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Rhea Tammireddi received support from the VCU Internship Funding Program. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

VCU student spends summer researching new HIV treatment

Sept. 9, 2022

Through internship program, Rhea Tammireddi was able to pursue her interest in virology.

Greg Hundley, M.D., (far left) director of the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center, with the 2022 undergraduate fellows after their poster presentations. (Kevin Morley, University Marketing)

‘Life-changing’ fellowship introduces undergraduates to cardiology, medical research

Aug. 29, 2022

Program offered through the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center brings students to MCV Campus for rotations and mentored research experience.

Abigail Andrade conducted research this summer at the Institute of Immunology at the Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein’s hospital in Kiel, Germany. (Contributed photo)

Student’s internship in Germany brings valuable research experience

Aug. 10, 2022

Abigail Andrade, a senior, worked with students as part of a study to find new ways to diagnose and treat autoimmune diseases.

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Faculty awards announced for 2020-21

July 22, 2022

Please join us in congratulating our faculty for their recognitions and awards in the 2020-21 school year.

Sarah Golding, Ph.D., (left) and Allison Johnson, Ph.D., talk with faculty during a Leaders for Inclusive Learning faculty development workshop in summer 2021. In the yearlong Leaders for Inclusive Learning program, faculty worked to increase student success through inclusive teaching and learning practices and have taken those practices back to their faculty peers in their departments for even greater impact. (Alexis Finc, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences)

The goal? Success for every student

July 13, 2022

Leaders for Inclusive Learning program trains instructors on how best to serve their students and lead systemic change.

At two high-profile events in Washington, D.C., celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pell Grant program, Virginia Commonwealth University grad and Pell Grant recipient Anirban Mahanty will share his story and explain how the need-based grant program set him up for success at VCU and beyond. (Photo by Isaiah Mamo, University Marketing)

As part of the Pell Grant’s 50th anniversary, a VCU grad is sharing his story with federal policymakers

June 22, 2022

Anirban Mahanty, who graduated in May, will co-moderate a reception hosted by national higher education organizations and will speak at a congressional briefing at the U.S. Capitol.

Sarah Gordon teaches about microplastics in rivers to VCU students participating in Footprints on the James, a five-week experiential course to learn about the biodiversity and history of the James River. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

Traversing the James River to learn about its biodiversity and history

June 8, 2022

Students participating in VCU’s experiential Footprints on the James course are also helping professors from across the U.S. test new river-based field lessons.

Students from Chris Gough and Stephen Fong's class show off the finished product of one of their projects with the Science Museum of Virginia, a spiral garden with sun-loving plants at the top and shade-loving plants at the bottom. Their design can be seen on the ProtoPath, a pedestrian path connecting Leigh Street to Terminal Place along the west side of the Science Museum. (Courtesy of Chris Gough)

Building a sustainable urban park – from the ground up

May 6, 2022

How a class of VCU students’ research – on soil to vegetation and everything in between – is laying the groundwork for the Science Museum of Virginia to develop the sustainable green space of the future

Josephine Gresko, Lance Mendoza, Gruhi Patel, and Kush Savsani teamed to win a national title. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

Students triumph at prestigious interprofessional case competition

April 28, 2022

CLARION Case Competition focused on diversity, equity and inclusion in health care.

Roland Kusi and Atuahene Adu-Gyamfi, who are both juniors at VCU, knew each other growing up in Ghana and reunited at VCU. (Tom Kojcsich, University Marketing)

Meet-a-Ram: Atuahene Adu-Gyamfi and Roland Kusi

April 7, 2022

Duo finds success at VCU and creates podcast to tell their stories.