VCU ROTC Excels in the Cadet Ranger Challenge

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VCU ROTC Excels in the Cadet Ranger Challenge

VCU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program in the Department of Military Science has been teaching leadership and perseverance to students for decades. Recently their skills were put to the test through participating in the Cadet Ranger Challenge and Field Training Exercises (FTX). Each year, teams from all over the country compete in the Ranger […]

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Scholarship Recipient Aims to Tell Stories

VCU Senior Juan Steck learned to embrace uncertainty when he left his home in Peru to move to the United States in order to develop a relationship with his father. The 28-year-old moved to Northern Virginia and eventually befriended a co-worker who had graduated from VCU with a degree in Political Science. Steck made a […]

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From Arab Linguist to Biology Major

After six years in the Navy training to be an Arabic linguist, Yvonne Moody realized the fast paced intelligence community was no longer her passion, so in 2016 she left the Navy to come to VCU and pursue her interest in science. VCU had been on Moody’s radar since high school due to the opportunities […]

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Student Spotlight: Glynis Boyd Hughes

Glynis Boyd Hughes is an undergraduate student at VCU majoring in English and minoring in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies after pursuing a social work career that began in 1997. Her love of language, books, and her belief that the English language fosters communication and understanding are the key reasons she returned to VCU. A […]

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Forensic Science Alumna Earns 2018 Educational Research Award

Forensic Science graduate Haley Mulder spent the past seven years immersing herself in the forensic science program at VCU. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Chemistry, earned her Master’s in Forensic Science in 2018 and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at the VCU School of Pharmacy. Her passion for […]

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School of World Studies Student Research Conference

November 8 and 9, 2018 9:00 a.m. University Student Commons (multiple rooms) We invite undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences and the humanities at VCU and neighboring universities and colleges to submit proposals for paper presentations, posters and special sessions. All research topics are welcome, with special interest in work on the broad […]

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Book Collecting Contest Winners Honored

The Department of English’s inaugural Book Collecting Contest presented awards May 3 to two recipients. The contest recognizes VCU students who have developed a  thoughtful and purposeful collection of books, manuscripts or other material textual works. Honorees submitted a proposal that explained their collections. A panel of judges evaluated the concept, scope and rationale. The winner […]

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Chinese Language Program Facilitates International Friendship

Two women taught each other their native languages, introduced each other to their cultures, and became friends in the process, all while living on opposite sides of the world. Morgan Jacobs and Shi Wei first met through VCU’s Teletandem program, an online language exchange program which pairs foreign language students with native speakers in other […]

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Mentoring LatinX Students in the College

Hispanic/Latino Student Advocacy and Mentoring Team: Helping to Jump the Hurdles to College Success Hispanics and Latinos are the second-fastest growing portion of our national population, according to the U.S. census. As their population continues to grow, Hispanic and Latino enrollment in higher education has risen at least 180% since 1999. However, they continue to […]

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Students Make Black History

The Department of African American Studies honors exemplary African American students across the university every year for their academic excellence and community engagement with the Black History in the Making Award. Founded in 1983 by Dr. Daryl Dance, this award is organized by the Department of African American Studies, and recipients are nominated by their […]

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