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Arts & culture

VCU professor's documentary explores the first psychiatric facility for African Americans and the history of scientific racism

Shawn Utsey’s latest film, “The Central Lunatic Asylum for the Colored Insane,” about what is now called Central State Hospital premiered at the Afrikana Film Festival in Richmond this month.

Campus & community

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New Student Health medical director discusses COVID, monkeypox and other current challenges

Research & discovery

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Adults who misused alcohol as teens report dissatisfaction and poor health in midlife, study finds

Student success

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VCU School of Nursing receives largest gift in school’s history to fund student scholarships

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Arts & culture

Joshua Boone entered college with a plan to fail — now he’s starring in Tyler Perry’s ‘A Jazzman’s Blues’

The VCUarts alum will play Bayou, a singer in the 1940s, in a part that Perry originally wrote for himself 25 years ago.

Student success

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Student wins award for nuclear reactor safety research

Health & medicine

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Virginia’s primary care workforce is up to 25% smaller than previous estimates, new VCU-led study suggests

Student success

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Paul Massawe’s ‘mission impossible’ life is a story of perseverance

From VCU Alumni

University news

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VCU named among the most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Campus & community

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VCU recognized as a Diversity Champion for the fourth straight year

Campus & community

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Meet-a-Ram: Rebecca Halligan, who helps develop VCU’s student leaders