University of Richmond seeking $51M in bonds for campus projects

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UR requested the bonds from a state authority that provides financing for both public and private colleges in Virginia. UR hopes to fund improvements at the campus library and steam plant, and construction of a student housing project.

Sponsored Content: Retatrutide ‘wiped out’ fat in liver of obese patients

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By A.J. Hostetler More than 85% of obese participants with fatty liver disease in a clinical trial of the experimental drug retatrutide reduced their liver fat to the point where they would no longer be classified as having fatty liver disease, according to the Virginia Commonwealth University hepatologist leading the sub-study. Arun Sanyal, M.D., director… Read more »

Sponsored Content: VCU Health workforce programs help young adults with employment

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In a typical day, Angel Glenn, a 22-year-old certified medical assistant in the VCU Health neurology department, makes sure patients get their medication refills and forms sent to the correct doctor. Her duties also include checking over patients’ referrals – ensuring they are processed correctly – and scheduling medical visits. Glenn always knew she would… Read more »

Sponsored Content: Celebrating VCU’s “best year ever”

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As we wrap up the semester, I’m excited to share good news. Recently Virginia Commonwealth University announced that we have risen to 47 in the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s rankings of public research universities. We’ve exceeded our goal to be in the top 50! This NSF ranking is a testament to VCU’s commitment to research… Read more »

Sponsored Content: VCU leads Virginia in supporting military families. But the cost is rising unsustainably

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By Brian McNeill Marisa Colon attends Virginia Commonwealth University through the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program, which covers the cost of tuition and fees for spouses and children of military service members who were killed, missing in action, taken prisoner, or 90% or more disabled as a result of their military service. For her, Colon… Read more »

Northstar Academy planning $7M gym on Henrico campus

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The local private school, which offers K-12 and vocational education to students with disabilities on a former Strayer University site, recently held a ground-breaking event for the project.

Sponsored Content: VCU sets a record for sponsored research funding

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A Message from: Virginia Commonwealth University By Mike Porter Virginia Commonwealth University announced the highest sponsored research funding in its history today, continuing its growing national distinction as a top urban, public research university. The latest institutional record of $464.6 million total sponsored funding for fiscal year 2023 marks a 71% increase over five years… Read more »