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Left, Savannah-Zhané Jolley. Top right: Jolley and her mother, Louise. Bottom right: Jolley's celebrates getting an "A" on a research paper. [View Image]

Class of 2021: A mysterious illness couldn’t derail Savannah-Zhané Jolley’s journey to a VCU degree

Headaches and memory loss nearly derailed her final years of school. But thanks to her mother, the Department of Political Science and her own perseverance, Jolley will graduate this month.

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Class of 2021: Alexia Brown is on a mission to learn – and make the world a better place

“I want something that’s going to make me want to get up in the morning, no matter how exhausted I am, with an energy that says, ‘I gotta go. I gotta go do my work.’ … There’s so much work to do.”

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Christina Gordon, a VCU dental student, holds a model of human teeth wearing braces. [View Image]

For patients with braces, flossing teeth is a pain. A VCU student’s invention could make it easier.

Christina Gordon’s device, the Proxy-Flosser, could ease the daily cleaning routine of those who wear braces. Her invention is one of five that has received funding from VCU’s Commercialization Fund.

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Shrunken worlds, reconfigured spaces: How the pandemic is altering interior design

VCU’s interior design professors and students are responding to COVID-19 through unique assignments and structural adjustments. Their efforts are a window to changes and challenges to the industry.

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Nursing students and faculty have created a call center to get COVID-19 patients home sooner

At the COVID-19 Patient Education Initiative, nursing students contact COVID-19 patients to prepare them to return home, reducing ‘phone tag’ between VCU Health nurses, social workers and patients.

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VCU, Penn State researchers shed light on racial, economic segregation in Virginia schools [View Image] Research

VCU, Penn State researchers shed light on racial, economic segregation in Virginia schools

The researchers also reveal extensive racial, ethnic and socioeconomic gaps in AP course-taking among Virginia’s high school students.

For patients with braces, flossing teeth is a pain. A VCU student’s invention could make it easier. [View Image] Health

For patients with braces, flossing teeth is a pain. A VCU student’s invention could make it easier.

Christina Gordon’s device, the Proxy-Flosser, could ease the daily cleaning routine of those who wear braces. Her invention is one of five that has received funding from VCU’s Commercialization Fund.

Class of 2021: A mysterious illness couldn’t derail Savannah-Zhané Jolley’s journey to a VCU degree [View Image] Students

Class of 2021: A mysterious illness couldn’t derail Savannah-Zhané Jolley’s journey to a VCU degree

Headaches and memory loss nearly derailed her final years of school. But thanks to her mother, the Department of Political Science and her own perseverance, Jolley will graduate this month.

Professor to explore ‘emotional code switching’ among African American youth [View Image] Faculty and staff

Professor to explore ‘emotional code switching’ among African American youth

Psychology professor Fantasy Lozada received an NSF CAREER award to study emotion regulatory flexibility among African American youth, which helps them to protect against racism.

School of Medicine speaker series offers students a sense of connection and a glimpse of the future [View Image] Alumni

School of Medicine speaker series offers students a sense of connection and a glimpse of the future

“Who We Are,” a series of events featuring VCU medical school graduates, kicked off in February to bolster experiential learning during COVID-19.

A majority of Virginia parents are willing to have their children vaccinated [View Image] Community

A majority of Virginia parents are willing to have their children vaccinated

New VCU Wilder School poll shows more than 60% of parents will support.

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