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As another strange semester gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness. (Pam Arnold, University Marketing) [View Image]

Another pandemic semester is about to begin. Here are tips to make it a successful one.

As another strange term gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness.

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A person holding a cell phone displaying the V C U Entry Pass application with the cleared to enter screen for Rodney the Ram. [View Image]

What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

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Akhila Kunuthuru, Jennifer Duong and Sneha Gade. [View Image]

A new group virtually connects VCU student volunteers with local organizations

Virtual Volunteer at VCU has paired hundreds of students with more than a dozen Richmond partners, creating a sense of community in a time of distance.

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A group of people standing. A person wearing a backpack with a sign stating "Long Overdue. Justice + Equality" takes a picture. [View Image]

Poll: Majority say General Assembly special session failed to address systemic racism

Only 14% of Virginians felt that policies passed during the special session confront the issue while 18% feel that they do not address it at all.

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A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the following text: "MLK CELEBRATION 2021 Jan. 17th-23rd" [View Image]

Virtual event on social justice activist Oliver Hill Jr. to kick off MLK Week at VCU

Hill, the son of a famed civil rights attorney, was known for his work with the Southern Initiative Algebra Project, which works to introduce young Black students to mathematics.

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Marcia Chatelain. [View Image]

Author of ‘Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America’ to deliver Black History Month Lecture

Marcia Chatelain, a professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University, will speak at a VCU virtual event Feb. 3.

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As another strange semester gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness. (Pam Arnold, University Marketing) [View Image]

Another pandemic semester is about to begin. Here are tips to make it a successful one.

As another strange term gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness.

A person holding a cell phone displaying the V C U Entry Pass application with the cleared to enter screen for Rodney the Ram. [View Image]

What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

Akhila Kunuthuru, Jennifer Duong and Sneha Gade. [View Image]

A new group virtually connects VCU student volunteers with local organizations

Virtual Volunteer at VCU has paired hundreds of students with more than a dozen Richmond partners, creating a sense of community in a time of distance.

Drawing of a person using a laptop computer. [View Image]

Entry Pass, vaccines, virtual classes: What you need to know as the spring semester approaches

VCU’s spring term will look a lot different. Here are key dates and changes to keep in mind.

A group of people standing. A person wearing a backpack with a sign stating "Long Overdue. Justice + Equality" takes a picture. [View Image]

Poll: Majority say General Assembly special session failed to address systemic racism

Only 14% of Virginians felt that policies passed during the special session confront the issue while 18% feel that they do not address it at all.

A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the following text: "MLK CELEBRATION 2021 Jan. 17th-23rd" [View Image]

Virtual event on social justice activist Oliver Hill Jr. to kick off MLK Week at VCU

Hill, the son of a famed civil rights attorney, was known for his work with the Southern Initiative Algebra Project, which works to introduce young Black students to mathematics.

All VCU spring semester classes will begin virtually, except in instances where a student is involved in clinical and field placements, practica, co-ops, internships and other work-related experiential learning activities. (Allen Jones, University Marketing) [View Image]

VCU to open spring semester on virtual class schedule

The university hopes to resume in-person instruction on or before March 8.

Marcia Chatelain. [View Image]

Author of ‘Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America’ to deliver VCU Libraries’ 2021 Black History Month Lecture

Marcia Chatelain, a professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University, will speak at a VCU virtual event Feb. 3.

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