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VCU to launch home page redesign this fall

VCU to launch home page redesign this fall

Virginia Commonwealth University’s home page — vcu.edu — is often referred to as the university’s digital front door. And all front doors eventually need some TLC — whether it’s new paint, new hardware or a whole new style.

Faculty and Staff Features for July 2017

Faculty and Staff Features for July 2017

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Sociology, College of Humanities and Sciences, has been selected as the 2017 Distinguished Feminist Activist by Sociologists for Women in Society.

New free community series brings VCU experts to Regency Square

New free community series brings VCU experts to Regency Square

From family-team building to a discussion about the impact of opioids in the Richmond region, VCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is bringing experts to the community through a free series of events at Regency Square this summer and fall.

Fraternity award extends an engineering student’s legacy

Fraternity award extends an engineering student’s legacy

Dillon Hensley completed his bachelor of science in physics with help from a program named for an outstanding engineering student: the Chris Ducic Scholarship. Hensley is the first recipient of this award, which was established by VCU’s Triangle Fraternity, a social fraternity for science, engineering and architecture students.

Student features for July 2017

Student features for July 2017

Aaron Lam, senior, Department of Nuclear Engineering, School of Engineering and Nicholus Radcliffe, senior, Department of Nuclear Engineering, School of Engineering, have each been awarded $7,500 through the U.S. Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy University Program.

Massey Cancer Center re-designated by the National Cancer Institute

Massey Cancer Center re-designated by the National Cancer Institute

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, the state’s first cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, has renewed its NCI designation for the 42nd year. The prestigious distinction was given to Massey for demonstrating superior capabilities in cancer education and in researching new and better cancer treatments as well as methods for prevention, detection and survivorship.

VCU trauma education clinicians appointed as international faculty to teach in Australia

VCU trauma education clinicians appointed as international faculty to teach in Australia

After successfully hosting a group of students from Australian Catholic University last year, members of the VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education (CTCCE) are now heading there to teach Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) in a two-day intense trauma course. Upon completion of the course, attendees receive a National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians-sponsored certification.

Painting the town fashion

Painting the town fashion

Sometimes the best way to tell a story is with a picture. Students in the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising have painted a mural on the side of the former Urban Farmhouse building, on the corner of Broad and Gilmer streets. The mural shows three women dressed in stylish denim outfits.

VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

VCU Health to host Facebook Live interview series on opioid epidemic

Overdose deaths in the United States involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ninety-one Americans die daily from an opioid overdose and more than 1,000 are treated daily in emergency departments for not using prescription opioids as directed.

Veterans process trauma through camaraderie and art

Veterans process trauma through camaraderie and art

Marine veteran Richard Casper survived four separate IED explosions and suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in Iraq. When he came home, he struggled to adjust, until he found an outlet through art and music.

American Civil War Museum sells building to VCU Health System

American Civil War Museum sells building to VCU Health System

In preparation for consolidating its entire collection to its Historic Tredegar location, the American Civil War Museum has sold its museum building and part of its land at 1201 E. Clay St. to the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.

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