For her Ph.D. in Media, Art, and Text dissertation at VCU, Allison Bennett Dyche, Ph.D., who graduates this month, focused on the lessons she learned in creating an Audio Storytelling & Podcasting course for college students - and how courses like hers would be a beneficial part of the curriculum for mass communication students nationwide. (Samuel Cooke, The Appalachian photographer, Appalachian State University)

Class of 2023: Allison Bennett Dyche found few resources on how to teach podcasting to college students. So she created her own.

May 11, 2023

Dyche, who is earning a Ph.D. in Media, Art and Text, is “at the forefront of a growing conversation about how universities can help prepare students for careers in this growing industry,” her dissertation director says.

Jonathan Tatman, a biology major and safety ambassador, joined the Powerlifting Club at VCU as a junior. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Jonathan Tatman, a safety ambassador, combines his interests in powerlifting and science

May 10, 2023

Tatman, who is a biology major, has won four statewide powerlifting competitions.

Ishaan Nandwani, pictured at the Plaza de España in Seville, Spain, has been mesmerized by the architecture and “authentic beauty” of Seville during his spring studying there. (Photo by Victoria Bee, @?victoriabeephoto on Instagram)

Class of 2023: With an expanding world view, Ishaan Nandwani sees medicine as service

May 8, 2023

VCU Honors College senior, with degrees in biology and Spanish, looks to blend patient and community care.

Micah White has participated in The Warmth, a reading and writing intensive named for “The Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson, every summer since he transferred into VCU. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Psychology major and rising Ph.D. student Micah White sets his mind on healing and community

May 5, 2023

His path to VCU was framed by Mellon programs that support transfer students and research, and his path forward reflects a longtime commitment to helping others.

Students in the Curating Exhibitions graduate seminar, Nana Ferdnance (left) and Jenah Creecy (right), discuss objects during the set up of the art exhibition, “(Kin)dred Ties,” featuring MFA students' work. Seminar students Mary McLean and Kathryn Long are seen in the background. (Allen Jones, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Students curate fellow students’ work in new VCUarts exhibition

May 5, 2023

The exhibition offers history and museum studies graduate students some hands-on experience in spotlighting the work of their studio-based peers.

Gabriella Zenelovic, an international studies major with a minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, joined the Reserve Officers' Training Corps at VCU. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Gabriella Zenelovic pairs military and Arabic language training as she considers federal service career path

May 4, 2023

International studies major found her way to VCU with an assist from the basketball team.

Undergraduates on the cusp of graduating (bottom row) take a look back at their 2019 selves (top row) and reflect on their time at VCU and who they are today. (Photos by Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

May 2023 graduates: then and now

May 4, 2023

We snapped their photos in fall 2019. Now these seniors are pausing to reflect on their VCU experience and how they’ve changed.

Faye Prichard, assistant professor in the Honors College and director of writing, (front) with students who presented at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. (Contributed photo)

At national conference, two dozen VCU undergraduates present research on sitcoms, science and more

May 3, 2023

The students, almost all of them in their first year at VCU, were featured at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

10 VCU students and recent alums receive Fulbright awards for 2023-24

May 2, 2023

In earning one of the country’s top scholarships, they will spread out across the globe to teach English, conduct research, pursue creative projects and study for graduate degrees.

The Graduate Research Symposium and Exhibit and the Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity are centerpiece events for VCU Research Weeks every year, highlighting the work of student researchers. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

From smoking to scenic rivers, VCU students spotlight their insight at research symposiums

May 2, 2023

Graduate and undergraduate researchers showcase their creativity and welcome the feedback.