New office, retail and residential buildings with thousands of apartments are in the works across the region despite the pandemic.
The university is planning an athletics village that may include a fieldhouse, tennis center and a baseball stadium for the Rams and Flying Squirrels.
Happy Palette offers art classes for children and a place for them to be social during the pandemic.
“For the Black community, it can be hard to take full advantage of programming that is targeted at you but is run by people who don’t look like you,” said Jackson Ward Collective co-founder Rasheeda Creighton.
The founders of Direct Learning Solutions hope to land the business of parents willing to pay someone else to supervise and assist their children with virtual learning programs.
The World War I-era building will be expanded from 27,600 to 39,100 square feet to make room for the classical studies and philosophy departments and create a humanities hub.
Many Richmond-area private schools were flooded with applications as public schools pivoted to online instruction.
Nineteen small private and for-profit colleges and universities in Virginia applied for a combined range of $22 million-$55 million from the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
VCU officials expect that enrollment will be 10 percent lower for the coming academic year, which translates into a $55 million drop in tuition revenue.
Robbed of their spring semester and the summer internships they were expecting, a group of VCU students and Class of 2020 graduates are taking their adventures in advertising into their own hands.