Richmond, Va.
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

In the spotlight

Carolin Goerzig, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, recently discussed the ways the U.S. differs with other countries in its policies related to negotiating with terror groups to save the lives of kidnap victims. Her remarks followed the recent killing of American journalist James Foley by members of the Islamic State.

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M.F.A. alumnus ‘paints’ pictures with sound

Three moments in Vaughn Garland’s life impacted him so greatly that they formed the inspiration for his latest project, a collection of thought-provoking sound bites from Virginia’s historic Route 5.


Former U.S. poet laureate to give reading at VCU

Natasha Trethewey, the immediate past poet laureate of the United States and winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, will visit Virginia Commonwealth University on Sept. 17.