Faculty and staff

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'Think on This': madison moore on merging art, music and academics

The assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies talks about being a DJ, and how it informs and influences his work in the classroom.

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Marilyn Miller, crime scene guru and founding forensic science faculty member, retires

Miller, an associate professor in the VCU Department of Forensic Science, has been a driving force in legitimizing scientific analysis as a sub-discipline of crime scene investigation.

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Thomas Barker, first dean of VCU College of Health Professions, dies at 90

A leader at VCU for nearly 30 years, Barker spent his life serving others in education, health care and the military, bringing people together to improve the lives of students and patients.

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Department of Veterans Affairs honors VCU researcher for pioneering traumatic brain injury research

David Cifu’s work in the field includes leading two federally funded projects to address the long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury in military service personnel and veterans.

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New book co-edited by a VCU professor offers a more inclusive understanding of the Arab diaspora

Mariam Alkazemi’s “Arab Worlds Beyond the Middle East and North Africa,” celebrates the achievements and acknowledges the challenges of new communities built by the Arab diaspora around the world.

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Faculty and staff headlines

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‘Your order is ready’: Curbside pickup and delivery skyrocketed during the pandemic. It could lead to permanent consumer changes.

An increase in these services from retailers, restaurants and grocery stores could mean a shift in how we shop.

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'Think on This': madison moore on merging art, music and academics

The assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies talks about being a DJ, and how it informs and influences his work in the classroom.

Marilyn T. Miller, Ed.D. [View Image]

Marilyn Miller, crime scene guru and founding forensic science faculty member, retires

For the past 20 years, Miller, an associate professor in the VCU Department of Forensic Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences, has been a driving force in legitimizing scientific analysis as a sub-discipline of crime scene investigation.

VCU leaders on Monday announced that students taking classes this fall will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. (Kevin Morley, University Marketing) [View Image]

VCU will require students to get COVID-19 vaccine for fall semester

Virginia Commonwealth University will require students taking classes this fall to be vaccinated against COVID-19, university leaders announced Monday.

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Cities worldwide took space for cars and gave it to people during the pandemic. Will it stick?

From slow streets to parklets, quick retrofits of public (and sometimes private) space rapidly expanded in response to COVID-19. While some changes are temporary, others could become permanent.

Thomas Barker, Ph.D., standing to be recognized by attendees of an event. [View Image]

Thomas Barker, first dean of VCU College of Health Professions, dies at 90

A leader at VCU for nearly 30 years, Barker spent his life serving others in education, health care and the military, bringing people together to improve the lives of students and patients.

David Cifu with Kevin Sickinger and Joe Montanari. [View Image]

Department of Veterans Affairs honors VCU researcher for pioneering traumatic brain injury research

David Cifu’s work in the field includes leading two federally funded projects to address the long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury in military service personnel and veterans.

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What was COVID-19’s impact on mental health, well-being and substance use early in the pandemic?

Research shows that those with a history of adverse childhood experiences were more likely to bear a heavier burden during the pandemic’s initial surge.

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