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Yes, you should get a flu shot this year

As we — and the pandemic — move into the fall, getting a flu shot can help decrease your risk of other viral infections.

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How organizations and clubs are safely bringing students together during COVID-19

From virtual workshops to Friday night dinners on Zoom, VCU’s student organizations are providing ways “to feel connected in a very disconnected world.”

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What’s the science behind the best cup of joe? Ask a chemical engineer.

First-year students in chemical and life science engineering course gear up for a classroom coffee brewing competition.

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‘Making a positive impact’: An inside look at VCU’s contact tracing efforts

Students and employees — working in a contact tracing unit on campus under the oversight of the Virginia Department of Health — are helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Multimedia artist among those selected for VCU Alumni 10 Under 10 award

Johannes Barfield and the other alumni honorees will be honored in a virtual ceremony Oct. 15.

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Richmond emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic [View Image] Research

Richmond emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic

The increase of 123% occurred during a time when VCU Medical Center was experiencing a lower-than-average number of overall visits.

Yes, you should get a flu shot this year [View Image] Health

Yes, you should get a flu shot this year

As we — and the pandemic — move into the fall, getting a flu shot can help decrease your risk of other viral infections.

How organizations and clubs are safely bringing students together during COVID-19 [View Image] Students

How organizations and clubs are safely bringing students together during COVID-19

From virtual workshops to Friday night dinners on Zoom, VCU’s student organizations are providing ways “to feel connected in a very disconnected world.”

‘Making a positive impact’: An inside look at VCU’s contact tracing efforts [View Image] Faculty and staff

‘Making a positive impact’: An inside look at VCU’s contact tracing efforts

Students and employees — working in a contact tracing unit on campus under the oversight of the Virginia Department of Health — are helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Multimedia artist among those selected for VCU Alumni 10 Under 10 award [View Image] Alumni

Multimedia artist among those selected for VCU Alumni 10 Under 10 award

Johannes Barfield and the other alumni honorees will be honored in a virtual ceremony Oct. 15.

Sidewalk decals and signs put pedestrians at VCU on safe paths [View Image] Community

Sidewalk decals and signs put pedestrians at VCU on safe paths

The new graphics and signs are part of ongoing work at VCU and in Richmond to improve pedestrian and mobility safety.

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