Will the U.S. public support donating COVID-19 vaccines to low- and middle-income countries?
March 31, 2021
A new study led by VCU researchers surveyed 788 people. Among its findings: Older people were less likely to support donating vaccines, as were Republicans.
Class of 2021: Raven Witherspoon is pursuing a career in physics to help improve the world
March 29, 2021
The VCU Honors College student hopes to help reduce the number of nuclear weapons in the world and “transfer those materials into peaceful uses like civil nuclear energy.”
Conspiracy theories are dividing us. How do we talk about them?
March 26, 2021
Social media groups are allowing people to form strong communities around shared beliefs — even if they aren’t true. To discuss this with loved ones requires a careful approach.
What would Donna Reed do?
March 26, 2021
VCU graduate Annie Newton discusses “The Donna Reed Show” and how Reed, a celebrated actress, shaped feminism in the 1950s and 60s.
VCU will hold universitywide virtual commencement and in-person academic unit graduation ceremonies
March 25, 2021
The in-person ceremonies will follow updated guidance issued by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in Executive Order 72.
Involvement in student organizations, living on campus early in college reduce odds of dropping out
March 24, 2021
A new study by VCU researchers also finds that depressive symptoms, antisocial behaviors, exposure to stressful events and substance use increase the risk.
Class of 2021: Isaiah King’s love of medicine leads to a new passion for research
March 23, 2021
King’s experiences with the student organization Black Men in Medicine gave him the support and freedom to pursue his own path. Up next: A fellowship program at the National Institutes of Health.
VCU Publishing seeking contributions to ‘Imagining Black Futures in Richmond’
March 16, 2021
The online anthology aims to reveal legacies of harm and envision new futures.
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.
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.