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About Richmond

RichmondLocated in Central Virginia, Richmond is a two-hour drive from the Atlantic seashore to the east, Appalachian Mountain recreational sites to the west, and Washington, D.C., to the north. A wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities and activities are available in the Richmond area, including a full performance schedule at VCU’s own performing arts center.

VCU’s proximity to downtown Richmond, which is Virginia's capital and a major East Coast financial and manufacturing center, provides students with opportunities for internships, part-time employment and student housing in a variety of settings.

Visit these Web sites to learn more about Richmond and the Central Virginia area:

Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Provides suggestions for visiting Richmond as well as facts about the Greater Richmond community.

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Read the latest news for the Central Virginia area.
You’ll find everything here from apartments to movies to shopping.

Virginia Tourism
Official tourism Web site of the commonwealth of Virginia.

This Web site provides links to other sites as a service to our readers; the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is not responsible for the information provided in other Web sites.



Virginia Commonwealth University   |   School of Medicine   |   Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
1112 East Clay Street, Suite 100, P.O. Box 980613, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0613   |   Phone: (804) 827-0375
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Updated: 9/9/2013