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Virginia Tech Shooting

Virginia Tech Shooter Identified

Posted 12.09.2011 | College

By BOB LEWIS and ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON, The Associated Press: Police are identifying the Virginia Tech gunman as a 22-year-old college student at near...

Virginia Tech Shooting Claims Two Lives; Gunman On Loose

Posted 02.07.2012 | College

A police officer and one other person were killed on the Virginia Tech campus on Thursday, according to university officials. The incident took place ...

Two Words That Might Get You Kicked Out Of College

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 07.05.2011 | College

A computer science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, feeling isolated and alienated in a department where he was a poor fit, referr...

School Shooting HIghlights Incidents Around The World

Posted 06.07.2011 | World

A Brazilian gunman's deadly rampage at a Rio de Janeiro public school left 11 children dead and sent shockwaves throughout the South American nation, ...

Lucia Graves

In Arizona, Gun Control Advocates Bring Campaign To Giffords' Backyard | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Victims of the Arizona shootings and their families gathered in downtown Tucson on Monday to support a national campaign to improve gun ...

Lucia Graves

Bloomberg Launches Cross-Country Campaign For Gun Control Laws | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, co-chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, appeared on "Good Morning America" Wednesday to announce a new campaig...

Grieving On Facebook Can Provide Temporary Relief: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new study shows that students who use social networking sites to mourn the victims of school shootings and cope with emotional repercussions may fee...

Virginia Tech: Three Years Later | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When Virginia Tech student Molly Pearl was a freshman, she slept through her morning French class on April 16, 2007. And perhaps for that reason, she ...

Keep Guns Off College Campuses

Victor Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Victor Schwartz

Colleges are actually extraordinarily safe places, with the majority of experts espousing that the relative lack of guns is precisely what makes them havens from violent crimes.

A Poetry Book Remembers the '07 Shooting at Virginia Tech

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The centerpiece of Fred D'Aguiar's new collection of poetry, Continental Shelf, "Elegies" remembers those victims of the shooting at Virginia Tech, where D'Aguiar continues to teach.

Why Two White Kids Are a Senseless Tragedy but an Arab American Is Terrorism

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

When a couple of white kids shoot up a school, it is a tragedy. Bring on a shooting at a military base that involves an Arab-American though, and the media does everything it can to shout "terrorism."

Playing Dead: How to Survive Like the Hero in the Binghamton Massacre

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

Shirley DeLucia's response was remarkable. In a crisis, survival experts say that only 10 percent of us do the right thing with clear, quick thinking and decisive action.

Virginia Tech: One Year Later

The Christian Science Monitor | Stacy Teicher Khadaroo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

April 16. The date of Virginia Tech's tragedy resonates for campus leaders the way Sept. 11 does for the nation. The fatal shootings of 33 students a...