Students in the FBI Richmond STEM Collegiate Academy at VCU participated in roundtable and hands-on exercises, as well as one-on-one conversations with FBI representatives. (Contributed photo)

VCU and the Richmond FBI Field Office partner for inaugural FBI Richmond STEM Collegiate Academy

Dec. 16, 2022

Students enjoy the opportunity to learn more about the FBI and career opportunities within the bureau.

poster featuring various images of native americans for the pocahontas reframed film festival at the v.m.f.a.

Pocahontas Reframed 2022 recap

Dec. 14, 2022

The annual Native American film festival featured more than 20 films, musical performances, readings and more.

Attendees check out the first issue of Shift Magazine at the launch party at Shift Retail Lab on Dec. 8. Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications.

Shift Magazine celebrates failure and its importance to successful entrepreneurs

Dec. 14, 2022

Students in da Vinci Center cross-disciplinary course produce inaugural issue of magazine associated with VCU’s Shift Retail Lab.

"Wilde once said that he always began his books with the cover. He would be among the first to say that my new book’s cover design is a striking work of art!" said Nicholas Frankel, Ph.D., a VCU professor of English, editor of "The Critical Writings of Oscar Wilde" and author of several books on Oscar Wilde. "I am honored and thrilled that the work of the award-winning graphic artist and illustrator Yuko Shimizu features on the cover of one of my books." (Courtesy Nicholas Frankel)

Oscar Wilde would be a New Yorker critic or late-night TV host if he were alive today, says editor of new collection of Wilde’s writings

Dec. 13, 2022

English professor Nicholas Frankel shares insights on Oscar Wilde’s lasting impact on pop culture review, critique and how we consume media today.

Octavia Christopher, a biology major in the College of Humanities and Sciences, was one of three spring 2022 VCU graduates to earn Fulbright grants this year. (Contributed photo)

A Year in Review: 21 VCU students, recent alumni receive national, international scholarships and fellowships in 2022

Dec. 13, 2022

Standouts strengthen their expertise, experience and credentials through prestigious scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

This week, Gladys Shaw, left, will be graduating with a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the VCU School of Medicine. She and three other graduating students were part of VCU's Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Ph.D. Program. (Courtesy of Gladys Shaw).

Class of 2022: Four standouts in research training program for underrepresented students earn their doctorates

Dec. 9, 2022

The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development program at VCU expands opportunities for biomedical students from historically excluded groups. Four Ph.D. students from the program will be graduating this month, the biggest class in its history.

Faye Belgrave, Ph.D., encourages students, faculty and staff to venture off campus and engage with the local community to have the full VCU experience. (Jeffrey Kraus, VCU Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success)

Growing up in the segregated South inspires professor to pursue avenues that bring people together

Dec. 8, 2022

Faye Belgrave urges students and researchers to seek out community engagement connections.

Bo Belotti was drawn to VCU because of its emphasis on diversity and inclusion, its strong political science program, its proximity to state government and Richmond's highly engaged activist community. (Contributed photo

Class of 2022: Bo Belotti trained as an activist scholar while pursuing change at the local and state levels

Dec. 7, 2022

Belotti, a political science major, organized protests, developed and advocated for policies, worked on electoral campaigns and strengthened his skill set, all in hopes of making a difference.

During her career as a high school teacher, Constance Bolte grew interested in the evolutionary history of forest trees and how climate has and will influence forest structure and diversity. (Contributed photo)

Class of 2022: Constance Bolte studied climate change’s impacts on pine trees

Dec. 2, 2022

Bolte, who has three degrees from VCU, shifted from a teaching career to earn her doctorate in integrative life sciences and pursue her love of research.

In the first frame of the second row, author and retired VCU professor Tom De Haven shakes hands with Detective Dick Tracy. (Reproduced courtesy of Tribune Content Agency, LLC)

Author, retired VCU English professor featured in ‘Dick Tracy’ comic this Sunday

Dec. 1, 2022

Tom De Haven, who wrote a series of novels centered around comics and cartoonists and taught creative writing in the Department of English at VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, appeared as himself on Sunday in the comic he grew up admiring.