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  • 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 (http://bit.ly/1oiWMVS ) 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.