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- VCU Health System proposes construction of children’s hospital
The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has proposed the construction of a free-standing children’s hospital with its own management structure and governing board. The proposal for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU was made Tuesday to the VCU Health System Authority. VCU says the new hospital would still be part of the VCU Medical Center.
~ The Washington Post (6/12/13)
- Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU gets recognition for pediatric nephrology
The kidney disease treatment program at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked as the 50th best pediatric nephrology program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
~ Richmond Times-Dispatch (6/11/13)
- Virginia Commonwealth University's Creative Atmosphere and Campus Style
Virginia Commonwealth University isn't your average college. Located in the heart of downtown Richmond, VCU's campus is seamlessly integrated into the state capital's urban landscape. While most people wouldn't consider Richmond to a fashion capital, this city is surprisingly jam-packed with young, fearless trendsetters.
~ Huffington Post - The Blog (6/4/13)
- $35 million VCU art center starts hiring
One of VCU’s most ambitious fundraising projects is getting closer to the finish line. About two-thirds of the money for school’s $35 million Institute for Contemporary Art is in the bank, and the school has appointed a director.
~ Richmond BizSense (5/23/13)
- Best New Building
Major construction is few and far between these days, but a grand and exhilarating new building at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical Center is a reminder that even in a sluggish economy, there’s a place for strong architecture.
~ Style Weekly (5/22/13)
- VCU professor forgives killer after losing his mother and brother
If someone violently beat and murdered your mother, could you honestly find it in your heart to truly forgive the killer? That's exactly what happened to a VCU professor. He lost his mother and eventually his brother to a brutal crime. He had to learn to live the message he preaches every day.
~ WWBT TV-12 (5/20/13)