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.
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.
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.
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.
Black Lives Matter has ‘dramatically shifted the paradigm’ of how mainstream media covers the news
Feb. 26, 2021
In the nine months since George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis police officer sparked nationwide protests, Black Lives Matter has led to reforms and conversations in mainstream media newsrooms that were once unimaginable, according to a panel of Black Richmond journalists who spoke Thursday at a Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture virtual event.
Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others
Feb. 23, 2021
The VCU alumna and chair of the Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project, will receive the VCU history department’s highest honor for graduate alumni March 18.
VCU’s new STEM building is beginning to take shape
Feb. 22, 2021
Steel beams for the building will be delivered next week. The project at the site of the old Franklin Street Gym will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.
VCU will resume in-person and hybrid classes beginning March 4
Feb. 18, 2021
The decision is based on several factors, VCU President Michael Rao said, including an examination of COVID-19 positivity rates and a review of isolation space on campus.
New entrepreneurship academy at VCU to bring together students and community members
Feb. 17, 2021
The academy will provide opportunities for underrepresented students to develop 21st-century entrepreneurship skills in “a blended learning environment.”
In State of the University speech, Rao reflects on recent challenges and the road ahead
Feb. 11, 2021
President praises the resilience of the VCU community and describes ambitious plans for the future.