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Take a look at what’s new at Virginia colleges and universities, meet Virginia Union University's new leader, and learn strategies to meet rising college costs. more

Sep 18, 2017 8:30 AM Education

VSU's new president says the school is on the mend. more

Apr 3, 2017 2:32 PM News

Makola M. Abdullah talks about spirituality, his Muslim upbringing and the path that led him to Virginia State University. more

Mar 30, 2017 8:30 AM News

The 10 bills we're tracking at the beginning of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session more

Jan 11, 2017 9:05 AM Politics 1 Comments

Longwood’s status as a ‘historical crossroads’ helped land the debate between vice presidential contenders Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. more

Sep 30, 2016 10:24 AM News

In the Fall 2016 issue of the Virginia College Guide, we take a look at what’s new at Virginia colleges and universities and explore high-tech innovations in the college experience. more

Sep 26, 2016 8:30 AM Education

In libraries, attics and basements across the commonwealth, report cards, high school newspapers, yearbooks and other material from Virginia’s desegregation era lie forgotten. The DOVE project wants them. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:16 PM Education

Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts is using StoryCorps, an organization that records, preserves and shares life stories, to create a snapshot of the VCU community. more

Apr 12, 2016 2:48 PM Datebook

How much of his education, health and economic development agenda can Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe get through a Republican-dominated General Assembly already pushing back? more

Jan 5, 2016 1:16 PM Features

First-generation American and Muslim, two young women grapple with tensions within and outside their community more

Dec 13, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 2 Comments

Much of the criticism of black student activism at VCU misses the point more

Nov 22, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 5 Comments

Rankings for 28 schools in our region, plus the academic perspectives of six high school valedictorians and salutatorians. more

Oct 20, 2015 11:30 AM , Education 1 Comments

She was a high school valedictorian who found she hadn’t been prepared for college-level work, but she’s not giving up. Neither should we. more

Oct 11, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

In the Fall 2015 issue of the Virginia College Guide, we explore what's happening on Virginia's higher education campuses and delve into same-sex colleges and HBCUs. Take a look inside! more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Education

Virginia's five Historically Black Colleges and Universities are still here and still relevant. Here, we list some of their latest developments. more

Sep 22, 2015 1:17 PM NEWS & FEATURES

How Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Virginia continue to make quality education an attainable dream for all students more

Sep 22, 2015 11:21 AM Education

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Hospital administrator achieves success through teamwork more

May 31, 2015 12:00 AM Health

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Scholarly research bolsters student’s dream of working abroad more

May 29, 2015 3:11 PM Health

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With an interim president in place and enrollment increasing, the mood on the Virginia State University campus seems to be lifting. more

May 26, 2015 2:00 PM Education 2 Comments

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Zoe Allen-Lewis, a senior at George Mason High School in Falls Church, was accepted into a VCU certificate program for young adults with intellectual disabilities, but later told she was not eligible to live in a campus dorm. more

May 8, 2015 12:03 PM Education

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