Richmond, Va.
Monday, May 25, 2015

In the spotlight

A recent biography co-written by Christopher Brooks, Ph.D., a VCU professor, tells the story of the tenor Roland Hayes — the first African-American man to achieve international fame as a concert performer, selling out Carnegie Hall. We asked Brooks to speak about the book, which sheds light on the life, career and legacy of Hayes, who was an important pioneer of African-American music and a champion of African-American rights.

Recent stories

Alumni

Startup roundup

Entrepreneurial spirit runs high at VCU and our alumni are always starting something. We talk to five who have helped launch Richmond-area startups.

Community

2015 Community Engagement Institute

During VCU’s 2015 Community Engagement Institute, researchers and community partners came together to immerse themselves in strategies and ideas for working together.