Alumni

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Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others

The VCU alumna and chair of the Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project, will receive the VCU history department’s highest honor for graduate alumni March 18.

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Hidden In Plain Site founders Dean Browell, Dontrese Brown and David Waltenbaugh standing in an empty field [View Image]

Hidden In Plain Site: An emotional virtual experience explores Richmond’s Black history

The immersive web project, created by a small team with connections to Richmond and VCU, transports viewers back in time to explore stories of the Black experience.

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Brandcenter alumni reach ‘the pinnacle of advertising’ with Super Bowl LV spots

The creators of Sunday’s ads faced new challenges because of the pandemic, including figuring out logistically how to make their commercials from afar.

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Women are changing the advertising industry, and it’s leading to better, more authentic ads

As another Super Bowl comes and goes, a VCU Robertson School panel says improving gender diversity in advertising is leading to better storytelling and more opportunities for underrepresented voices.

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Two VCU grads named to list of inspiring Black scientists

Tiffany Rolle and Nisan Hubbard have been recognized by the website Cell Mentor. Both honed their research skills through VCU’s Center on Health Disparities.

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Alumni headlines

Ana Edwards. [View Image]

Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others

The VCU alumna and chair of the Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project, will receive the VCU history department’s highest honor for graduate alumni March 18.

Hidden In Plain Site founders Dean Browell, Dontrese Brown and David Waltenbaugh standing in an empty field [View Image]

Hidden In Plain Site: An emotional virtual experience explores Richmond’s Black history

The immersive web project, created by a small team with connections to Richmond and VCU, transports viewers back in time to explore stories of the Black experience.

A group of researchers stands on a frozen block of ice in the Arctic. A helicopter sits nearby with various pieces of equipment. [View Image]

VCU alumni to share stories of their Canadian Arctic expedition at documentary film premiere

A screening of the film “Frozen Obsession” and the accompanying discussion about the Northwest Passage Project will serve as the official kickoff to the RVA Environmental Film Festival on Feb. 12.

actor Brad Garrett standing over a sandwich wrapper in an advertisement for Jimmy John's sandwiches [View Image]

Brandcenter alumni reach ‘the pinnacle of advertising’ with Super Bowl LV spots

The creators of Sunday’s ads faced new challenges because of the pandemic, including figuring out logistically how to make their commercials from afar.

People sitting at a table at a meeting. [View Image]

Women are changing the advertising industry, and it’s leading to better, more authentic ads

As another Super Bowl comes and goes, a VCU Robertson School panel says improving gender diversity in advertising is leading to better storytelling and more opportunities for underrepresented voices.

Images of various works of art. [View Image]

Art goes virtual at annual Black Lives Matter show

The Black Lives Matter RVA Art Show features works from dozens of artists that highlight inclusivity and racial justice.

Tiffany Rolle and Nisan Hubbard. [View Image]

Two VCU grads named to list of inspiring Black scientists

Tiffany Rolle and Nisan Hubbard have been recognized by the website Cell Mentor. Both honed their research skills through VCU’s Center on Health Disparities.

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The stories of the year

The pandemic. The protests. Stories of heartbreak, resilience, creativity and joy. Here are the VCU News stories of 2020.

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