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VCU Parking and Transportation takes green leap into alternative fuels

VCU Parking and Transportation takes green leap into alternative fuels

Virginia Commonwealth University Parking and Transportation has converted 70 percent of its RamSafe fleet to operate on liquid propane bi-fuel through a partnership with the Virginia Department of General Services; the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; Alliance AutoGas and Virginia Clean Cities.

Students shine at local underground music festival

Students shine at local underground music festival

Music festivals occur all over the globe but few feature underground artists exclusively. Richmond is home to one of those few — Epic Fest, an annual music festival hosted by Slapdash, a local music promotion agency.

Richmond's rare bike guy

Richmond's rare bike guy

While studying English at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond resident Jesse McCauley rode his bicycle all over the city and commuted back and forth to his job at Diversity Thrift, as his car at the time frequently broke down.

Two wheels, two days: Wilder School to host international cycling symposium

Two wheels, two days: Wilder School to host international cycling symposium

Although the eyes of the world will be on Richmond during the UCI Road World Cycling Championships from Sept. 19 to Sept. 27, Damian Pitt, an assistant professor of urban and regional studies at the Virginia Commonwealth University Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, is even more excited about the days to follow.

VCU Spirit Walk to briefly close streets near Siegel Center

VCU Spirit Walk to briefly close streets near Siegel Center

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, Virginia Commonwealth University will hold its annual New Student Convocation and Spirit Walk. As part of the celebration to welcome new students to the university, there will be brief road closures that evening.

Don’t fall for the season’s sports injuries

Don’t fall for the season’s sports injuries

High schools, colleges and even youth sports athletes have already begun practicing and playing in the fall’s most popular sports, such as football, volleyball, cheerleading and cross country.

Rams fans encouraged to support VCU in College Colors Challenge

Rams fans encouraged to support VCU in College Colors Challenge

As part of the 11th annual Collegiate Licensing Company’s College Colors Day celebrations, Virginia Commonwealth University is participating in the inaugural College Colors Challenge and is encouraging fan support across social media for the Rams.

VCU receives $2.5 million grant for interprofessional geriatrics training

VCU receives $2.5 million grant for interprofessional geriatrics training

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded $2.5 million to Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Allied Health Professions’ Virginia Center on Aging to fund initiatives that introduce geriatric health care into primary care settings.

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