Archives: Michael Rao

VCU seeks to broaden non-discrimination policy to include gender identity

Announcement comes on the heels of the Supreme Court’s decision allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia.

Rao on what sequestration will mean to VCU

As the nation moves closer to nearly $1 trillion in automatic spending cuts, VCU’s president outlines how it may affect the University.

MeadWestvaco gives $3 million to VCU for new basketball complex

A $10 million VCU basketball complex gets a generous investment from a local company.

PHOTOS: 2013 Capitol Square Basketball Classic

Last night, politicians and lobbyists faced each other at basketball to raise money for the VCU Massey Cancer Center.

VCU Police, administration hold safety-related town hall meeting

VCU administration, VCUPD, and others took a timeout to talk to students and Richmonders about the recent crime on and around campus. Here’s a rundown of VCU’s university safety town hall meeting last week.

VCU to join the Atlantic 10 conference this year

On Monday afternoon at 1:30pm, VCU President Michael Rao took to the podium at the Stuart C. Siegel Center and said, “I am very pleased to announce that Virginia Commonwealth University will join the Atlantic 10 in all sports effective July 1st, 2012.”

Governor signs six bills to combat cancer

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday ceremonially signed six pieces of legislation that will further cancer-related research, treatment and education.