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‘Rreadily available life-saving technology could have spared him,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal said.

  • Mar 12, 2015

A new education program aims to help local wines compete on a global stage.

  • Feb 11, 2015

The first word from some highly selective schools.

  • Dec 18, 2014

The registry is being used about 2,500 times a month, but its real-time effectiveness is in question.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Among the surprises: Princeton University ranks first in the United States but 13th in the world.

  • Oct 28, 2014

After Hannah Graham’s kidnapping, changes in the routine and a greater focus on safety and counseling.

  • Oct 4, 2014

Police announced a break in the Morgan Harrington case Monday, pushing it back into the spotlight.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Va. Tech’s Morgan Harrington vanished from a concert.

  • Sep 29, 2014

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

Justices rule that state had no duty to warn students about ‘potential for criminal acts’ by a gunman in 2007.

  • Oct 31, 2013

AFAC finds many near-hungry residents don’t know where to get help.

  • Oct 21, 2013

The Libertarian’s standing in recent polls has to be at least 10% to join, but which surveys count isn’t certain.

  • Oct 8, 2013

Some worry group’s endorsement undermines McAuliffe claim of being pro-business candidate for governor.

  • Sep 15, 2013

The gov. candidate will air a statewide spot during Va. Tech-Alabama game.

  • Aug 30, 2013

When faced with potential for tragedy, school employee Antoinette Tuff persuaded a young man to surrender.

  • Aug 22, 2013

Jeff Trammell cautions that Virginia’s ban on same-sex weddings could lead to departure of gay academics.

  • Aug 12, 2013

The Democratic candidate for governor lacks focus on the campaign trail.

  • Jul 28, 2013

Orice Williams Brown is a finalist for a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal.

  • Jul 10, 2013

Five GOP delegates face opponents Tuesday, and one big reason is this year’s transportation tax hike.

  • Jun 8, 2013

Charles Steger oversaw the school’s growth but drew criticism for its response to the 2007 massacre.

  • May 14, 2013

After she shouted “Shame on you” from a Senate gallery, Lori Haas was detained by Capitol Police.

  • Apr 18, 2013

Colleges and universities are tightening security around the country for big weekend sporting and other events in the wake of Monday's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.

  • Apr 18, 2013

Remembrance events include a statewide moment of silence, community picnic, blood drive.

  • Apr 16, 2013

OPINION| Many on the right accused the President of posturing when he met with mothers who lost loved ones to gun violence.The women on the stage and columnist Barbara Reynolds thought otherwise.

  • Apr 2, 2013

Students had the opportunity to safely simulate texting while driving, exposing them to the dangers.

  • Mar 27, 2013

Team 26 rode from Connecticut to Washington to advocate for gun-control legislation.

  • Mar 12, 2013

School resource officers, such as Lou Munoz, are at the center of security discussions after Sandy Hook attack.

  • Mar 3, 2013

The university says the service for Deriek W. Crouse will be held at noon Saturday in the Coliseum Lot.

  • Dec 3, 2012

A Fairfax County family adapts to high-tech dwelling that could change elder care.

  • Nov 25, 2012

The younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick entered his plea Wednesday in Va.

  • Nov 16, 2012

Former Virginia State Police Lt. Joe Rader says in an open letter that whoever has information should come forward.

  • Nov 14, 2012

ROTC numbers are soaring across the country, and Virginia Tech has its highest enrollment since the 1950s.

  • Nov 6, 2012

Fifty-percent growth in six years is credited to more than just scholarships and job offers.

  • Nov 6, 2012

Republican made big reforms during boom; Democrat led during crises.

  • Nov 2, 2012

The economy empowered Allen to enact an ambitious agenda, but forced Kaine to focus on recovery.

  • Nov 1, 2012

In a packed auditorium at Va.Tech, the Va. Senate candidates blasted each other’s records and plans.

  • Oct 18, 2012

GOP Senate hopeful raises potential defense cuts in largely feel-good ad.

  • Oct 18, 2012

Given the tightness of the Virginia race, Allen and Kaine are expected to play it extremely safe.

  • Oct 17, 2012

A Fairfax County resident has built a 210-square-foot home for her master’s degree.

  • Oct 9, 2012

West Virginia U. students urged not to burn couches, college bars allegedly dying and more.

  • Sep 28, 2012

Prince William County to remember 9/11 victims at event Tuesday; Telegraph Road commuter lot adds 553 parking spaces;Tourism is up in Pr. William, Manassas, Manassas Park.

  • Sep 10, 2012
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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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