Chemistry and Forensic Science student receives prestigious NSF graduate fellowship
April 16, 2019
Caitlin Cain, a senior majoring in chemistry and forensic science, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.
VCU senior awarded prestigious Schwarzman Scholars fellowship
Dec. 7, 2020
Raven Witherspoon is the first VCU student to be named a Schwarzman scholar, and will travel to China to complete a master's degree in global affairs next summer.
Promoting diversity in the field of chemistry
Dec. 2, 2020
In 2019, 67 women graduated from VCU with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry, fifth-most in the nation.
Class of 2020: Future teacher found supporters and her voice at VCU
Dec. 7, 2020
Getting through college was a difficult but rewarding journey for Hannah Johnson, who experienced homelessness as a child and now aims to help her students become the best versions of themselves.
Amanda Parks receives CHS Rising Star in Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Award
Nov. 11, 2020
Parks is a doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program with a concentration in child/adolescent development.
Class of 2020: Delaney Savedge helps keep the public safe during the pandemic
Nov. 23, 2020
The VCU student-athlete’s involvement at the Virginia Department of Health and on a study-abroad trip to Jamaica provided “an eye-opening experience to public health,” and a possible future career.
Class of 2020: Transfer student Michaela Friend aims to defend the rights of others
Dec. 8, 2020
An aspiring human rights lawyer, Friend achieved much in her short time at VCU and wants to help those who have been historically marginalized.
Class of 2020: Transfer student Melody Guitz gains her footing as a leader
Nov. 18, 2020
As her academic achievements pave the way to a career in psychology, Guitz also has helped create a community at VCU for other transfer students.
Student turns EMT experience into research opportunity
Nov. 25, 2019
“The research process as an undergraduate has had an instrumental impact on my personal development,” Tarek Haggy said. “It’s taught me things that no class could and provided early exposure to the professional world.”
Do insecticide-treated mosquito nets harm sleep quality? This VCU student is aiming to find out.
April 9, 2019
Sarah Yankson will work on a study this summer in Ghana as one of a dozen recipients of grants from the College of Humanities and Sciences’ Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Fund.
Students in a VCU math class have published six research papers in top journals. More are on the way.
Feb. 2, 2021
The undergraduate students in “Introduction to Mathematical Biology” are applying math concepts like game theory to better understand and tackle infectious diseases and other real-world problems.
At 76, Augustine Lewis is pursuing a degree in French — and proving that age is just a number
Nov. 2, 2020
Augustine Lewis graduated from the VCU School of Medicine in 1969. Now he's back at the university to pursue a bachelor's degree in French.
Class of 2020: Sofia Chilquillo gives back to her native Peru
Nov. 20, 2020
The VCU psychology major is interning with Pan Peru USA and helping Peruvian women sell their alpaca products to U.S. markets.