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  • Building depth, progressing from last season top Virginia Tech's spring priorities

    Frank Beamer appears to be back into the full swing of his daily duties as Virginia Tech's football coach, but some key spots on his roster had to be on his mind while he recovered from throat surgery. Though Tech (7-6 last season) finished last...
  • Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters

    Virginia gets country's first wind energy research lease in federal waters
    Virginia is the first state in the country to secure a wind energy research lease to build and operate turbines in federal waters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday. The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will...
  • Conversation about U.Va sex assaults evolves over the year

    The University of Virginia was under fire for student safety issues and how it had handled sexual assault allegations on campus well before the Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape on campus was published in November. But the story, which...
  • Rocket carrying student experiments to be launched from Va.

    A rocket carrying student experiments is scheduled to be launched this week from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. NASA says the experiments were developed by undergraduate students at Virginia Tech, the University of Colorado, Northwest...
  • John M. Crisp: How will guns and college classrooms mix?

    I've been thinking about how my college classroom will look and feel next fall if some of my students are carrying handguns on their hips. It's a possibility. On March 17, the Texas Senate approved a bill that would allow holders of concealed carry...
  • Conversation about campus sex assaults evolves over the year

    A year ago, the University of Virginia hosted a conference with 60 other schools about how to prevent rape on campus. Since then, events in Charlottesville and Washington converged to highlight the problem in a way like never before. The U.S. Education...
  • Terps' freshman Megan Whittle added to Tewaaraton Watch List

    Terps' freshman Megan Whittle added to Tewaaraton Watch List
    Maryland freshman attacker Megan Whittle was one of three women's lacrosse players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch list on Thursday. The McDonogh graduate, who is second on the Terps team with 25 goals, is the only freshman on the list. Last year&...
  • Database, apps, coordination pitched to fight campus sexual assault at Virginia universities

    New ideas for grappling with sexual assault at Virginia universities are bubbling out of a state task force on the issue, including a potential new database of students dismissed over assault charges. That would go further than the Virginia General...
  • Good news, UAB! Blazers still play hoops after football flap

    UAB fans finally have something to celebrate. More than three months after the football program was shuttered, the Blazers rebounded from a rough start to win the Conference USA Tournament and make the NCAA Tournament. It's an accomplishment to cheer...
  • The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel

    The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel
    I couldn't turn down a chance to interview poet Nikki Giovanni, who was in town to address a writers' conference last weekend. In the '70s, when I was in college, she was considered the poet laureate of black America. Now she's a professor at Virginia...
  • Virginia Tech student falls overboard on Carnival cruise ship

    Virginia Tech student falls overboard on Carnival cruise ship
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A 21-year-old Virginia Tech student on spring break went overboard on a cruise ship balcony near the Bahamas, leading to a dayslong air and sea search that was called off Tuesday, officials said. On Wednesday, Virginia Tech...