Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,

better known as

Virginia Tech,

at Blacksburg; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1872 as an agricultural and mechanical college. In 1896 it became Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. In 1944 its name was shortened to Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and in 1970 its present name was adopted. A women's division at Radford (Radford College, opened 1913 as a state normal school, later a state teachers college) was consolidated with the institute in 1944. The university maintains research centers in industrial relations, the environment and hazardous waste materials, water resources, and child development, as well as numerous agricultural research stations throughout the state. It is Virginia's largest university.
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Kelly's current research includes a pre-harvest, on-the-vine dehydration study in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in interior design from Virginia Tech University.
On Tuesday, Virginia Tech received many calls from concerned community members following media reports of an arrest made Monday by Virginia Tech Police involving a student on a weapons charge," Virginia Tech University said in a (http://wavy.
Darby earned his Masters Degree in Design Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture and Urban Studies from Virginia Tech University.
April 16, 2007, a gunman armed with automatic weapons kills 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech University.
I'm optimistic they'll break the codes," says Paul Quigley of Virginia Tech University.
Richard Benson, the engineering dean at Virginia Tech University, will almost certainly become the next president of the University of Texas at Dallas after he was named the sole finalist for the job Monday night.
history; 32 were killed at Virginia Tech University in 2007.
In the fax to ABC News, Flanagan also praised the shooters who had carried out mass killings at Virginia Tech University in 2007 and at Colorado's Columbine High School in 1999.
Reed is a faculty member of Virginia Tech University.
The company added that Gahn has a BA from Virginia Tech University and an MA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Tested by the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design at Virginia Tech University, pallets equipped with the device outlasted those that were unprotected by five times (unprotected pallets lasted 11.
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