Faculty and staff

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New Psychiatry chair is driven by a passion for improving child and adolescent mental health

Robert Findling wants to debunk stigma and enhance access to treatment for young people. “I refuse to believe that any child should be written off.”

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Virginia’s recognition of Juneteenth a ‘step in the right direction,’ VCU history professor says

The state celebrating the holiday “should signal the beginning of increased efforts to address our nation’s legacy of racial inequality.”

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Vonesh receives River Management Society’s outstanding contribution award

The award recognizes contributions at the national or regional level to the nonprofit organization that supports professionals who study, protect and manage North America’s rivers.

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Keeping our campus going

While the rest of the university went remote, these employees continued showing up to keep things running during the coronavirus pandemic.

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VCU professors’ study aims to encourage actions to protect the James River

Public relations and advertising faculty have received a grant to examine how digital media messaging could more effectively promote public action to improve the river’s water quality.

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Faculty and staff headlines

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Is it possible to halt the coronavirus’ infection cycle? A VCU study is exploring the possibility.

“If we can find ways to prevent the virus from getting into cells in the first place, we might be able to prevent people from becoming infected.”

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Study reveals new magnetic process that can lead to more energy-efficient memory in computers and other devices

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Los Angeles have made an important advance that could lead to more energy efficient magnetic memory storage components for computers and other devices.

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How has COVID-19 affected VCU international students from China? And how can they be better supported?

A study by School of Education professor Yaoying Xu is investigating the particular challenges faced by Chinese college students studying in the U.S.

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‘Everyone at the table’: VCU media lab works to improve health communications

With science changing rapidly, the need for clear, accurate messages regarding public health is crucial, said Jeanine Guidry, who runs the Media+Health Lab.

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Employment continues to rebound, new survey shows

The net increase is being driven primarily by individuals working for a new employer, as opposed to returning to former employers.

woman consoling young child [View Image]

New Psychiatry chair is driven by a passion for improving child and adolescent mental health

Robert Findling wants to debunk stigma and enhance access to treatment for young people. “I refuse to believe that any child should be written off.”

A person speaking at a press conference with other attendees standing beside them. [View Image]

Virginia’s recognition of Juneteenth a ‘step in the right direction,’ VCU history professor says

The state celebrating the holiday “should signal the beginning of increased efforts to address our nation’s legacy of racial inequality.”

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In letter to VCU community, university leaders announce shift in public safety model

"Through a series of targeted reforms and community involvement, VCU will forge a new transdisciplinary model for campus safety and wellness with the goal of addressing and promoting health equity."

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