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Anita Nadal (in black with her hands on her knees) and the seven students that travelled with her to Nogales, Arizona at the border wall.

VCU students learn about immigration and the border firsthand

July 9, 2021

A service-learning trip to Arizona benefits students and the migrant community at Casa Alitas.

From left: Christine Isaacs, madison moore and Garret Westlake. (University Marketing)

Beautiful minds

July 9, 2021

Three new installments in our “Think on This” video series let you get to know our inspiring faculty and what makes them tick.

The Primary Care Psychology Training Collaborative embeds clinical psychology doctoral trainees from VCU in health safety net clinics in Richmond. (Courtesy photo)

$1.4M grant will support free behavioral health services to underserved youth

July 6, 2021

The grant will expand VCU’s Primary Care Psychology Training Collaborative with a focus on rural and low-income minority youth and their families.

A new survey of 500 U.S. adults conducted in the early days of COVID-19 may help public health officials and communicators confront the next pandemic. (Getty Images)

A VCU-led study conducted early in COVID-19 could help confront the next health crisis

June 30, 2021

The newly published study involved a survey in March 2020 about how the public would respond to CDC-recommended actions amid the emerging pandemic.

As June draws to a close, we asked a handful of VCU faculty, students and staff to describe what pride means to them.

Pride: In their own words

June 25, 2021

As June comes to a close, VCU faculty, students and staff describe what pride means to them.

Once fully funded, the Dorothy Fillmore Scholarship — named for a longtime VCU employee and diversity and inclusion champion — will be awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students actively engaged with the LGBTQIA+ community. (Getty Images)

New scholarship will support students and honor a longtime LGBTQIA+ champion

June 23, 2021

The Dorothy Fillmore Scholarship will help VCU students actively engaged with the LGBTQIA+ community who face housing instability, food insecurity, tuition issues or other financial hurdles.

A new study by VCU researchers finds that behaviors directly under our control — such as diet, how physically active or sedentary we are, and how much time we spend watching TV, reading, on the internet, and on social media — are associated with sleep health across the lifespan. (Getty Images)

Want better sleep? Less fast food and screen time, and more physical activity may be key.

June 22, 2021

A new study led by VCU researchers sheds light on lifestyle factors associated with healthy and unhealthy sleep.

Enjoli and Sesha Joi Moon's work on The JXN Project is unearthing under-told truths about Richmond's Jackson Ward neighborhood and the pivotal role it plays in the evolution of the Black American experience. (Keshia Eugene)

Enjoli and Sesha Joi Moon’s JXN Project is an effort to tell Black Richmond stories ‘truthfully and completely’

June 16, 2021

Their work, which celebrates 150 years of history in Jackson Ward, is capturing the neighborhood's pivotal role in the evolution of the Black American experience.

madison moore, assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, talks about being a DJ, and how it informs and influences his work in the classroom in this latest episode of “Think on This.” (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

‘Think on This’: madison moore on merging art, music and academics

June 11, 2021

The assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies talks about being a DJ, and how it informs and influences his work in the classroom.

Marilyn T. Miller, Ed.D., associate professor in the Department of Forensic Science, is retiring. (Contributed photo)

Marilyn Miller, crime scene guru and founding forensic science faculty member, retires

June 8, 2021

For the past 20 years, Miller, an associate professor in the VCU Department of Forensic Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences, has been a driving force in legitimizing scientific analysis as a sub-discipline of crime scene investigation.