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“America's Founding Monsters,” written and illustrated by Virginia Commonwealth University student Maggie Colangelo, is a fun take on Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin and George Washington — and their obsessed with prehistoric megafauna. (Courtesy of Maggie Colangelo)

‘Founding Monsters:’ A VCU student’s comic book tells the story of the Founding Fathers’ obsession with giant Ice Age animals

Oct. 27, 2020

The book “shows a different side of the American Revolution,” said author Maggie Colangelo. “The more I learned about it, the more interesting and ridiculous the story became.”

On Monday, VCU recognized 179 faculty members who were awarded promotion or tenure in 2020. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)
VCU faculty are using sound in creative ways to entertain, tell stories and make sense of our world. (Getty Images)

‘Exploring the sonic world that's around us’: A look at VCU faculty working in the world of sound

Oct. 26, 2020

From art installations to podcasts to music, these profiles in audio provide a unique glimpse into a diverse field of study.