Education

UR kicks off second phase of $47M dorm project

Jeter and Thomas halls, built around 1914, are closed this year as they are renovated into suite-style accommodations that can house about 170 students, she said. Work is scheduled to be completed in time for the fall 2015 semester.

College gutting building in $13M overhaul

A local community college is taking its first steps toward a major renovation and it has an additional $30 million project in the works.

Books meet bulldozers and backhoes

As VCU’s Monroe Park campus library is undergoing noisy summer construction for a $50 million addition, the service desk is offering something new to studying students: free earplugs.