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Grant to accelerate professor’s startup study

Grant to accelerate professor’s startup study

Jonathan Spiers February 22, 2016 0

An advocate of Richmond’s startup scene is getting a boost in her research of business accelerators. University of Richmond professor Susan Cohen has been awarded a three-year grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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Elephant head gets some Spider spotlight

Elephant head gets some Spider spotlight

Jonathan Spiers February 18, 2016 2

There was an elephant in the room at Queally Hall Wednesday morning and he was doing all the talking. Elephant Auto Insurance CEO Kevin Chidwick was the guest for the latest installment of the

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Greek vintner entering U.S. market with VCU assist

Greek vintner entering U.S. market with VCU assist

Jonathan Spiers February 17, 2016 1

A trio of graduate students in VCU’s School of Business is helping a Greek vintner uncork the U.S. market

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Northside school buys former hospital campus

Northside school buys former hospital campus

Katie Demeria February 11, 2016 1

A large private school is continuing its campus expansion with the recent purchase of a three-building former hospital facility, and it has its eye on more space nearby.

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New site from VCU shows region from a ‘MetroView’

New site from VCU shows region from a ‘MetroView’

Jonathan Spiers February 1, 2016 0

Area real estate agents, developers and planners have a new tool to track regional land use and development trends

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Tutoring franchise expands its reach

Tutoring franchise expands its reach

Jonathan Spiers January 26, 2016 2

Armed with a new mobile education system, an education franchise is branching out into a Southside preschool with plans for more satellite locations in the future.

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Challenge grant sparks new fundraising kick for VCU

Challenge grant sparks new fundraising kick for VCU

Jonathan Spiers January 6, 2016 0

With work wrapping up on a massive renovation project of its main library, VCU is hoping for some extra funding from a local nonprofit and private donations to help with the finishing touches.

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$1M donation buoys private school renovation

$1M donation buoys private school renovation

Katie Demeria December 22, 2015 1

Nearing the finish line on a $10 million capital campaign, a Southside private school got a boost from a local couple that will fund renovations to the campus theater

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VCU plans $7.5M dorm renovation

VCU plans $7.5M dorm renovation

Jonathan Spiers December 17, 2015 0

A 350-student residence building along Broad Street next to the Siegel Center is set for a major interior renovation to its dorm rooms after 14 years of minimal maintenance.

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College wins $1.2M grant for science scholarships

College wins $1.2M grant for science scholarships

Jonathan Spiers December 9, 2015 1

Randolph-Macon College has been awarded its largest single grant to date, and will put the funds toward providing full scholarships to science students and future teachers.

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