VCU InSight for March 20

Former jail inmates earn a scholarship to attend VCU; a local area school is shut down because of severe mold problems; one of Richmond’s homeless shelter is expanding; the “juicing” craze comes to RVA; the Va. Museum of Fine Arts and VCU team up for a “shark tank” student competition; and Richmond’s craft brewery movement just added a different, sweet taste: Mead. In-studio interviews with Peter Bailey, a former VCU adjunct professor and civil rights activist who worked with Malcolm X; and Jonathan McNamara from the Va. Red Cross.

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28 Feb 2015

VCU InSight for Feb. 27

VCU retires former basketball player Bradford Burgess’ jersey; beagles involved in research studies find homes; new research sends texts to teens to reduce their smoking; a local bike advocacy group is nominated for a national award; a recent VCU art grad uses masking tape to create sculpture pieces; Richmond prepares for another community art fair; and a sad doll is putting smiles on area kids.

13 Feb 2015

VCU InSight for Feb. 13

How VCU Police is using body cameras on their officers; reaction to VCU no longer needing SAT scores for high-achieving applicants; the closing of a beloved theater in Richmond’s West End; how people are getting around the law to drink raw cow milk; a local high school sophomore basketball player who’s topping a national recruitment list; and a local comedy organization who’s using improv to help kids be more sociable.

05 Dec 2014

VCU InSight for Dec. 5

Publicly funded artwork goes missing from the Altria Theater during renovations; rising liquor prices may affect consumers and businesses; why outbreaks of norovirus may be making their way into Richmond restaurants; a local filmmaker starts on a new project highlighting local slave history; the RVA Street Art Festival returns to a new location; an unlikely combination comes together to design the new basketball practice facility; a new basketball chant stirs up controversy; and a class that teaches toddlers life lessons.

21 Nov 2014

VCU InSight for Nov. 21

Water from local breweries helps plants and animals in the James River; a new app turns your phone in a virtual neighborhood; the Va. Museum of Fine Arts just finished its first online fundraising campaign; local farmers help low income families eat healthier; and a VCU team is nationally ranked (hint: it’s NOT basketball!).

07 Nov 2014

VCU InSight for Nov. 7

Petersburg HS first to use new football technology; gas prices lowest in four years; a same-sex couple who couldn’t wait to marry; a local music venue and noise complaints; a VCU soccer player makes a comeback after injuries.

24 Oct 2014

VCU InSight for Oct. 24

What local men are doing to help fight Ebola in West Africa; the Valentine Museum is set to re-open; a Richmond principal loses his job because of accreditation; a local elementary school is using hands-on to teach the science SOLs; a northside newspaper is reporting only good community happenings.

10 Oct 2014

Watch VCU InSight for Oct. 10

Stories include cancer research, Enterovirus D68, a synchronized swimming team without a pool, Floyd Ave. for cyclists and the new prank with gamers that has the FBI knocking on the front door.

26 Sep 2014

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02 May 2014

Watch VCU InSight for May 2, 2014

VCU InSight presents its final newscast for Spring 2014, with anchors Matthew Hall and Joshua Jackson.

02 May 2014

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden recognized in international competition

Richmond’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden placed second in the category of Public Gardens in the USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards. The international competition put the Richmond location up against 19 other gardens around the world. The garden is currently hosting its annual exhibition, “Butterflies Live.” Zarmeena Waseem reports.

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