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VCU Libraries’ Freedom Now Project to air on PBS history program

More than 250 photographs from VCU’s collection document civil rights protests in Farmville, Virginia, and how people responded to the protesters.

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VCU School of Education launches center focused on K-12 STEM education

The Center for Innovation in STEM Education will focus on serving underrepresented populations in Richmond-area school districts.

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Keith Knight delivered this year's VCU Libraries' Black History Month Lecture. (Julia Rendleman, University Marketing) [View Image]

Comic artist combines autobiographical comics and social commentary to examine racial inequality.

Award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight used humor to address serious issues in his cartoon slideshow “Red, White, Black and Blue: Documenting America’s Racial Illiteracy,” on Tuesday.

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Puppy Love

Dogs on Call delivered special treats at VCU Health and the University Student Commons ahead of Valentine’s Day.

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Leni Sorensen, Ph.D. [View Image]

At VCU, a culinary historian describes the human costs of serving meals to early Virginia elites

Speaking at Tompkins-McCaw Library, Leni Sorensen, Ph.D., used a meal in 1796 to illustrate eating traditions that were only possible because of enslaved labor.

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Activism, equity, basketball: Charles McLeod and the start of VCU’s first black student organization

50 years after he and classmates formed Students for Afro-American Philosophy, McLeod — VCU’s first black basketball player — reflects on why he fought for change.

A group of protestors outside a grocery store. [View Image]

VCU Libraries’ Freedom Now Project to air on PBS history program

More than 250 photographs from VCU’s collection document civil rights protests in Farmville, Virginia, and how people responded to the protesters.

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‘Zenith,’ VCUarts 2020 fashion show, will feature many firsts

The show will include original music and garments for a variety of body types.

Leroy M. Bray Jr. being arrested for trespassing on Feb. 22 1960. [View Image]

‘They knew what was right’: A restaurant sit-in and the story of the Richmond 34

A new book, written by VCU and Virginia Union University professors, tells the story of the VUU students who took a stand during the civil rights movement.

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Author of ‘Gay on God’s Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities’ to speak at VCU

Jonathan Coley, Ph.D., author of the award-winning 2018 book “Gay on God’s Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities,” will give a talk at Virginia Commonwealth University.

A child looks at a rolling ball sculpture. [View Image]

VCU School of Education launches center focused on K-12 STEM education

The Center for Innovation in STEM Education will focus on serving underrepresented populations in Richmond-area school districts.

Keith Knight delivered this year's VCU Libraries' Black History Month Lecture. (Julia Rendleman, University Marketing) [View Image]

Comic artist combines autobiographical comics and social commentary to examine racial inequality.

Award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight used humor to address serious issues in his cartoon slideshow, “Red, White, Black and Blue: Documenting America’s Racial Illiteracy,” at the Virginia Commonwealth University annual Black History Month Lecture on Tuesday.

A golden retriever is petted by a person. [View Image]

Puppy Love

Dogs on Call delivered special treats at VCU Health and the University Student Commons ahead of Valentine’s Day.

View more »