When Debra Hearington received an email last year from the VCU College of Engineering requesting clinical problems or ideas that its students could use as their yearlong Capstone Design projects, she immediately knew what to submit: the problem of the poorly devised isolette covers. Read more.
A look back on the African-American Alumni Council’s first 30 years. Read more.
Minki Kim (B.F.A.’99/A), a New York based design director at Marriott International takes over the VCU Alumni Instagram account Monday! Read more.
VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., moderated a wide-ranging discussion with Beverly Warren, Ed.D., Ph.D., president of Kent State University, and Edward Ayers, Ph.D., president emeritus of the University of Richmond, about how to commemorate the difficult histories of communities and campuses.
Henry Donahue, Ph.D., will be able to further his research into space travel health impacts this week when SpaceX launches its Dragon spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. Read more.
Educating people about ethics — what’s right and what’s wrong — lies at the heart of a global project in which Albanese has been actively involved.
After eight years of work, and multiple collaborative efforts, Ander Mikalson’s “Score for the Big Bang” finally came to life in a performance this fall.
Megan Charity, a senior in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering’s computer science program, aims to give users an immersive — and nausea-free — ride through virtual environments. Read more.
Melissa C. Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Focused Inquiry in Virginia Commonwealth University’s University College, was initially skeptical of the Harry Potter phenomenon, even as her nieces and nephews eagerly ate up the first book in the series. Read more.
Being bilingual is widely recognized as a necessary skill the world over. For many, that means speaking English in addition to their native language.