Alumni

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe [View Image]

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe

The director of the Disney+ short “Lamp Life” speaks with VCU News about the creativity, humor, endurance and collaboration that goes into creating the characters and worlds we love.

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Cast photo from "The Donna Reed Show." [View Image]

What would Donna Reed do?

VCU graduate Annie Newton discusses “The Donna Reed Show” and how Reed, a celebrated actress, shaped feminism in the 1950s and 60s.

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Four weeks of havoc: Part 3, The game of the year [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Part 3, The game of the year

Florida State was bigger and more athletic, with the nation’s top defense. VCU was on an auspicious roll. When they met in the Sweet 16, they staged one of the great games of the 2011 NCAA tournament.

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Four weeks of havoc: Part 2, Bracket busters [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Part 2, Bracket busters

Top college basketball analysts expected VCU to do very little when it was awarded one of the last at-large bids to the 2011 NCAA tournament. By the end of the opening weekend, all that had changed.

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RTR graduate Jonathan Walker with a student. [View Image]

‘Lifting a city up from inside the classroom’: 10 years of VCU’s teacher residency program

RTR, a program at the School of Education, has helped train more than 200 new teachers over the past decade, providing qualified educators for the schools that need them most.

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From left: Shubhro Pal, Nathan Pal and Nympha Dalgado. [View Image]

A VCU family of vaccinators

A pharmacy and business dual-degree student and his parents — both VCU alums — help administer COVID-19 vaccinations to the public.

Four weeks of havoc: Epilogue, A run for the ages [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Epilogue, A run for the ages

In the final installment of our series on VCU's miracle run to the 2011 Final Four, the Rams reflect on what they accomplished — and what they created.

Four weeks of havoc: Part 5, Houston [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Part 5, Houston

In the penultimate episode of our series marking the 10th anniversary of VCU’s run to the 2011 Final Four, the Rams face the Butler Bulldogs with the world watching.

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe [View Image]

Art and animation: A conversation with Pixar director and VCU grad Valerie LaPointe

The director of the Disney+ short “Lamp Life” speaks with VCU News about the creativity, humor, endurance and collaboration that goes into creating the characters and worlds we love.

Four weeks of havoc: Part 4, Goliath [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Part 4, Goliath

In the latest episode of our series on VCU's run to the 2011 Final Four, the Rams face the powerful Kansas Jayhawks. Their improbable victory is one for the history books.

Cast photo from "The Donna Reed Show." [View Image]

What would Donna Reed do?

VCU graduate Annie Newton discusses “The Donna Reed Show” and how Reed, a celebrated actress, shaped feminism in the 1950s and 60s.

Four weeks of havoc: Part 3, The game of the year [View Image]

Four weeks of havoc: Part 3, The game of the year

Florida State was bigger and more athletic, with the nation’s top defense. VCU was on an auspicious roll. When they met in the Sweet 16, they staged one of the great games of the 2011 NCAA tournament.

graduation cap with tassel that says "2021" [View Image]

VCU will hold universitywide virtual commencement and in-person academic unit graduation ceremonies

The in-person ceremonies will follow updated guidance issued by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in Executive Order 72.

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