Faculty and staff

L. Douglas Wilder takes the oath of office during his 1990 inauguration. [View Image]

VCU, VUU celebrate 30th anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder’s inauguration as Virginia’s 66th governor

Wilder’s historic campaign drew the attention of the world and “contributed to the demographic diversity that has transformed Virginia.”

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John Bigbee pictured inside the VCU School of Medicine. [View Image]

For students of nationally recognized School of Medicine educator, ‘he has their interests at heart’

Histology professor John Bigbee is among four educators nationwide receiving this year’s Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award.

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Carmenita Higginbotham. [View Image]

‘A key cultural and social moment’: A conversation with new VCUarts dean Carmenita Higginbotham

As she steps into her new role at VCU, Higginbotham discusses her research, her path to academia, Disney, and how she challenges students to seek out unasked questions.

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A statue of Charles Darwin. [View Image]

‘Survival of the fit’: A VCU professor’s new book calls for a shift in how we think about evolution

“The Major Metaphors of Evolution: Darwinism Then and Now,” aims to address some of mankind’s most urgent problems by bringing back some of the complexity in Charles Darwin’s original arguments.

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An overhead photo of Ray Shepherd speaking at the podium during VCU's annual Faculty Convocation event. [View Image]

‘They make learning real’: VCU honors six faculty with distinguished awards

Spanning different fields of study and expertise, the honorees say collaboration and making connections with students are the keys to success.

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Faculty and staff headlines

The Trump Administration's banning of TikTok should be viewed in the context of the larger trade dispute between the U.S. and China, according to Marcus Messner, Ph.D., director of the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture. (Getty Images) [View Image]

‘Very drastic’: What will be the impact of the Trump administration’s TikTok ban?

The Trump administration on Friday announced that it was banning the Chinese-owned TikTok from U.S. mobile app stores and was forbidding companies from hosting the short-form mobile video platform in the U.S.

L. Douglas Wilder takes the oath of office during his 1990 inauguration. [View Image]

VCU, VUU celebrate 30th anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder’s inauguration as Virginia’s 66th governor

Wilder’s historic campaign drew the attention of the world and “contributed to the demographic diversity that has transformed Virginia.”

John Bigbee pictured inside the VCU School of Medicine. [View Image]

For students of nationally recognized VCU School of Medicine educator, ‘he has their interests at heart’

Histology professor John Bigbee is among four educators nationwide receiving this year’s Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award.

Carmenita Higginbotham. [View Image]

‘A key cultural and social moment’: A conversation with new VCUarts dean Carmenita Higginbotham

As she steps into her new role at VCU, Higginbotham discusses her research, her path to academia, Disney, and how she challenges students to seek out unasked questions.

A person participating in a work videoconference. [View Image]

Employees are returning to the office, but telework is still three times higher than in February

A new report on remote work during the pandemic also documents a striking diversity in who works from home and what industries have experienced larger employment losses.

A statue of Charles Darwin. [View Image]

‘Survival of the fit’: A VCU professor’s new book calls for a shift in how we think about evolution

“The Major Metaphors of Evolution: Darwinism Then and Now,” aims to address some of mankind’s most urgent problems by bringing back some of the complexity in Charles Darwin’s original arguments.

An overhead photo of Ray Shepherd speaking at the podium during VCU's annual Faculty Convocation event. [View Image]

‘They make learning real’: VCU honors six faculty with distinguished awards

Spanning different fields of study and expertise, the honorees say collaboration and making connections with students are the keys to success.

Louie Correa, center, with his daughter, Maddie, and Rodney the Ram at the July 19 Birthday Brigade. [View Image]

A VCU employee’s ‘Birthday Brigade’ spreads joy — and lands on the ‘Today’ show

Louie Correa wanted to help local kids celebrate their birthdays during the pandemic. His weekly neighborhood parade is offering important lessons in kindness and gratitude during a chaotic time.

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