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Maizah Rashid (right) stands outside the Sisters of Mercy Hospital in Croatia, where she served an internship in summer 2022. (Contributed photo)

VCU Internship Funding Program propels students to career success

May 17, 2024

Three recent alums reflect how the initiative connects academic pursuits to employment and professional development.

This year, VCU celebrated Giving Day with Giving Games, an in-person event in Monroe Park. (Jud Froelich, Office of Development and Alumni Relations)

VCU’s third annual Giving Day raises more than $16.8M

May 7, 2024

This year, VCU celebrated Giving Day with Giving Games, an in-person event in Monroe Park.

Skye Thurston, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering and physics, was among the student researchers to feature their work at two recent poster symposiums. (Photo by Dina Weinstein, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Hundreds of posters reveal one compelling story of VCU student research

May 7, 2024

Undergraduate and graduate symposiums, part of annual VCU Research Weeks, highlight projects that touch on an array of disciplines, notable history and scientific potential.

Four current VCU students and two alums have received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. (File photo)

Four VCU students and two recent alums selected for prestigious National Science Foundation funding

May 1, 2024

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports their advancement in STEM disciplines.

Ty Phillips, an aspiring doctor majoring in biology and philosophy, says he "loves all sciences, all sorts of knowledge." (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2024: Ty Phillips brings a philosophical approach to his VCU years, medical hopes and life in general

April 26, 2024

As a double-major student, EMT and aspiring doctor, he embraces his natural curiosity and commitment to community.

Nyla Harris, a junior biology major and aspiring doctor, helped save a restaurant customer’s life in March. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

With quick thinking and CPR skills, pre-med student Nyla Harris helped save a restaurant customer’s life

April 23, 2024

VCU junior’s spring break brunch turned into an emergency scene at Chesterfield County diner.

Aditya Kotha and Andy Shar, who are both juniors at VCU, have earned Goldwater Scholarships. (Contributed photos)

Two undergraduates selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

April 16, 2024

Aditya Kotha and Andy Shar reflect excellence in STEM and a commitment to research.

Ana Edwards, an assistant professor of African American studies at VCU, has been interviewing members of the Family Representative Council, including Joe Jones and others who have been connected with the work going back to 1994. (Contributed photo)

VCU students, faculty document oral history of the East Marshall Street Well Project

April 2, 2024

The Health Humanities Lab, a research lab at VCU’s Humanities Research Center, is conducting the project in collaboration with the Family Representative Council.

Jennoa Fleming, a senior environmental studies major at VCU, researches the James River rock pools, focusing on a small aquatic snail. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

How I found my research: Jennoa Fleming studies the small wonders of the rock pools to understand our future on Earth

March 27, 2024

Fleming has been researching the rock pools of the James River since she was a high school student. ‘Ecology is where I truly belong,’ she said. ‘I can’t imagine doing anything else.’

VCU’s recognition as a Top Producing Institution for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program demonstrates a campus culture that values international engagement. (File photo)

VCU named national ‘Top-Producing Institution’ for Fulbright Scholars

Feb. 13, 2024

University earns honor for the second time with record-tying 11 Fulbrights during the 2023-24 year.