Blackbird story featured in Best of Web anthology

Blackbird is an award-winning online journal published as a joint effort between the VCU Department of English and the New Virginia Review.  Two issues of outstanding creative writing, art and new media work are “published” each year, as well as periodic special features. Recently author Christine Schutt‘s story “The Girl Needs to be Kissed” was selected […]

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Mary Magdalene and the “reading” of Christian art

On Thursday, April 15, Dr. Diane Apostolo-Cappodona of Georgetown University will deliver the annual Blake Lecture on the History of Christianity.  Her lecture is titled: “The DaVinci Code: Is there a woman in that painting?” The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, and the forthcoming movie, have captured the imagination of many readers and drawn widespread […]

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PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology a first in Virginia

VCU is offering a new interdisciplinary PhD program in nanoscience and nanotechnology, making it the first major research university in the state to offer such a program, and only one of a handful of programs in the United States. The new program, developed by faculty in the VCU Departments of Chemistry and Physics, is designed […]

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