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VCU hosts public seminar on evidence-based addiction prevention strategies

VCU hosts public seminar on evidence-based addiction prevention strategies

Earlier this month, the U.S. surgeon general released a report on alcohol, drugs, and health, declaring drug and alcohol addiction a public health crisis in the U.S. Less than a week later, Virginia’s state health commissioner declared opioid addiction a public health emergency in the state.

VCU Board of Visitors to meet Dec. 8 and 9

VCU Board of Visitors to meet Dec. 8 and 9

The Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors has scheduled committee and full board meetings on Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9, on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus in the James Branch Cabell Library, 901 Park Ave., Richmond, Virginia.

Faculty and Staff Features for November 2016

Faculty and Staff Features for November 2016

The Center for Innovative Technology has made a substantial investment in research commercialization initiatives in the School of Engineering and School of Pharmacy.

Common threads

Common threads

Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao, Ph.D., is not afraid to go out of his comfort zone for the sake of students.

VCU Libraries launches digital exhibit of materials related to the Encampment for Citizenship

VCU Libraries launches digital exhibit of materials related to the Encampment for Citizenship

VCU Libraries has launched a digital gallery of its collection of documents, correspondence, photographs, artwork and memorabilia related to the Encampment for Citizenship, a summer camp experience launched after World War II to bring together young people from diverse backgrounds and encourage democratic citizenship, community service, activism and leadership.

Professor’s new book helps children better understand dementia

Professor’s new book helps children better understand dementia

Paul Gerber, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the School of Education and former Ruth Harris Professor of Dyslexia Studies, has authored a children’s book illustrated by his wife, Veronica Geran Gerber, which serves as a vehicle for discussion and understanding of loved ones who suffer from dementia.

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