September 2010

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23 Sep 2010

VCU Students Discuss Online Magazine

While attending Virginia Commonwealth University, students Bruce Fields, Paul Lewis, and Ray Bullock began their own online magazine.

23 Sep 2010

Ride Green With Richmond ‘Bio Taxi’

Can a taxi run on recycled french fry grease? Just ask Jeff and Joey Anderson, who recently started their own fully sustainable taxi service in Richmond. Jeff is a former VCU student, while Joey’s still in school.

23 Sep 2010

VCU Library 2nd Floor Now ‘Learning Commons’

Virginia Commonwealth University had renovated the second floor of the James Branch Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus to create a student study area called the “Learning Commons.”

23 Sep 2010

Zipcar Races To VCU Campuses

Officials with Parking and Transportation at Virginia Commonwealth University did some quick thinking to help alleviate car congestion on one of the state’s most populated campuses. VCU, meet Zipcar.

21 Sep 2010

New Health Care Law Says Parents Can Keep Kids on Insurance

Young adults can stay on their parent’s health insurance until age 26 as part of the latest part of President Obama’s health care reform package, which takes effect September 23.

21 Sep 2010

Wilder School Names New Director

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Public Affairs has named Niraj Verma, Ph.D. as its new director.

21 Sep 2010

Recent VCU Graduate Becomes Cupcake Entrepeneur

Many college graduates worry about their next step after college. Some decide to attack the job market. Some decide to take a break. One recent Virginia Commonwealth University graduate decided to do what she says has always been her passion.

21 Sep 2010

ACLU Takes College Newspaper Alcohol Ad Ban to Supreme Court

The Virginia ACLU last month asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case involving a ban on alcohol ads in Virginia college newspapers.

21 Sep 2010

Tattoos in the Workplace: What Employers Are Willing to See

The art of tattooing has been gaining popularity among young adults, according to a recent Pew Research study, one in four 18 to 29 year olds had a tattoo, and half those had more than one but it’s often not the ink employers are looking for at a job interview.

21 Sep 2010

Textbook Rental Program Launched at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University and Barnes & Noble launched a textbook rental program for the 2010 fall semester at the VCU Barnes & Noble Bookstore.