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VCU researchers are helping to pilot the Building Wealth and Health Network, which addresses the underlying causes of poverty while promoting financial literacy. (Getty Images)

VCU researchers team up with Salvation Army to promote financial literacy for Richmond families while targeting the roots of poverty

Feb. 15, 2024

Psychology professor Marcia Winter says addressing both topics together, through the new Building Wealth and Health Network, can help break the cycle.

Stephen Gibson, a Ph.D. candidate in the developmental psychology program at VCU, researches the long-term effects of online racism on the mental health of Black teens. (Contributed photo)

In mind, body and digital souls, VCU doctoral student examines racism through the lenses of adolescence and parenting

Feb. 15, 2024

Developmental psychology researcher Stephen Gibson explores the intersection of teen mental health, online experiences and parent-child communication.

Robert Godwin-Jones, Ph.D., spent three weeks in Vietnam teaching workshops on how to integrate AI into language teaching. (Contributed photo)

In Vietnam, VCU professor shares insight into how artificial intelligence can support teaching languages

Feb. 14, 2024

On assignment from the State Department, Robert Godwin-Jones led workshops at three universities and addressed the ‘mixed feelings’ about AI in the classroom.

Christine Haines Greenberg

Meet Christine Haines Greenberg (B.S. ’09): Urban Set Bride and Hive Wedding Co.

Feb. 13, 2024

For Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on Black alumni business owners. Meet the many grads of VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences that have tapped into their entrepreneurial spirit.

VCU’s recognition as a Top Producing Institution for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program demonstrates a campus culture that values international engagement. (File photo)

VCU named national ‘Top-Producing Institution’ for Fulbright Scholars

Feb. 13, 2024

University earns honor for the second time with record-tying 11 Fulbrights during the 2023-24 year.

Jacob Helt and Kimberley Neal-Helt caught each other’s eye at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Ram romances: Their first (and second) impressions were way off, but Kimberley Neal-Helt and Jacob Helt found their way to happy ‘havoc’

Feb. 13, 2024

VCU alums from 2015 and 2016 overcame mixed messages – and a rocky first date – and eventually tied the knot where they met.

(Nicole Willis, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Ram romances: In their words

Feb. 13, 2024

At a basketball watch party. Playing quidditch. In the classroom. At a toga party. Happy couples recount how VCU helped fan the flames of love.

The couple had their engagement photos taken on VCU’s campus. (Courtesy photo)

Ram romances: Fraternity fine wasn’t too high a price to pay for Brandes S.G. Ash and Terrell Matthews

Feb. 12, 2024

Soon marking 20 years since their first ‘official’ encounter, the VCU alums mix loud and quiet to find the right volume together.

Jamarr and Shakeema Daniels, who married in 2014, returned to Virginia Commonwealth University’s James Branch Cabell Library, where they first met as undergraduate students. (Tom Kojcsich, VCU Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Ram romances: For one VCU couple, everything started with a pencil

Feb. 9, 2024

In 2010, Shakeema and Jamarr Daniels met as students in Cabell Library – and they share a bit of ink to mark the memory.

DaJuan Pitts

Meet DaJuan Pitts (B.S. ’14): DHarveyPitts Management and Clean Moves

Feb. 8, 2024

For Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on Black alumni business owners. Meet the many grads of VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences that have tapped into their entrepreneurial spirit.