An alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University will go primetime next month as one of the contestants on the next season of “The Bachelor,” vying for the heart of 26-year-old former NFL star Colton Underwood.
Bol Gai Deng (B.A.’08/GPA) is running for president of South Sudan, but no one can say when the election is or whether it will happen at all.
By Erica Naone Juk “J” Ting, D.O. (B.S.’90/H&S), 49, insists he’s an “average Joe.” Coming from a Virginia Commonwealth University alumnus who’s both a practicing physician and an airline pilot, the claim is a bit hard to swallow. Ting worked as a stadium doctor at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for 11 years. His passion […]
Multitalented artist and writer Christine Stoddard (B.A.’12/A; B.A.’12/H&S; Cert.’12/B) will be taking over our Instagram account this Monday.
Michele Young-Stone (B.A.’92/H&S; M.T.’95/E; M.F.A.’05/A) could not have known it at the time, but the inspiration for her third novel came from a beach trip she took more than 30 years ago. “I was 16. My best friend and I went on vacation to the Outer Banks and we met these boys from Minnesota who were […]
By Julie Young His stomach was in knots, and he stumbled over the words he had so carefully rehearsed. But at 2:50 p.m. April 21, with an assist from James Branch Cabell Library’s 400-foot digital screen, Osman Malik (B.S.’15/B) pulled off a surprise proposal to his longtime girlfriend, Faria Ahmed (B.S.’15/H&S), on the Virginia Commonwealth […]
Have you heard the story of how in the summer of 1935 Richmond was enthralled by reports of a monster named “Elmer” that was thumping under the floorboards and behind the walls of a Grace Street row house on what is now Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus? How about when a lion, “Tricky Gilbert,” escaped from […]
By Anthony Langley (B.S.’16/MC) Patricia Turpin (B.S.’17/H&S; B.S.’17/LS) credits her high school math teacher, Mr. Kaiser, for teaching her to appreciate the certainty that came with math and science. “When I’d write an English essay, there was always room for answers to be partially correct,” she says. “But with math, there was always one true […]