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Hani El-Kaderi, left, and M. Samy El-Shall are recipients of awards from Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society.

Two professors honored for their contributions to the field of chemistry, research

Feb. 5, 2021

Two faculty members in the VCU Department of Chemistry in the College of Humanities and Sciences will receive awards from the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society.

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Going virtual: Crime scene reconstruction and lab techniques

Feb. 4, 2021

How do you transform labs meant for in-person instruction into successful virtual experiences? With lots of creativity and a heavy dose of technology.

The annual Black Lives Matter RVA Art Show features works from dozens of artists, among them several with VCU connections. (Photos courtesy of Black Lives Matter RVA Art Show)

Art goes virtual at annual Black Lives Matter show

Feb. 4, 2021

The Black Lives Matter RVA Art Show features works from dozens of artists that highlight inclusivity and racial justice.

“The Super Bowl will be different in many ways, but it will be familiar enough to take you to where you need to be for those couple of hours,” said Vann Graves, executive director of the VCU Brandcenter. (Getty Images)

Watching the Super Bowl? Here’s what to expect — from the commercials.

Feb. 3, 2021

Who shows up? Who’s missing? Who fumbles? What to expect from this year’s ads.

Among the classes being offered during three “minimesters” this spring is "The Physics of Baseball," a study of topics in introductory physics as applied to America’s national pastime. (Getty Images)

The physics of baseball, food around the world, and other ‘minimester’ classes to check out

Feb. 2, 2021

The special topics courses are being offered at VCU as part of three mini-semesters this spring.

Students in one VCU math class have co-authored six published articles thus far, including one that uses a game theory model to explore the transmission of Chagas disease. (Getty Images)

Students in a VCU math class have published 6 research papers in top journals. More are on the way.

Feb. 2, 2021

The undergraduate students in “Introduction to Mathematical Biology” are applying math concepts like game theory to better understand and tackle infectious diseases and other real-world problems.

VCU will offer three “minimesters” this spring that will allow students to take accelerated classes and explore new topics. (Getty Images)

What to know about the new mini-semesters VCU is launching this spring

Feb. 2, 2021

The three “minimesters” will provide students an opportunity for accelerated coursework — and a chance to explore new topics.

Tiffany Rolle and Nisan Hubbard have been recognized by the website Cell Mentor. Both honed their research skills through VCU’s Center on Health Disparities.

Two VCU grads named to list of inspiring Black scientists

Feb. 2, 2021

Tiffany Rolle and Nisan Hubbard have been recognized by the website Cell Mentor. Both honed their research skills through VCU’s Center on Health Disparities.

Dozens of events — most virtual — will take place over the next few weeks as VCU celebrates Black History Month. (Getty Images)

Celebrating Black history: A glance at the events taking place this month at VCU

Feb. 1, 2021

Virtual lectures and discussions — including VCU alumni panels and a talk about Richmond’s African American cemeteries — highlight this year’s university events for Black History Month.

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Krista N. Scott appointed as associate dean for undergraduate programs

Jan. 28, 2021

Scott most recently served as the director of undergraduate recruitment and student engagement for the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.