Students

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VCU grad students take first and third place in international ‘Pandemic 2.0’ simulation competition

The event — featuring teams from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa — gave participants an opportunity to weigh the pros and cons of public policy decisions in a crisis.

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Brandcenter student’s love of Dungeons & Dragons becomes a successful crowdsourcing project

Shaw Schiappacasse’s modest fundraiser for a passion project raised $10,000, which he will use to hire illustrators and other creative people to bring his vision to life.

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VCU students in the Virginia National Guard reflect on a history-making mission

As they return to their studies, the students who were stationed at the U.S. Capitol earlier this winter share details of their experiences in Washington.

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VCU’s new STEM building is beginning to take shape

Steel beams for the building will be delivered next week. The project at the site of the old Franklin Street Gym will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

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College of Engineering at VCU to offer new Ph.D. in computer science

The program will offer students opportunities to conduct advanced research in areas including cybersecurity, data science, bioinformatics, machine learning and software engineering.

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Student headlines

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Healthier together: Confronting loneliness and health care challenges among older adults

COVID-19 accelerated how one community-driven partnership is reimagining the way care is provided to vulnerable older adults through inclusion, inquiry and innovation.

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VCU grad students take first and third place in international ‘Pandemic 2.0’ simulation competition

The event — featuring teams from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa — gave participants an opportunity to weigh the pros and cons of public policy decisions in a crisis.

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In photos: In-person classes resume at VCU

University photographer Kevin Morley walked around the Monroe Park Campus on March 4, taking photos of students and faculty as they returned.

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Take a (virtual) stroll through VCU’s new Engineering Research Building

The facility, which opened last month, will be a hub of learning and invention.

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Stressed? This lab can help you learn about mindfulness, meditation and improving your well-being.

VCU’s Resilience Lab offers a variety of resources for the university community.

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Brandcenter student’s love of Dungeons & Dragons becomes a successful crowdsourcing project

Shaw Schiappacasse’s modest fundraiser for a passion project raised $10,000, which he will use to hire illustrators and other creative people to bring his vision to life.

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13 from VCU named Fulbright semifinalists for 2021-22

Thirteen VCU students and recent graduates have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2021-22 academic year.

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VCU is hosting 2 college basketball tournaments. To do it safely has required careful planning.

Over the next two weeks, teams from over a dozen universities will be in Richmond for the Atlantic 10 men’s and women’s tournaments. Here’s a look at the steps taken to prepare for their arrival.

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