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Thoughtful mentors, tough questions: Arnethea Sutton’s journey to a career in health disparities research

Jan. 4, 2024

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences professor and VCU Health Pauley Heart Center researcher shares her passion for improving patient outcomes.

Carlton Nivens, who graduated from VCU with a philosophy degree, has a full-time job at CodeVA. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Carlton Nivens found a ‘Pathway’ to VCU, and he pays it forward with a commitment to mentoring

Dec. 20, 2023

Philosophy graduate with a computer science minor has supported peers and youth through CodeVA and tribal engagement.

Jack Spiro was the longtime Harry Lyons Distinguished Chair in Judaic Studies at VCU. (Photo contributed by VCU Libraries).

Rabbi Jack Spiro, former Harry Lyons Chair of Judaic Studies at VCU, dies at age 90

Dec. 18, 2023

His teachings and lectures enthralled students and the Greater Richmond community for decades.

Kristen Stewart, a doctoral student at VCU, is exploring how masculinity has been defined through fashion, which sends her down “all kinds of interesting rabbit holes in American history.” (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU doctoral student Kristen Stewart is intrigued by the historical influence of men’s clothing

Dec. 18, 2023

Former curator at the Valentine is exploring masculinity, power and gender bias in clothing from early America.

During his time as a graduate student at VCU, Nick Driver has had three internships at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Nick Driver changed his tune and, with three VCU degrees, is now shooting for the stars

Dec. 14, 2023

With a Ph.D. in nanoscience, he is bringing his lifelong love of astronomy to NASA projects.

Tarazha Jenkins, a triple major at VCU, has interned with Sen. Tim Kaine, Rep. Bobby Scott and the MSNBC show “All In With Chris Hayes.” (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Tarazha Jenkins embraces the power of three majors

Dec. 13, 2023

Jenkins nurtures a passion for politics and communications that already has given her Capitol Hill and media experience.

First-time fan

Dec. 13, 2023

Follow along as VCU senior Huy Nguyen crosses an item off his bucket list and attends his first Rams basketball game.

Cameron Toler, a senior biology major, encourages students interested in research to “be adventurous and have the courage to ask big questions.” (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

How I found my research: Cameron Toler’s interest in the pathobiology of human disease is fueled by his own experience

Dec. 12, 2023

Toler, a senior biology major, has found his research footing working in the lab of Huiping Zhou, Ph.D., and studying a chronic liver disease that affects 1 in 4 adults.

Craig Larson, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, leads a recent session of Math Circle, a monthly workshop that brings middle and high school students to campus to meet with math faculty and explore a range of math-related topics. (Dina Weinstein, Enterprise Marketing and Communication)

In the VCU Math Circle, local teen students get to shape their interest and knowledge

Dec. 8, 2023

Weekend sessions introduce middle- and high-schoolers to faculty and help reveal the breadth of math’s majesty in solving problems.

In the Laboratory for Forensic Toxicology Research, Alaina Holt demonstrates an analysis of e-liquids containing unlisted ingredients. (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Alaina Holt’s research into vaping and THC-related products is helping keep the public safe

Dec. 4, 2023

Holt’s research mentor, Michelle Peace, said the doctoral student's tenacity, passion and positive energy have helped “make the magic happen” in the Laboratory for Forensic Toxicology Research.