Students share stories of life-changing experiences made possible by Baldacci gift
May 1, 2019
Bestselling novelist and VCU alumnus David Baldacci met with students who have received awards through an experiential learning fund and a political science scholarship he created with his wife, Michelle. (Photo by Kevin Morley, University Relations)
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.
At the General Assembly (sort of) with VCU’s capitol semester students
Feb. 11, 2021
Interns at the Virginia State Capitol this legislative session are doing most of their work virtually. It’s still “a very cool experience,” they said.
VCU students in the Virginia National Guard reflect on a history-making mission
March 1, 2021
As they return to their studies, the students who were stationed at the U.S. Capitol earlier this winter share details of their experiences in Washington.
Hundreds of students are volunteering and providing shots at vaccination events
Feb. 8, 2021
With some VCU students already trained and others lined up for training, volunteers are ready to address the need for more COVID-19 vaccinators and take on roles that will serve them in their careers.
Report from the field: A new wilderness practice and policy study abroad course in Patagonia
Feb. 2, 2020
Jordan Rasure was one of 11 students who participated in the Patagonia National Parks Comparative Analysis of Wilderness Policy course/study abroad trip during winter break 2019.
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.”
A new group virtually connects VCU student volunteers with local organizations
Jan. 19, 2021
Virtual Volunteer at VCU has paired hundreds of students with more than a dozen Richmond partners, creating a sense of community in a time of distance.
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.
Three VCU students named Critical Language Scholars
April 16, 2020
Three Virginia Commonwealth University students have been selected for the 2020 Critical Language Scholarship, a highly competitive scholarship funded by the U.S. Department of State for the study of 15 languages deemed critical to the United States’ diplomatic and security interests.
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.
13 from VCU named Fulbright semifinalists for 2021-22
March 2, 2021
Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected based on academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.