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Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

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Magic fibers: A researcher’s work to create ‘smart fabrics’ that can change color

VCU’s Christina Tang is testing new ways to spin liquid crystals into fibers that could be used in camouflage clothing or to create cleaning wipes that can detect the presence of bacteria.

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VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts

2,200 pounds of supplies are being distributed in the city, which was devastated by an explosion in August.

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Digitizing the supply network could jump-start America’s ability to produce crucial medicines

A VCU researcher is working on building a targeted portfolio of in-demand medications that includes antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin.

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A Resiliency Garden explores urban agricultural possibilities — and deeper issues

Outside the Institute for Contemporary Art, raised beds, murals, plants and flora have turned a gray parking lot into a field of color.

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Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M [View Image] Research

Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

Pharmacy students, VCU Police to host Drug Take Back collection site [View Image] Health

Pharmacy students, VCU Police to host Drug Take Back collection site

Oct. 24 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an event to raise awareness of prescription misuse and abuse and provide a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medications.

The stories behind the masks [View Image] Students

The stories behind the masks

What motivates VCU students to put on their masks every day?

VCU engineering pioneer appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association [View Image] Faculty and staff

VCU engineering pioneer appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association

Sama Bilbao y León helped make VCU’s nuclear engineering program the most comprehensive in the state. Now she will head one of the nuclear industry’s largest international organizations.

VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts [View Image] Alumni

VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts

2,200 pounds of supplies are being distributed in the city, which was devastated by an explosion in August.

A Resiliency Garden explores urban agricultural possibilities — and deeper issues [View Image] Community

A Resiliency Garden explores urban agricultural possibilities — and deeper issues

Outside the Institute for Contemporary Art, raised beds, murals, plants and flora have turned a gray parking lot into a field of color.

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