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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.

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Students strengthen community’s COVID-19 response with contact tracing, testing site assistance

VCU health sciences students are volunteering with the Virginia Department of Health’s Medical Reserve Corps.

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Syeda Fatima, a junior biology major, is a recipient of the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Photo by Thomas Kojcsich, University Marketing. [View Image]

‘I never imagined to be where I am today’: VCU student selected for prestigious NIH scholarship

Syeda Fatima came to the United States from Pakistan in late 2016. Now Fatima has been named the recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the National Institutes of Health.

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Student selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Virginia Commonwealth University rising senior Matt Tessema has been selected to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institutes.

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VCU biology major’s passion for medicine, science and research leads to prestigious NIH scholarship

Anirban Mahanty is the third VCU undergraduate in four years to receive the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Student headlines

A person laying down tape on the floor of a classroom. [View Image]

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.

A person wearing a pair of glasses, a mask and medical scrubs. [View Image]

Students strengthen community’s COVID-19 response with contact tracing, testing site assistance

VCU health sciences students are volunteering with the Virginia Department of Health’s Medical Reserve Corps.

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.

Syeda Fatima, a junior biology major, is a recipient of the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Photo by Thomas Kojcsich, University Marketing. [View Image]

‘I never imagined to be where I am today’: VCU student selected for prestigious NIH scholarship

Syeda Fatima came to the United States from Pakistan in late 2016 and enrolled at Northern Virginia Community College before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University. Now Fatima has been named the recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the National Institutes of Health.

Matt Tessema. [View Image]

Student selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

Virginia Commonwealth University rising senior Matt Tessema has been selected to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institutes.

Anirban Mahanty. [View Image]

VCU biology major’s passion for medicine, science and research leads to prestigious NIH scholarship

Anirban Mahanty is the third VCU undergraduate in four years to receive the highly competitive NIH Undergraduate Scholarship.

Cliff Edwards, Ph.D., inside an office. [View Image]

Beloved professor 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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VCU to launch new minor in education this fall

The minor will provide undergraduates across disciplines the opportunity to learn more about the teaching profession.

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