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VCU and the James, a love story

VCU and the James, a love story

Virginia Commonwealth University and the James River flow together. Students kayak, raft, canoe and wade in the waterway, researchers study its ecosystems, and artists permanently capture its natural beauty.

Lighthouse U receives $1M award to foster student entrepreneurship across Virginia

Lighthouse U receives $1M award to foster student entrepreneurship across Virginia

A new project by nationally ranked Richmond startup accelerator Lighthouse Labs and the da Vinci Center, Virginia Commonwealth University’s student hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, was awarded a $1 million grant on Tuesday to train and support entrepreneurial college students across Virginia interested in launching startups.

Northam to discuss combating drug addiction from practice to policy

Northam to discuss combating drug addiction from practice to policy

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will address VCU and VCU Health students, faculty and staff on the issue of the opioid epidemic during a Grand Rounds lecture next week. Grand Rounds are a traditional patient-centered education method at medical schools, often consisting of presentations on specific medical problems and discussion of treatments.

After SpaceX debut, Hyperloop at VCU sets sights on the future

After SpaceX debut, Hyperloop at VCU sets sights on the future

SpaceX will host a fourth Hyperloop Pod Competition next year. Arthur Chadwick plans to be there. “A lot of planning will happen very soon,” said Chadwick, president of Hyperloop at VCU and a rising junior in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering.

Gilman scholars share stories from their summer adventures

Gilman scholars share stories from their summer adventures

Seven Virginia Commonwealth University students studied abroad this summer after receiving the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Gilman scholars received up to $5,000 to apply toward their study abroad or internship program costs.

Kaine leads U.S. Senate race by 23 points

Kaine leads U.S. Senate race by 23 points

Republican challenger Stewart trails in all key demographic categories, according to statewide poll by VCU's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

VCU to lead evaluation of Virginia Medicaid expansion

VCU to lead evaluation of Virginia Medicaid expansion

The Department of Medical Assistance Services has selected a team of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine faculty members to lead a multiyear evaluation of Medicaid expansion in the state.

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