Danielle Hiser’s (B.S.’12/E; B.S.’12/H&S) more than three-year tenure provided outrageous tales, including the time she sprinted off the court and tripped over a cameraman. Read more.
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.
Leah Walker (M.P.A.’01/GPA) brings a point of view that is rooted in social justice, fairness, equity and a sense of what is the responsibility of the government to the Virginia Department of Education. With her background in public policy, she says her role is to provide an “expert understanding of how government works and what the levers are within government to impact change at different levels.” 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.
Michael Roth (B.S.’15/N) built a groundbreaking team that uses drones to assist public safety efforts such as search and rescue missions. Now a captain in the Henrico County fire department, Roth combines a devotion to firefighting with openness to new technologies and an abiding interest in medicine. Read more.