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Ilya Kaminsky wins 23rd annual Levis Reading Prize for ‘Deaf Republic’

The prize is awarded for the best first or second book of poetry published in the previous calendar year and honors the memory of the poet Larry Levis.

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Reimagined Monument Avenue could ‘reflect on our past and point our way to a more equitable future'

For Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Michael Paul Williams, the idea that the monuments would one day be toppled once seemed implausible.

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With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach

The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.

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Community partnership gives elementary school students a glimpse into the world of engineering

Through the Engineering in Vision program, the VCU College of Engineering is connecting virtually with fourth- and fifth-graders and showcasing different labs in the college.

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John Englehardt's debut novel tells the aftermath story of a shooting at a fictional southern university. (Courtesy photos) [View Image]

John Englehardt wins the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for ‘Bloomland’

The author's debut novel tells the aftermath story of a shooting at a fictional southern university.

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Getting the facts about COVID-19 to the African American faith community

Robert Winn, the director of VCU Massey Cancer Center, takes a community-minded approach to health care.

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Community headlines

A book cover with "Deaf Republic" and "Ilya Kaminsky" listed on the left. A portrait of Ilya Kaminsky is on the right. [View Image]

Ilya Kaminsky wins 23rd annual Levis Reading Prize for ‘Deaf Republic’

The prize is awarded for the best first or second book of poetry published in the previous calendar year and honors the memory of the poet Larry Levis.

overhead image of graffiti on the Robert E. Lee statue on Richmond's Monument Avenue. [View Image]

A reimagined Monument Avenue could ‘reflect on our past and point our way to a more equitable future’

For Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Michael Paul Williams, the idea that the monuments would one day be toppled once seemed implausible.

Volunteers on a boat dump oyster shells into a river. [View Image]

With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach

The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.

VCU Board of Visitors, VCU Health System Board of Directors to meet electronically July 29 [View Image]

VCU Board of Visitors, VCU Health System Board of Directors to meet electronically July 29

A front door to a home with a sign saying "Eviction Notice." [View Image]

As eviction moratoriums lift, RVA Eviction Lab expands to Hopewell, Petersburg and Hampton Roads

Digital drawing of a garden behind the ICA at VCU. [View Image]

ICA at VCU announces July reopening, fall exhibitions and launch of collaborative public programs

Fall season kicks off with a national collaboration exploring the notion of “Commonwealth” and featuring new artist commissions, print/digital publication and community programs.

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How VCU alumnus Tom Brickman carved himself into Richmond’s art, design, music and food scenes

The designer and builder has sculpted a career so varied, with projects for so many recognizable local clients, that it is sometimes hard to define … until you ask him to define it for you.

A person holds a digital tablet as another person assists. [View Image]

Community partnership gives elementary school students a glimpse into the world of engineering

Through the Engineering in Vision program, the VCU College of Engineering is connecting virtually with fourth- and fifth-graders and showcasing different labs in the college.

View more »