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A group of VCU students and academic advisers have created a way for underrepresented students to overcome barriers as they pursue careers in health care. (Getty Images)

VCU P.R.I.M.E. empowers underrepresented students interested in health care careers

March 10, 2021

The student- and staff-initiated group identifies traditional barriers and develops strategies to help peers overcome them.

Cathleen D. Cahill will speak at a VCU virtual event March 12. (Michael T. Davis)

Historian to discuss how women of color transformed the suffrage movement

March 9, 2021

An event with author Cathleen Cahill will examine how Native American, Chinese American, African American and Hispana suffragists challenged women’s inequality and fought against racial prejudices.

The VPM + ICA Community Media Center, which opened virtually last fall and is scheduled to open for in-person recording this fall, will train and educate students and members of the community to become audio producers, offering podcasting workshops as well as training sessions and presentations. (Getty Images)

Discovering new voices at the VPM + ICA Community Media Center

March 9, 2021

The center, which helps students and Richmonders create podcasts, is a forum for community storytelling, and a way to “find new voices that we need to hear.”

Eric Williams. (Courtesy of Eric Williams)

Former PACME recipient’s student activism led to a career pursuing equity in higher education

March 7, 2021

“The experiences and mentors I had really spurred me into the career trajectory that I’ve taken,” said Eric Williams.

a person in a labcoat holding a brush-link implement and a tweezer-like implement working with a white piece of clay

Sociology jumps off the page

Mar 5, 2021

Four faculty members in the Department of Sociology share creative ways their students engage with their course material.

Dylan Naltraj David dressed in graduation attire with his family

VCU alum receives Fulbright research award

March 4, 2021

Dylan Naitraj David travels to his homeland, Trinidad, to conduct cancer research.

A vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (Kevin Morley, University Relations)

How to fight misconceptions about COVID-19 vaccines

March 3, 2021

A VCU expert in media and health explains how to talk with friends and family members who are hesitant about getting vaccinated.

Aine Norris

VCU alum publishes research about a famous female aerialist

March 2, 2021

Aíne Norris is a writer and instructor of English and American literature.

Thirteen VCU students and recent graduates have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2021-22 academic year.

13 from VCU named Fulbright semifinalists for 2021-22

March 2, 2021

Thirteen VCU students and recent graduates have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2021-22 academic year.

Soldiers in the Virginia National Guard look toward the U.S. Capitol building as they secure the area around the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20 At least 25,000 soldiers were authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in January. Among them were several with connections to VCU. (Photo by Bryan Myhr)

VCU students in the Virginia National Guard reflect on a history-making mission

March 1, 2021

As they return to their studies, the students who were stationed at the U.S. Capitol earlier this winter share details of their experiences in Washington.