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Study: E-cigarettes with a cigarette-like level of nicotine are effective in reducing smoking

The study provides important information for smokers who may be trying to use e-cigarettes as a means to cut down on their smoking habit.

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VCU anticipates high percentage of in-person classes, continued health and safety measures this fall

Both the Monroe Park and MCV campuses will be fully operational, though capacity in most buildings may still need to be reduced, university leaders say.

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Four weeks of havoc: Epilogue, A run for the ages

In the final installment of our series on VCU's miracle run to the 2011 Final Four, the Rams reflect on what they accomplished — and what they created.

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Virtual symposium co-hosted by VCU to shine national spotlight on Virginia’s waterways

Rescheduled from 2020, the River Management Society’s biennial event will celebrate the recovery and adaptive use of local and statewide rivers, streams and creeks.

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Helping the Hispanic community in the midst of the pandemic

Students in the VCU service-learning course Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S. are continuing to make a difference.

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Study: E-cigarettes with a cigarette-like level of nicotine are effective in reducing smoking

The study provides important information for smokers who may be trying to use e-cigarettes as a means to cut down on their smoking habit.

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Wilder School institute playing key role in state’s efforts to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccine

“If we have a relative rate of vaccination that’s aligned with our relative rate of infection and death, that’s a more equitable approach.”

Class of 2021: Portia Newman cares deeply about leadership, education policy and justice [View Image] Students

Class of 2021: Portia Newman cares deeply about leadership, education policy and justice

After a rough start in college, Newman will earn her Ph.D. from VCU this spring. She aspires to promote diversity, community and social justice in education.

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Conspiracy theories are dividing us. How do we talk about them?

Social media groups are allowing people to form strong communities around shared beliefs — even if they aren’t true. To discuss this with loved ones requires a careful approach.

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe [View Image] Alumni

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe

The director of the Disney+ short “Lamp Life” speaks with VCU News about the creativity, humor, endurance and collaboration that goes into creating the characters and worlds we love.

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Virtual symposium co-hosted by VCU to shine national spotlight on Virginia’s waterways

Rescheduled from 2020, the River Management Society’s biennial event will celebrate the recovery and adaptive use of local and statewide rivers, streams and creeks.

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