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Four weeks of havoc: Epilogue, A run for the ages [View Image]

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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VCU student Kevin Armas Rodas in conversation with a young mother holding a baby. [View Image]

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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birds-eye view overtop the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond. The monument is covered in graffiti [View Image]

Podcast by VCU students on graffiti-covered Confederate monuments a finalist in NPR national contest

The podcast, “When Time Slows Down,” is one of 10 finalists in the NPR Student Podcast Challenge: College Edition. Winners will be featured in segments on “Morning Edition” or “All Things Considered.”

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March 2020 to Jan 2021 Excess Deaths map: A 50-state analysis of excess deaths by a team of VCU researchers found Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Arizona, Alabama, Louisiana, South Dakota, New Mexico, North Dakota and Ohio had the highest rates of excess deaths during the last 10 months of 2020, among other findings. [View Image]

U.S. deaths normally change less than 2% each year. In 2020, they rose nearly 23%.

Black Americans experienced highest per capita excess death rates, while regional surges contributed to higher excess death rates from COVID-19 and other causes, a VCU-led JAMA study finds.

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U.S. deaths normally change less than 2% each year. In 2020, they rose nearly 23%. [View Image] Research

U.S. deaths normally change less than 2% each year. In 2020, they rose nearly 23%.

Black Americans experienced highest per capita excess death rates, while regional surges contributed to higher excess death rates from COVID-19 and other causes, a VCU-led JAMA study finds.

Wilder School institute playing key role in state’s efforts to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccine [View Image] Health

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.”

Being here: Videos, photos and virtual tours provide an in-depth look at campus [View Image] Students

Being here: Videos, photos and virtual tours provide an in-depth look at campus

With virtual Preview Week for accepted students scheduled to take place next week, we’ve gathered various resources to explore VCU’s campus from the comfort of home.

Conspiracy theories are dividing us. How do we talk about them? [View Image] Faculty and staff

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.

Virtual symposium co-hosted by VCU to shine national spotlight on Virginia’s waterways [View Image] Community

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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