This week's panel discussion will touch on recent and ongoing conflicts in Ukraine, Colombia and other countries around the world. (Getty Images)

VCU will host State Department officials for panel on global conflict

April 18, 2022

Panelists will explore how data can be used to understand, predict, address and prevent tensions around the world.

Steph Cull will continue their research and studies as a graduate student in the Health Psychology Ph.D. program in the College of Humanities and Sciences. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

Class of 2022: One conversation led to exciting research projects and ‘a new passion’

April 18, 2022

“I’m not sure that I’d even be the person I am today if I had not done this research. It changed my way of thinking,” said Steph Cull, who graduates in May.

Sylvester A, Johnson, Ph.D., founding director of the Virginia Tech Center for Humanities; Michael Lynch, Ph.D.; Andrew Crislip, Ph.D., William E. Blake Chair in the History of Christianity at VCU; William E. Blake, Ph.D. professor emeritus at VCU. (Department of History)

A longtime military officer and historian returns to VCU

April 15, 2022

Michael Lynch, Ph.D., receives the 2022 Graduate Alumni Achievement Award from the Department of History.

Gabriel Thomas will graduate next month with a bachelor’s in mass communications with a concentration in broadcast journalism. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

Class of 2022: Gabriel Thomas is a TV journalist who’s passionate about serving the community

April 15, 2022

‘It's not just her natural curious nature and inquisitive spirit … it's that she truly wants to make a difference in the world.’

Lovell Abraham has been working in the lab of Henry Donahue, Ph.D., on research related to the effects of space travel on human biology. (Photo by Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

How do bones change in outer space? This chemistry major is doing research to find out

April 14, 2022

Lovell Abraham’s hard work earned him a VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program fellowship and an award in last fall’s undergraduate poster symposium.

VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., said that VCU’s research enterprise is growing stronger because there is a push for transdisciplinary research (Mark Gormus)

VCU chapter of National Academy of Inventors inducts eight faculty researchers

April 13, 2022

The university’s research enterprise is growing stronger because of a ‘culture of collaboration’ that benefits people and changes lives, said VCU President Michael Rao.

Allison Martin graduates in May with a dual degree in psychology and computer science — with a concentration in data science — and a double minor in mathematics and actuarial science. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)

Class of 2022: Pursuing an internship changed Allison Martin’s career path

April 12, 2022

Martin parlayed a project management internship at CNBC/NBCUniversal into a full-time job as a media tech associate at NBC after graduating.

aerial view of v.c.u. campus

VCU researcher awarded three-year grant for tobacco investigation

April 11, 2022

The study will be the first of its kind to develop an equity-centered road map focused on eliminating tobacco-related inequities among Black tobacco users.

Collaboration across different, and sometimes unexpected, disciplines, like the work of game designer/illustrator Jason Bennett (left) and forensic psychologist Nicholas Thomson, Ph.D., often leads to remarkable results and fruitful friendships. (Photo: Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing; Mural: Brent Fagg)

Dynamic Duos

April 11, 2022

When professors from different disciplines team up to work on projects they’re passionate about, that’s when the magic happens.

KSE is consistently ranked as one of the top institutions of higher education in Central and Eastern Europe, offering degree programs in public policy and governance, economics, and management. (Kyiv School of Economics)

VCU announces three-year partnership with Ukrainian college

April 8, 2022

The memorandum of understanding with the Kyiv School of Economics will allow the two universities to collaborate on a range of educational endeavors.