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Researchers are working with football helmet makers to design to reduce concussions. (Getty Images)

Study: Big Differences Between Football Helmet Design And Concussion Risk

Researchers say the design of the Riddell Revolution helmet reduced concussions by 54 percent.

02/01/2014

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

FAA Names Virginia Tech Among Test Sites for Drones

Universities in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey were among those selected Monday to collaborate on developing test sites for drones, a technology one U.S. senator compared to the development of the cellphone.

12/30/2013

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Universities Raise More Than 100 Tons For Va. Food Banks

The four schools involved in the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic in Richmond have raised the equivalent of more than 104 tons of food for food banks throughout Virginia.

12/21/2013

File photo of Charles Steger, president of Virginia Tech, in the immediate aftermath of the 2007 massacre that killed 32 people on campus. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New President Selected at Virginia Tech

Timothy Sands has been named the 16th president of Virginia Tech, succeeding President Charles W. Steger.

12/06/2013

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Va. Justices Asked to Reconsider Tech Reversal

Attorneys for the families of two students slain in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre have asked the state Supreme Court to honor a jury’s findings and reconsider its decision to toss a wrongful death finding against the state stemming from the shootings.

11/26/2013

Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Maryland Upends Va. Tech in OT, Becomes Bowl Eligible

C.J. Brown knew that he was largely to blame for the offensive woes that had seen Maryland lose four of five games, turning a once-promising season into one that was quickly slipping away.

11/17/2013

The State Supreme Court ruled Virginia Tech administrators could not anticipate a gunman would attack the campus. (MANNIE GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

State High Court Reverses Virginia Tech Massacre Verdict

Virginia’s highest court threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.

11/01/2013

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wrongful Death Verdict Reversed in Va. Tech Massacre

The state’s highest court on Thursday threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, but the ruling won’t shake the heightened diligence on the nation’s campuses following the lone gunman’s rampage at Tech, campus safety advocates said.

10/31/2013

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Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Meet in Final Showdown Before Elections

Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli met for their final debate with less than two weeks before elections at Virginia Tech on Thursday night.

10/24/2013

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Va. Tech-Tennessee to Play at Bristol Motor Speedway

Call it football in the fast lane, though it has nothing to do with those up-tempo-offenses.

10/09/2013

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