Class of 2022: Four standouts in research training program for underrepresented students earn their doctorates
Dec. 9, 2022
The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development program at VCU expands opportunities for biomedical students from historically excluded groups. Four Ph.D. students from the program will be graduating this month, the biggest class in its history.
Growing up in the segregated South inspires professor to pursue avenues that bring people together
Dec. 8, 2022
Faye Belgrave urges students and researchers to seek out community engagement connections.
Class of 2022: Bo Belotti trained as an activist scholar while pursuing change at the local and state levels
Dec. 7, 2022
Belotti, a political science major, organized protests, developed and advocated for policies, worked on electoral campaigns and strengthened his skill set, all in hopes of making a difference.
Class of 2022: Constance Bolte studied climate change’s impacts on pine trees
Dec. 2, 2022
Bolte, who has three degrees from VCU, shifted from a teaching career to earn her doctorate in integrative life sciences and pursue her love of research.
Author, retired VCU English professor featured in ‘Dick Tracy’ comic this Sunday
Dec. 1, 2022
Tom De Haven, who wrote a series of novels centered around comics and cartoonists and taught creative writing in the Department of English at VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, appeared as himself on Sunday in the comic he grew up admiring.
Class of 2022: Public service, impact guide Evan Hirsh’s focus on intelligence analysis
Nov. 29, 2022
Internships with the Henrico County Police Division, Virginia State Police and Defense Intelligence Agency have prepared Hirsh, graduating with degrees from the Wilder School and College of Humanities and Sciences, to launch a career in intelligence.
Class of 2022: Sabrina Sims follows in the footsteps of TV hero ‘Bones’
Nov. 28, 2022
Forensic science major, a Navy veteran and former PI and correctional officer, studies ancestral remains from the East Marshall Street Well Project to help determine ancestry.
English professor’s sound studies unearth forgotten musical histories of the African Atlantic
Nov. 22, 2022
Mary Caton Lingold interprets Atlantic Africans’ musical performances in the 1600-1800s and what they might have meant to the people performing them.
Class of 2022: Helping others is a passion for graduating senior Shawn Williams
Nov. 21, 2022
Williams’ work focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion, and they have been involved in campus leadership and service.
Class of 2022: In the ‘Bug Lab,’ Eric Escobar-Chena gained a passion for research and a respect for insects
Nov. 18, 2022
Biology major is considering graduate school opportunities in ecology with a focus on field work and beetles.