Maizah Rashid (right) stands outside the Sisters of Mercy Hospital in Croatia, where she served an internship in summer 2022. (Contributed photo)

VCU Internship Funding Program propels students to career success

May 17, 2024

Three recent alums reflect how the initiative connects academic pursuits to employment and professional development.

Now in its third year, the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Fund has invested more than $300,000 to support and expand arts and humanities research on campus. (File photo)

10 innovative research projects earn latest funding from VCU’s Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Fund

May 15, 2024

Faculty are exploring an expansive collection of topics that delve into social and cultural identity as well as practical applications.

Graduation Scenes

May 15, 2024

Images from some of VCU’s many events celebrating the spring class of 2024.

Kim Case, Ph.D., and Heather Jones, Ph.D., professors in the Department of Psychology, have each been recognized by national academic societies for their contributions to diversity. (Photos provided by Kim Case and Heather Jones)

Two VCU psychology professors earn national awards for dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion

May 13, 2024

Kim Case and Heather Jones are recognized by American Psychological Association divisions for their career-long commitment.

(Left to right) Ryan Jackson, Harleen Singh and Natasha Romero Moskala presented at the State Department at the 2024 Diplomacy Lab Fair on April 19 in Washington, D.C. (Contributed)

In State Department’s Diplomacy Lab, VCU students reach across the globe

May 13, 2024

A political science class is making a real-world impact on key U.S. policy areas, including supporting one country on its path to independence.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (center) asked follow-up questions to VCU students (left to right) Jewel Sparks, Spencer Thomas, Michael Polson and Pranjal Goswami about their lobbying presentation. (Thomas Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

In new Lobbying course, VCU students state their case – in front of a political pro

May 10, 2024

Joan Wodiska’s undergraduate class addressed notable state issues, and the audience for their final presentations included former Gov. Robert F. McDonnell.

Ryan Getz says, “I’ve wanted to be a teacher my whole life.” (Contributed photo)

Class of 2024: Ryan Getz feels at home in the classroom

May 9, 2024

Graduate certificate in elementary education propels the student teacher, who will start his master’s program at VCU in August.

Jeff Green, Ray Ibrahim and Becky Durfee each donated a kidney within a seven-week span earlier this year. (Thomas Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

The giving trio: Three members of VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences donate kidneys to save lives of friends, family – and even strangers

May 8, 2024

They share a deep sense of reward – and hope others will follow, as nearly 90,000 patients are in need.

Rebecca Rose

Rebecca Rose: From History M.A. student to working at the Library of Congress

May 7, 2024

Rebecca Rose discusses her time as a student in the VCU History M.A. Program and her new role at the Library of Congress.

Katharine Tibbetts (right), stands beside CHS Dean Catherine Ingrassia, holding her professional achievement award

Katharine Tibbetts receives CHS Professional Achievement Award

May 7, 2024

Tibbetts, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, was awarded on behalf of the VCU Women in Science, Dentistry and Medicine (WISDM).