Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU School of Engineering

 

 

Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond has received the largest private grant in history: 25 million dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The money will support the school’s “Medicines for All” research. Virginia’s Governor was on hand at the announcement. 

VCU Event Explores Relationship Between Trump and Media

Apr 12, 2017

President Donald Trump has referred to the press as the “enemy” and is constantly on the attack when it comes to the “mainstream media.” Now, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, will be hosting a talk on the relationship between Trump’s administration and reporters.

Virginia Commonwealth University Library

Concerned about the high cost of text books for their students, some professors have begun creating their own free or low cost materials, and their universities are making it worth their while. 

VCU School of Engineering

 

A professor at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Engineering in Richmond has partnered with the Gates Foundation and Clinton Health Access Initiative in research that is drastically lowering the cost of HIV drugs. But as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, his research could help bring down the cost of all drugs. 

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

Substance abuse and emotional problems are common at many of the nation’s colleges and universities, but helping students to stay strong and healthy is no easy job.  At Virginia Commonwealth, scientists are taking a whole different approach – asking students to take part in research on what genetic factors may put them at risk, and looking for ways to prevent or treat problems when they occur. 

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