The College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech is a global leader in architecture, art, construction, design, and public and international affairs. Founded in 1964, the college houses four top-ranked schools: the School of Architecture + Design, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, the School of Public and International Affairs, and the School of Visual Arts. Today, CAUS is home to more than 2,300 students, 300 faculty and staff, 15,000 active alumni, and hundreds of industry partners from around the globe.
Virginia Tech’s landscape architecture program grabs the global spotlight
March 22, 2018
This week, the nationally recognized program hosts the world’s largest conference of international landscape […]
Ray Kass takes art at Virginia Tech 'Beyond Boundaries'
March 21, 2018
The prolific artist and professor emeritus keeps Virginia Tech and Southwest Virginia in his soul … and in the […]
Virginia Tech graduate programs continue to rank among the top in the nation
March 20, 2018
For the fifth year, Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering placed among the top 30 in the nation in the U.S. News […]
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Ray Kass takes art "Beyond Boundaries" at Virginia Tech
Prolific artist and Professor Emeritus Ray Kass keeps Virginia Tech and Southwest Virginia in his soul … and in the spotlight. Join him in his Montgomery County studio as he discusses teaching art at Virginia Tech's School of Visual Arts, his current work and techniques, and why studio art is…
Hang Out with the Dean
Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies' Dean Richard Blythe invites you to join him for Hang Outs with the Dean -- a weekly series of gatherings intended to spark conversation and collaboration outside of the regular workday setting. Come along to bike, run, read, or discuss the news…
CAUS Dean's Discussion: Innovation Ecologies - Changing Universities, Dec. 7, 2017
Join new CAUS Dean Richard Blythe and guest panelists, including renowned Spanish architect and Cloud 9 founder Enric Ruiz-Geli; philosopher of creativity and innovation and RMIT Deputy Dean of Research & Innovation Marcelo Stamm; and SPIA associate professor and sustainable policy expert Ralph Hall, in a discussion about innovating the…