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VCU Hosts VirginiaFIRST Robotics Competitions

By Juliette Delp
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va – Battling Robot’s were the main event at VCU’s Verizon Wireless Center on March 19th and 20th.

VirginiaFIRST combined the best of sporting and technology when they held their annual Robotics Competition with participants from more than 60 Virginia High Schools.

Pattie Cook, the Executive Director of VirginiaFIRST, spoke with VCU Insight during an in-studio interview.

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Gmail Replaces Lotus Notes as VCU E-mail

By Matt Doyon
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va. — All Virginia Commonwealth University students transitioned to a new e-mail service throughout the week of Labor Day.

The move was made from Lotus Notes to Google’s Gmail in an effort to phase out the former. Students will still have access to the VCU Mail Anywhere account until June 30, 2010, but all incoming mail will be directed to the Gmail account.

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Richmond TV Switches to DTV

By DeShonda Overby and Scott Kennedy
VCU Insight

RICHMOND, Va.–Television is changing–it’s going all digital on June 12th, 2009. But the government is worried many people were not ready or the big switch.

A.C. Nielsen research says the concern is warranted, noting that 33,000 households are “completely unready.”

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