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Virginia Tech gets new degree program in packaging

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BLACKSBURG - Virginia Tech becomes one of only about five schools in the country to offer a degree in packaging systems and design.  The packaging program used to be under wood sciences at the university, and 98 percent of students with these courses got jobs in the packaging industry just weeks after graduation.  Because of this high demand, the school decided to offer a degree specifically for packaging to better prepare students to enter this industry. Students who declare this major will study everything from packaging design to recycling packaging products.
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