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Beautiful South Africa from summits to sea

Beautiful South Africa from summits to sea

One of the most basic principles of biology is that all life is interconnected. A few lucky Virginia Commonwealth University globe trekkers experienced this firsthand this winter as they hiked, paddled and swam through the wilds and cities of South Africa.

Breaking through barriers to HIV care

Breaking through barriers to HIV care

“Global is local and local is global.” April D. Kimmel, Ph.D., applies this simple, but impactful notion to her work daily as an applied decision scientist.

Study explores teacher morale in Richmond-area schools, makes recommendations to improve it

Study explores teacher morale in Richmond-area schools, makes recommendations to improve it

As teachers across the country feel the burden of an increased workload and report record low levels of morale, a new study by a partnership of Richmond-area school districts and the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University investigated how local teachers feel about their work and makes a number of policy recommendations aimed at boosting teachers’ job satisfaction and morale.

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