Forest ecology, illustrations and jam sessions: How arts and science mix in Chris Gough’s lab
Aug. 17, 2021
Gough, a biology professor — and a trained singer and musician — hosts art students in his lab to better ensure important data is conveyed through imagery.
Study shows zinc’s oxidation state can be made +3, fundamentally changing the element’s chemistry
Aug. 16, 2021
A new paper by VCU researcher Puru Jena “shows that fundamental chemical properties of an atom can be changed” and could lead to the synthesis of new materials with applications to many industries.
Leila Chatti wins 24th annual Levis Reading Prize for ‘Deluge’
Aug. 13, 2021
Chatti will receive an award of $5,000 and will give a reading from her work at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 in the VCU James Branch Cabell Library, and via livestream.
The Senate has passed a $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure plan. What happens next?
Aug. 11, 2021
VCU expert Alex Keena discusses the bill’s significance and how the next major spending package could be a true test in Washington.
VCU professor receives prestigious journalism education award
Aug. 9, 2021
The Hillier Krieghbaum Under-40 Award is given for outstanding achievement and effort in teaching, research and public service.
Is revenge a dish best served cold? For most, ‘hot and ready’ is preferable, VCU study finds
Aug. 5, 2021
Across six experiments involving 1,500 participants, researchers found a clear and consistent preference for immediate revenge.
‘A painful chapter in our nation’s history’: New class to shed light on Indigenous boarding schools
Aug. 3, 2021
The course will examine the traumatic histories at the schools in the United States and Canada, where thousands of Native children lost connections with their cultures, languages and families.
Faculty and staff work to create new scholarship honoring alum James Rothrock
Aug. 3, 2021
The former commissioner of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services spent his life advocating for people with disabilities.
Graphic novel illustrated by VCU professor tells the story of ‘The Day the Klan Came to Town’
Aug. 2, 2021
The comic is a fictionalized retelling of a community’s resistance to a violent march of thousands of Ku Klux Klan members in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.
VCU forensic science instructor appears on ‘Forensic Files II’
Aug. 2, 2021
Retired FBI examiner and adjunct faculty member Carlo Rosati was featured on the episode “The Orange Shorts.”