Literary enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to this fall at VCU, where the events calendar includes visits from several prominent authors. Read more.
In her 24 years of working in medical school admissions, Whitehurst-Cook has led a shift to approach medical school orientation in a more holistic way. Now, orientation is a two-week experience that focuses on character building and student wellness. “We want students to have a healthy start to medical school and we hope it affirms why they choose to become a medical doctor,” Whitehurst-Cook said. Read more.
Whether you’re new to your area or have lived there for years, Welcome to the City events connect you to your local VCU community and strengthen your ties to your alma mater. Read more.
“The Truth is Worth It” campaign takes viewers into the effort that goes into reporting important and impactful stories. Read more.
Amir Berbic, a design expert who has worked in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, has been appointed dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar, effective Aug. 1. Read more.
Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Humanities and Sciences, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Read more.
This summer, VCU Alumni is going out to the ballgame, and you’re invited. Read more.
Ravon Ruffin (B.S.’13/WS) started with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture’s social media engagement team just as the institution was preparing to open its doors in 2016. She enjoyed a unique opportunity to shape public perception of a major new museum and helped to build its social media presence from the ground up. Read more.
David Ashton delivered designs for a baseball stadium so unique that franchise owners around the country were soon clamoring for one just like it. Read more.
Jenn Brigle said being named the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year in Virginia is meaningful because of her work with children. Read more.