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Growing greens: Student entrepreneur cultivates food business

An interest in health and nutrition led Trenton Jackson to create Lil’ Sprouts Microgreens. Now his business is providing food access during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Two VCU students named Goldwater Scholars

The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier national scholarship for undergraduate science, technology, engineering and math students.

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‘I’ve never seen anyone do a better job’: Longtime VCU journalism professor Jeff South to retire

South, who taught at VCU for 23 years and led the Capital News Service program for 17, helped instill in students an appreciation for freedom of the press and a focus on getting their work published.

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At the U.S.-Mexico border, a sobering, eye-opening look at immigration

A VCU community service visit to Arizona earlier this semester offered students a chance to move beyond theory and better understand the reality of immigration in the United States.

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Social distancing? VCU Recreational Sports is offering free virtual programming

A new library of programs includes everything from group fitness classes and solo outdoor challenges to escape rooms and eSports tournaments.

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  • Research
    A hypodermic needle and a vial of medication.
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    VCU researchers begin clinical trials on investigational drug therapy for COVID-19
    The trials will test an investigational drug for patients with moderate and severe symptoms of COVID-19 and the virus responsible for the disease, SARS-Cov-2.
  • Health
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    House calls: Telehealth is taking on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic
    At VCU and VCU Health, doctors are seeing a long-term project — to bring health care into our homes — gain traction.
  • Students
    A student business owner speaks to two customers.
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    Growing greens: Student entrepreneur cultivates food business
    An interest in health and nutrition led Trenton Jackson to create Lil’ Sprouts Microgreens. Now his business is providing food access during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Faculty and staff
    Ellis Marsalis seated at a grand piano.
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    In memoriam: VCU faculty remember former colleague Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of jazz’s royal family
    Marsalis’ former VCU colleagues recall a man who was quiet, kind to everyone, loved teaching and who was not impressed by celebrity.
  • Alumni
    Adele McClure.
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    As a child, Adele McClure experienced homelessness. Now she’s working to end it.
    The VCU grad and director of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus is raising awareness of housing issues, including evictions, as she works to improve the lives of those most vulnerable.
  • Community
    Personal protective equipment.
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    Departments in the College of Humanities and Sciences donate protective equipment to VCU Health
    ‘Everyone seems, even if momentarily, uplifted by the idea of helping our colleagues on the MCV campus respond to those that are most vulnerable.’
VCU researchers begin clinical trials on investigational drug therapy for COVID-19 [View Image] Research

VCU researchers begin clinical trials on investigational drug therapy for COVID-19

The trials will test an investigational drug for patients with moderate and severe symptoms of COVID-19 and the virus responsible for the disease, SARS-Cov-2.

House calls: Telehealth is taking on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic [View Image] Health

House calls: Telehealth is taking on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic

At VCU and VCU Health, doctors are seeing a long-term project — to bring health care into our homes — gain traction.

Growing greens: Student entrepreneur cultivates food business [View Image] Students

Growing greens: Student entrepreneur cultivates food business

An interest in health and nutrition led Trenton Jackson to create Lil’ Sprouts Microgreens. Now his business is providing food access during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In memoriam: VCU faculty remember former colleague Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of jazz’s royal family [View Image] Faculty and staff

In memoriam: VCU faculty remember former colleague Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of jazz’s royal family

Marsalis’ former VCU colleagues recall a man who was quiet, kind to everyone, loved teaching and who was not impressed by celebrity.

As a child, Adele McClure experienced homelessness. Now she’s working to end it. [View Image] Alumni

As a child, Adele McClure experienced homelessness. Now she’s working to end it.

The VCU grad and director of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus is raising awareness of housing issues, including evictions, as she works to improve the lives of those most vulnerable.

Departments in the College of Humanities and Sciences donate protective equipment to VCU Health [View Image] Community

Departments in the College of Humanities and Sciences donate protective equipment to VCU Health

‘Everyone seems, even if momentarily, uplifted by the idea of helping our colleagues on the MCV campus respond to those that are most vulnerable.’

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