Faculty and staff

Tomikia LeGrande, Ed.D. [View Image]

VCU names Tomikia LeGrande as vice president for strategy, enrollment management and student success

LeGrande has served as vice provost for strategic enrollment management at VCU since 2018.

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"Prismatics: Larry Levis & Contemporary American Poetry" compiles extended interviews with 14 prominent contemporary poets. [View Image]

Prominent poets examine state of American poetry, Larry Levis’ legacy in new book

VCU alumna and professor collaborate to share extended interviews from the making of their documentary on Levis’ life and work.

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Cliff Edwards, a founder of VCU’s religious studies program, retires after 45 years

The longtime School of World Studies professor taught a variety of courses in religion and the arts. “The variety and energy of our students made every class session a challenge and an inspiration.”

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Carmenita Higginbotham. [View Image]

Art history scholar named dean of VCU School of the Arts

Carmenita Higginbotham has been a featured scholar and consultant on several documentaries including PBS’ 2015 film on Walt Disney.

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New podcast, ‘Transcripts,’ shares stories and struggles of transgender activists across the U.S.

The podcast from the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project at the University of Minnesota is co-hosted by VCU professor Myrl Beam and Minneapolis City Council member Andrea Jenkins.

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Faculty and staff headlines

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Changes to campus are afoot to protect against COVID-19 — here’s what to expect

Every measure taken is done with one goal in mind: preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Tomikia LeGrande, Ed.D. [View Image]

VCU names Tomikia LeGrande as vice president for strategy, enrollment management and student success

LeGrande has served as vice provost for strategic enrollment management at VCU since 2018.

"Prismatics: Larry Levis & Contemporary American Poetry" compiles extended interviews with 14 prominent contemporary poets. [View Image]

Prominent poets examine state of American poetry, Larry Levis’ legacy in new book

Michael Paarlberg, Ph.D. [View Image]

Q&A with VCU professor Michael Paarlberg, senior Latin America policy adviser for Bernie Sanders’ campaign

With fewer than 100 days to the general election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, Paarlberg said much is at stake when it comes to U.S.-Latin America relations.

Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D. [View Image]

VCU names Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D., senior vice president and CEO, VCU Health System

National leader in injury control, emergency medicine to assume duties in October.

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New survey shows labor market recovery stalling

Real-Time Population Survey provides policymakers with current market data, while Labor Department’s most recent report reflects conditions six weeks ago.

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Massey researchers are studying how the COVID-19 crisis affects bone marrow transplant patients

“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone; however, it has affected cancer patients, particularly bone marrow transplant patients, in a unique way.”

A look at VCU's COVID-19 research efforts [View Image]

A look at VCU's COVID-19 research efforts

From vaccine development to building biobanks to study the virus, researchers have been launching projects to address and assess the impact of the novel coronavirus.

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