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VCU Board of Visitors votes to de-commemorate buildings named for Confederates

Board also approves resolutions to commemorate a former arts dean and rename the African American studies academic building.

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Hibbs Hall as seen from James Branch Cabell Library. [View Image]

'Symbolism matters': A look at the future of commemorations at VCU

Around the university, statues, plaques and building names that honor former Confederates have been part of the campus landscape. They could soon become a thing of the past.

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New "VCU" letters at Franklin and Shafer streets. [View Image]

What’s new at VCU for 2020-21

From new programs and leadership to a shifted semester and COVID-19 precautions, there’s plenty of changes that mark this unique academic year.

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VCU Police maps a road to reform

Since 2010, the department has implemented policies, training and technology to be at the forefront of inclusive public safety.

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L. Douglas Wilder takes the oath of office during his 1990 inauguration. [View Image]

Virtual symposium to commemorate 30th anniversary of Gov. L. Douglas Wilder’s inauguration

The daylong event, “Honoring L. Douglas Wilder: Continuing 30 years of history, then and now,” will be held Sept. 17.

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The VCU logo in front of the Student Commons building. [View Image]

VCU Board of Visitors votes to de-commemorate buildings named for Confederates

Board also approves resolutions to commemorate a former arts dean and rename the African American studies academic building.

Hibbs Hall as seen from James Branch Cabell Library. [View Image]

'Symbolism matters': A look at the future of commemorations at VCU

Around the university, statues, plaques and building names that honor former Confederates have been part of the campus landscape. They could soon become a thing of the past.

Louie Correa, center, with his daughter, Maddie, and Rodney the Ram at the July 19 Birthday Brigade. [View Image]

A VCU employee’s ‘Birthday Brigade’ spreads joy — and lands on the ‘Today’ show

Louie Correa wanted to help local kids celebrate their birthdays during the pandemic. His weekly neighborhood parade is offering important lessons in kindness and gratitude during a chaotic time.

VCU Board of Visitors to meet in person and electronically Sept. 17-18 [View Image]

VCU Board of Visitors to meet in person and electronically Sept. 17-18

Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue [View Image]

What should happen next on Monument Avenue?

All but one of the Confederate statues have been removed from Richmond’s famous boulevard. Four VCU experts provide their thoughts on where we go from here.

New "VCU" letters at Franklin and Shafer streets. [View Image]

What’s new at VCU for 2020-21

From new programs and leadership to a shifted semester and COVID-19 precautions, there’s plenty of changes that mark this unique academic year.

A student views a video lesson being taught by an instructor on a laptop computer. [View Image]

Establishing a ‘new normal’ in K-12 schools

A VCU forum highlights the state’s guidance to reopening and how Petersburg school leaders are handling challenges for the upcoming academic year.

A person with the V C U Police Department seal on their shirt sleeve. [View Image]

VCU Police maps a road to reform

Since 2010, the department has implemented policies, training and technology to be at the forefront of inclusive public safety.

View more »