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Promoting diversity in the field of chemistry

In 2019, 67 women graduated from VCU with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry, fifth-most in the nation.

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Experiential learning, long a key piece of a VCU education, is as important as ever

The university has a long history of hands-on learning, and a new digital resource will help students identify new opportunities and showcase their skills and achievements outside the classroom.

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VCU is developing a national model for using analytics to bolster diversity and inclusion

The project is part of the university’s commitment to provide a fair, open and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff.

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‘It just breaks my heart’: VCU Health workers share what it’s like on the front line

In a series of filmed interviews, health care workers describe the emotional toll of COVID-19 and provide an intimate look at what it means to walk in their shoes.

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Weekly calls blossom into friendships between seniors and VCU health sciences students

“It gave us a way to connect with other people in a time when no one is meeting,” said one student of the group’s conversations with Henrico retirees.

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School segregation by race and poverty is deepening in Virginia, report finds [View Image] Research

School segregation by race and poverty is deepening in Virginia, report finds

The report, “School Segregation by Boundary Line in Virginia: Scope, Significance and State Policy Solutions,” was produced by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and Penn State.

How personal tragedy set this former VCU trainee on the path to become a urologic oncologist [View Image] Health

How personal tragedy set this former VCU trainee on the path to become a urologic oncologist

After his grandmother died of cancer, Randy Vince Jr. decided to pursue medicine to address the health care inequalities that exist for African Americans.

Promoting diversity in the field of chemistry [View Image] Students

Promoting diversity in the field of chemistry

In 2019, 67 women graduated from VCU with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry, fifth-most in the nation.

VCU part of $111M cybersecurity manufacturing partnership [View Image] Faculty and staff

VCU part of $111M cybersecurity manufacturing partnership

The five-year agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy and a consortium of 59 member institutions is being led by the University of Texas at San Antonio.

'A drive to be out in the field': How Mirinda Gormley connects research with emergency medicine [View Image] Alumni

'A drive to be out in the field': How Mirinda Gormley connects research with emergency medicine

The VCU epidemiology graduate and emergency medical services provider conducts research on addiction and substance abuse.

New program focuses on expanding mental health professionals’ knowledge to address community needs [View Image] Community

New program focuses on expanding mental health professionals’ knowledge to address community needs

Online continuing education course offerings will develop learners’ understanding of topics to develop a community of learning.

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