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Hospital staff observe a moment of silence around the bed of a deceased patient.

Pausing to honor a life

“The Pause” — a moment of silence after the death of a patient — recognizes the humanity of the patients and the health care team trying to save them.

Forum to cover journalism and the opioid epidemic

Forum to cover journalism and the opioid epidemic

Top Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University health experts will discuss how to cover the opioid crisis at a free forum for journalists, student journalists and the public on Nov. 15.

Solidarity Drive at B&N.jpg: Anita Nadal, an assistant professor of Spanish in the School of World Studies, and her service-learning students, with with Harry Pacheco of Barnes and Noble @ VCU, at a children's book event for the Solidarity Drive. (Courtesy photo)

Donations for Richmond-area migrant children to be collected at Common Book talk

A collection drive for migrant children in the Richmond area will culminate Wednesday at a talk by Valeria Luiselli, author of “Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions,” a book about the plight of undocumented children facing deportation from the United States, and Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2018 Common Book.

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