Last updated May 30, 2017

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Adventures in redesign discovery

Back in the first half of 2016, the home page team spent about six months in what we call a “Discovery Phase.” Which is basically a glamorous way to say we did a lot of research. We wanted to learn as much as possible about our users — who they are, what they do when… Read more »

Defining the home page

What is the VCU home page? We know, it seems pretty obvious. But it’s actually not as simple as it sounds. When we use the term “VCU home page” we are referring to the university’s main website. That means the literal, single page you see when you go to but it also includes a… Read more »

Computer monitor showing ram mascot and "website under construction" message

Welcome to the VCU Web Redesign blog

While it seems like only yesterday that we overhauled the Virginia Commonwealth University home page, the current website is in fact fast approaching its fourth birthday — it launched in August 2013. In college years, that makes our site a senior on the brink of graduation. While we’re proud of our site and wish it… Read more »