• VCU sets ‘topping off’ ceremony for new library

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University is giving alumni, students and employees a chance to leave a permanent imprint on the school’s new library. Members of the VCU community are invited to sign their…

  • Richmond jail, VCU team up on scholarships for 3

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Richmond city jail and VCU are teaming up to further the learning of three people who were incarcerated. The three who took college classes while at the Richmond City Justice…

  • VCU to put its emergency communication system to test

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sirens will sound in Virginia’s capital city as VCU conducts a full test of its emergency communication systems. The testing at noon Wednesday will include 10 sirens sounding throughout the Monroe…

  • GW’s upcoming gauntlet

  • Colonials try to smooth out edges as they enter gauntlet of schedule

    WASHINGTON — Life’s been pretty good so far for George Washington University. Fresh off their first NCAA appearance since the 2006-07 season, the Colonials (16-4, 6-1 A-10) are off to their best conference start since…

  • Beltway basketball: The other guys

    WTOP\’s Dave Preston round out his NCAA basketball previews with George Washington, George Mason, VCU, Navy, American and Howard.

  • Walmart plans store at Virginia Commonwealth

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Walmart plans to open a store on Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus as part of a pilot program. Walmart and the university announced the project Wednesday in a news release. The 4,100-square-foot…

  • VCU study: Do kids eat or trash healthy lunch items?

    You can lead a kid to veggies, fruits and whole grains, but you
    can\’t make a kid eat them. But a Virginia Commonwealth University professor wants to find out how many kids are eating the healthy school lunch options.

  • Premiere college basketball event coming to Annapolis

    Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy this November.

  • VCU board OKs financing for art institute

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University’s board has approved short-term financing for construction of a $38 million gallery and performance arts institute. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports that the Board of Visitors voted…

  • VCU certified a ‘crime prevention campus’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University says it’s the first public institution of higher education in the state certified as a crime prevention campus. The distinction comes from the Virginia Criminal Justice Services Board.…

  • Virginia Commonwealth dedicating renamed school

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University is dedicating its renamed School of Mass Communications. A ceremony for the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture will be held on Tuesday on the VCU…

  • VCU medical heart center receives $5M gift

    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center\’s
    Pauley Heart Center has received a $5 million gift
    for recruitment and research.