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Grace Giampietro teaching in a classroom of students. [View Image]

Gov. Ralph Northam proclaims today ‘RTR Day’

The proclamation recognizes a VCU School of Education program that recruits, trains and supports teachers for four Richmond-area school divisions.

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A sunset view over the James River. [View Image]

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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In memoriam: Thomas Farrell, Dominion Energy CEO and former VCU board member

The longtime Dominion leader served as a member of the VCU Board of Visitors and was a founding trustee of the College of Engineering.

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Project aims to reduce homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth, pregnant and parenting youth

The VCU School of Social Work project aims to address the unique needs of the targeted populations.

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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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Grace Giampietro teaching in a classroom of students. [View Image]

Gov. Ralph Northam proclaims today ‘RTR Day’

The proclamation recognizes a VCU School of Education program that recruits, trains and supports teachers for four Richmond-area school divisions.

doctor administering a vaccine to a patient [View Image]

VCU and VCU Health suspend use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The suspension comes after federal health agencies on Tuesday called for an immediate pause in use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

A sunset view over the James River. [View Image]

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.

.Thomas Farrell. [View Image]

In memoriam: Thomas Farrell, Dominion Energy CEO and former VCU board member

The longtime Dominion leader served as a member of the VCU Board of Visitors and was a founding trustee of the College of Engineering.

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.

Drawing of a collection of facades of houses. [View Image]

Project aims to reduce homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth, pregnant and parenting youth

The VCU School of Social Work project aims to address the unique needs of the targeted populations.

Bernard Means with a 3D-printed ground sloth skull inside of a laboratory. [View Image]

Ice age mammals, beating cancer, and other topics to check out at TEDxVCU this year

The annual event will feature presentations that will inspire you — and one that might send you on a mission to find a mastodon fossil.

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 named 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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