Tressie McMillan Cottom’s book is a collection of essays that offers a multifaceted portrayal of the experience of black womanhood. Read more.
Combined awards for sponsored research programs totaled $310,216,377, representing a jump of 14.6% from VCU’s $271 million in funding from the previous fiscal year. Read more.
Ten years after graduating from VCU, Amber Esseiva is curating her first solo show at the Institute for Contemporary Art. Read more.
The Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC) will study the ongoing health impacts of combat concussions, such as those from blasts, bullets and hand-to-hand fighting as well as vehicle accidents, sports injuries and falls. Read more.
While completing a doctorate in clinical psychology, Amma Agyemang, Ph.D. (M.S.’12/H&S; Ph.D.’16/H&S), developed an interest in the effects that chronic medical conditions have on sleep and cognitive functioning. Read more.
Ed Peeples conducted extensive research in issues of social justice and was a civil rights advocate who was involved in a variety of human rights reforms in Virginia. Read more.
Jennifer Osaki (B.F.A.’17/A) is a New York-based video producer for Thrillist, an online media website covering food, drink, travel and entertainment. She recently took over the VCU Alumni Instagram account to show us the latest trends and stories from around the world. Read more.
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.