the only U.S.-based team in the international competition — will set out next year for another global win.

Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Band of brothers

With a $25 million donation, Myers-Lawson advocates and alumni pave the way for Virginia Tech to dominate intelligent infrastructure.

School of Public and International Affairs
Virginia Issues & Answers

Read the latest edition of Virginia Issues & Answers, SPIA’s magazine for state and local policymakers.

School of Visual Arts
Charitable design in record time

Students, alumni, and faculty “Make A Mark” in a 12-hour volunteer design-a-thon.