Latest news on Virginia Tech

The county has 1,300 video cameras monitoring school buildings.

  • Sep 3, 2014

Through online courses and mentorship, new farmers receive guidance, plus a reality check.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Federal data show some schools with high totals of reported incidents on campus, others with few or none.

  • Jun 29, 2014

Changes are coming atop several colleges and universities in the District, Maryland and Virginia.

  • Jun 10, 2014

Timothy D. Sands, expert in materials science and engineering, becomes university president on June 1.

  • May 25, 2014

Retiring head of university in Blacksburg earned more than $830,000 in 2013, 12th in the nation.

  • May 18, 2014

Colleges and labor leaders debate whether student-athletes on scholarship are employees.

  • Apr 24, 2014

University pays federal fine of $32,500 for not alerting campus during 2007 mass shooting.

  • Apr 16, 2014

The largest public university in Virginia plans to grow international enrollment 50 percent in five years.

  • Feb 26, 2014

Police identified the victim as Samanata Shrestha, 21; two were charged in connection with her death.

  • Feb 11, 2014

A Va. Tech victim’s father and an unbending gun-rights supporter spar over what it means to be safe.

  • Feb 11, 2014

Howard joins several local colleges on national list of those that provide the most volunteers for the corps.

  • Feb 11, 2014

The public flagship is known for generous aid, but has a small share of students in economic need.

  • Feb 10, 2014

Rep. Rob Wittman hosts monthly office hours in Woodbridge; NOVA partners with Virginia Tech.

  • Feb 10, 2014

Wariness descends in Alexandria after a beloved music teacher is killed by unknown assailant.

  • Feb 8, 2014

Officials find policies on campus threat warnings to be inconsistent in a case related to the 2007 massacre.

  • Jan 4, 2014

Facing challenges of transition to college, many freshmen athletes also deal with being ‘back on the bottom.’

  • Dec 25, 2013

Timothy D. Sands, an engineering professor, will become Virginia Tech’s president in June.

  • Dec 6, 2013

Va. Gov. Robert F. McDonnell also calls for separate review of state and local mental-health programs.

  • Nov 20, 2013

McAuliffe more openly embraces gun-control positions than previous Democratic candidates have.

  • Nov 1, 2013
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About Virginia Tech

  • Founded in 1872
  • Public land-grant university
  • Campus in Blacksburg, Va.
  • Nickname: The Hokies
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 31,205
  • Tuition & fees in-state (2013-14): $11,455
  • Tuition & fees out of state: $26,607 

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