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‘Jim Crow 2.0’: Author Carol Anderson on the historic — and ongoing — suppression of Black voters

Current day policies are designed to systemically suppress African American voter participation in U.S. elections, said Anderson, whose book “One Person, No Vote,” is VCU’s 2020 Common Book.

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The show must go on: Inside VCU’s virtual production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

When social distancing makes a full house impossible, how does a theater production forge on? It takes a cue from business meetings and virtual happy hours, and goes online.

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Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

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Magic fibers: A researcher’s work to create ‘smart fabrics’ that can change color

VCU’s Christina Tang is testing new ways to spin liquid crystals into fibers that could be used in camouflage clothing or to create cleaning wipes that can detect the presence of bacteria.

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VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts

2,200 pounds of supplies are being distributed in the city, which was devastated by an explosion in August.

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Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M [View Image] Research

Sponsored research at VCU hits new all-time high of $335M

Funding rose 8% over the previous year, and has grown by a third over the past decade.

Pharmacy students, VCU Police to host Drug Take Back collection site [View Image] Health

Pharmacy students, VCU Police to host Drug Take Back collection site

Oct. 24 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an event to raise awareness of prescription misuse and abuse and provide a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medications.

The show must go on: Inside VCU’s virtual production of ‘She Kills Monsters’ [View Image] Students

The show must go on: Inside VCU’s virtual production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

When social distancing makes a full house impossible, how does a theater production forge on? It takes a cue from business meetings and virtual happy hours, and goes online.

VCU engineering pioneer appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association [View Image] Faculty and staff

VCU engineering pioneer appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association

Sama Bilbao y León helped make VCU’s nuclear engineering program the most comprehensive in the state. Now she will head one of the nuclear industry’s largest international organizations.

VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts [View Image] Alumni

VCU grads organize to help in Beirut relief efforts

2,200 pounds of supplies are being distributed in the city, which was devastated by an explosion in August.

VCU’s Lynn Pelco, a champion of civic engagement, recognized with national award [View Image] Community

VCU’s Lynn Pelco, a champion of civic engagement, recognized with national award

The associate vice provost for community engagement has been honored for her leadership by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.

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