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At right, Dame Karen Pierce, DCMG, British Ambassador to the United States, speaks with Chris Burdett, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, at the "Democracy and Diplomacy: Cultivating Our Future" event on Monday in the Commonwealth Ballroom at VCU's University Student Commons. (Joe Mahoney, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at VCU)

British ambassador to the U.S. visits VCU on tour of Richmond

March 24, 2023

From classroom visits to discussions with students about U.S.-U.K. relations, Dame Karen Pierce and representatives from the U.K. embassy gave VCU students a global perspective this week.

The new digital map will enable visitors to the Barton Heights Cemeteries to locate their position, search gravesites by name, and click on points to see pop-ups displaying information about selected markers.

Digital map of Richmond’s Barton Heights Cemeteries to be unveiled

March 21, 2023

The project by VCU, University of Richmond and community partners will make it far easier for descendants to find graves of family members at the historically African American cemeteries.

Three VCU students, one alum selected for prestigious language scholarship

March 21, 2023

Critical Language Scholarship and CLS Spark Program honorees will study languages with the goal of helping improve U.S. diplomatic relationships.

One VCU Research Weeks 2023 is designed to showcase and amplify the impact of the research, scholarship and creative work contributed by VCU faculty, students, trainees and staff.

VCU celebrates innovation with One VCU Research Weeks 2023

March 20, 2023

Numerous events will showcase VCU’s unstoppable pursuit of knowledge, creativity and scholarship.

More than two dozen students are participating in VCU's Capital News Service program this semester through a collaboration between the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture's Capital News Service and Copy Editing classes. The students copy edit and write articles published through more than 100 news outlets that subscribe to the CNS wire. (Photo courtesy Veronica Garabelli)

This just in: VCU’s copy editing class is editing Capital News Service articles

March 17, 2023

Students in VCU’s Capital News Service provide high-quality journalism to media outlets across the state.

Arrick Wilson, a sophomore journalism major, serves as sports editor of the Commonwealth Times and started a magazine called The Black Creative. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Meet-a-Ram: Arrick Wilson, CT sports editor and founder of The Black Creative

March 13, 2023

Wearing many hats, this journalism major’s creative spirit and desire to show meaningful representation always shines through.

NextGen Virginia holds a voter registration drive for VCU students in fall 2018. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU Votes recognized with national award

March 8, 2023

VCU’s nonpartisan student voter engagement initiative received the top award from a national higher education organization.

VCU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and others are hosting numerous events celebrating women's history throughout March. (Getty Images)

An overview of upcoming Women’s HerStory events at VCU

March 8, 2023

Virginia Commonwealth University will observe Women’s HerStory Month with a slate of interesting, informative and fun events throughout March.

Bridget Ferguson interned as an interpreter with the Chesterfield County Office of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission and the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Bridget Ferguson is providing much-needed Spanish interpretation services in the legal system

March 6, 2023

Ferguson, a student in VCU’s Spanish-English Translation Interpretation Certificate program, says it feels “meaningful and rewarding to be able to put my abilities to use in a way that helps people and helps to maintain the integrity of our legal system.”

The Department of African American Studies presents the Black History in the Making Awards to outstanding students each year. (File photo)

Founder of Black History in the Making Awards urges newest recipients to fight for truth

March 3, 2023

Daryl Dance, who started the awards in 1983, says, “Many of the major victories in African American history either began with college students or were joined and supported by college students throughout our nation.”