VCU researcher receives major grant to design and test a comprehensive assessment of sexual health

Jan. 10, 2022

The grant is the largest in the history of VCU’s Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.

The 19th century human remains discovered in 1994 in an abandoned well on the MCV Campus were transferred Thursday from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to VCU's Department of Forensic Science. There, researchers will seek to understand more about who the people were and the cultural and historical context in which they lived. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)

As 19th century ancestral remains arrive at VCU, researchers aim to learn more about who they were

Jan. 7, 2022

The remains were uncovered 28 years ago in an abandoned well on the MCV Campus. Researchers hope their efforts “help to bring some sense of closure to the community.”

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Professor to serve on FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

Jan. 5, 2022

Mignonne Guy’s research focuses on factors that contribute to health inequities among minority populations and other marginalized groups.

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Segal appointed interim chair of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Jan. 4, 2022

Rebecca Segal, Ph.D., has been at VCU since 2006 and is a professor of applied mathematics.

The stories of 2021

Dec. 17, 2021

Jill Biden’s visit. The 10th anniversary of VCU’s historic Final Four run. Rabia Kamara takes the ice cream world by storm. Here are the VCU News stories of the year.

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VCU philosophy professor receives national award for article exploring morality and rationality of beliefs

Dec. 16, 2021

“It’s a tremendous honor to have my work selected by the American Philosophical Association for the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize,” said James Fritz.

Concept rendering inside VCU's new STEM building. Classes are set to begin in fall 2023.

Take a virtual tour of VCU’s new STEM building

Dec. 15, 2021

The 168,000-square-foot facility set to open in 2023 will feature a variety of unique learning environments.

Amanda Moses Ferreira inside Michelle Peace's lab. Ferreira is removing a tiny sample from edibles advertised as containing delta-8. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)

VCU lab testing delta-8 products finds misleading labeling, lack of safety standards

Dec. 15, 2021

“At the end of the day, it’s a consumer safety issue. For the most part, people are not aware of what they’re buying and cannot make informed decisions about what they consume.”

VCU student volunteers and interns work with workout buddies through the nonprofit Jacob's Chance, an organization that aims to enrich the lives of children and young adults with disabilities. (Courtesy photo)

Students team up with local nonprofit to promote health wellness for young adults with disabilities

Dec. 14, 2021

Members of Jacob’s Chance have the opportunity to build independence and get in a great workout while also having a fun one-on-one experience with VCU interns and volunteers.

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Study reveals how interpersonal trauma can influence whether college students form romantic relationships

Dec. 14, 2021

The study found that those exposed to interpersonal trauma before coming to college were more likely to be in a romantic relationship during college. Those exposed to trauma during college were less likely to be in a relationship.