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Black and gold (and green)

Black and gold (and green)

Whether working to protect the James River, documenting wildlife and wild places around the world or transforming Richmond into a safer place for cyclists, Virginia Commonwealth University alumni are making Earth Day every day.

Faculty and Staff Features for April 2017

Faculty and Staff Features for April 2017

Victor Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Sociology in the College of Humanities and Sciences, has been named the Labor and Employment Relations Association 2017 John T. Dunlop Outstanding Scholar, which recognizes important contributions to research that address industrial relations and employment problems of national significance.

Panel to explore “Get Out” and the horror of racism

Panel to explore “Get Out” and the horror of racism

The Department of African American Studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences will host a panel discussion featuring faculty members from across VCU on Tuesday about the hit film “Get Out” and the horror of racism.

Student Features for April 2017

Student Features for April 2017

Andrew Bristow, December 2016 graduate, Master’s in Decision Analytics, School of Business, and classmate Shane Olson placed second in the graduate student paper competition at the 2017 Southeast Decision Sciences Institute meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.

Real Research: Daniel Mohammadi works with zebrafish to unlock clues to fighting cancer

Real Research: Daniel Mohammadi works with zebrafish to unlock clues to fighting cancer

Not many undergraduates can say they have worked alongside top scientists in search of what could cause leukemia at a cellular level. But Daniel Mohammadi, a senior forensic science major who works in the Tombes Lab with mentor Sarah Rothschild, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Biology within the College of Humanities and Sciences, has had this privilege for two years.

Demand drives human trafficking

Demand drives human trafficking

Is human trafficking modern-day slavery? Yes, according to Jessica Willis, executive director of Richmond Justice Initiative.

Engineering student's Fulbright Scholarship takes her to Greece

Engineering student's Fulbright Scholarship takes her to Greece

Lynn Secondo grew up in Ohio and stayed in the Midwest for her undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemical engineering, from Trine University and University of Michigan, respectively. But when it was time for her Ph.D., the 26-year-old decided to head east. She chose the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering because of the opportunities it offered within a smaller department in a large university.

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