Photographs by the director of instructional development for the VCU School of Medicine, featuring close-up views of nature that reveal the magic that is often hidden in plain sight.
This exhibit showcases materials, submitted by archives from around the world, that document the histories and personal stories of LGBT communities. It reveals the various ways in which institutions such as museums and libraries work to capture and preserve these important cultural materials.
James Branch Cabell Library is home of the archives of the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and, as a part of the 100th-anniversary celebration, presents an exhibit of materials from the archives. The archives include everything from photographs and promotional literature to vintage Girl Scouts uniforms.
This National Library of Medicine exhibit explores some of the processes, problems and potential inherent in technologies that use microorganisms for health and commercial purposes. Over the past two centuries, scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques using and modifying life forms like yeast, molds and bacteria to create a host of new therapies and produce better foods and beverages. The exhibition illustrates the history of this dynamic relationship among microbes, medicine, technology and industry, which has spanned centuries.
A traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine highlighting four contemporary pioneer African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence through the education and mentoring of young African Americans pursuing medical careers.
Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences invited submissions of microscopic images from VCU students, faculty and staff. More than 40 images were submitted for consideration, and 24 are featured in this exhibit. Images were analyzed and scored by Scott Henderson, Lara Mabry, Rene Olivares-Navarrete and Ning Zhang on the basis of aesthetic appeal, technical skill and scientific significance. Anders Hånell, Ryan Clohessy and Gireesh Reddy are recipients of prizes and best-in-show honors.