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A day in the life of a VCU Health resident

What is it like to go to a health system every day to train as a future surgeon? Ashley Matthew, a first-year urology intern, explains.

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A portrait of Elizabeth Rush with the cover of the book "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore." [View Image]

VCU’s next Common Book is ‘Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore’

The 2018 book exploring climate change and sea level rise will be read by first-year VCU students and the university community.

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VCU will resume in-person and hybrid classes beginning March 4

The decision is based on several factors, VCU President Michael Rao said, including an examination of COVID-19 positivity rates and a review of isolation space on campus.

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Megan Siepka’s senior capstone project, “A Cleansing in Three Acts,” is an exploration of concepts of isolation and connection. (Courtesy Megan Siepka) [View Image]

From stage to screen, performers are adapting during the pandemic

Students and instructors at the VCU School of the Arts have changed how they create new productions and reach audiences. Some of those changes are here to stay.

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Meet the researchers who met with first lady Jill Biden [View Image] Research

Meet the researchers who met with first lady Jill Biden

VCU Massey Cancer Center scientists shared their advances in the fight against cancer and their knowledge about how health disparities intersect with pancreatic, cervical and other cancers.

First lady Jill Biden tours VCU’s Massey Cancer Center [View Image] Health

First lady Jill Biden tours VCU’s Massey Cancer Center

The visit with scientists, doctors and community leaders focused on community collaboration efforts aimed at health disparities and cutting-edge cancer research.

VCU’s new STEM building is beginning to take shape [View Image] Students

VCU’s new STEM building is beginning to take shape

Steel beams for the building will be delivered next week. The project at the site of the old Franklin Street Gym will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Reconstructing the crime scene [View Image] Faculty and staff

Reconstructing the crime scene

How do you transform a forensic science lab meant for in-person instruction into a successful virtual experience? With lots of creativity and a heavy dose of technology.

Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others [View Image] Alumni

Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others

The VCU alumna and chair of the Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project, will receive the VCU history department’s highest honor for graduate alumni March 18.

A conga drum, an empty gym and Dave Matthews Band: The founding of Ezibu Muntu African Dance Company [View Image] Community

A conga drum, an empty gym and Dave Matthews Band: The founding of Ezibu Muntu African Dance Company

The longtime Richmond dance group, now in its 48th year, traces its beginnings to a small group of VCU students and their dedicated instructor.

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