The Graduate Research Symposium and Exhibit and the Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity are centerpiece events for VCU Research Weeks every year, highlighting the work of student researchers. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

From smoking to scenic rivers, VCU students spotlight their insight at research symposiums

May 2, 2023

Graduate and undergraduate researchers showcase their creativity and welcome the feedback.

‘Learn, discover, and innovate’: VCU celebrates the opening of its new STEM building

April 26, 2023

VCU held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its 168,000-square-foot building dedicated to STEM with space for more than 10,000 students who will take up to 70 courses each semester.

A rendering of the College of Humanities and Sciences’ new 168,000-square-foot STEM building.

VCU to celebrate opening of new STEM building

April 18, 2023

The 168,000-square-foot building, located at the site of the former Franklin Street Gym, will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Edmund Acevedo

Acevedo selected as a Fulbright U.S. scholar for 2023-24

April 3, 2023

Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D., has a primary research focus on the impact of stress and fitness level on an individual’s health.

Pasic, who is graduating from VCU in May, works as the family room coordinator for Ronald McDonald House at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Nejla Pasic’s drive to help others leads to position at Ronald McDonald House

March 29, 2023

“If I was able to put a small smile on somebody's face, that was enough for me for that single day,” Pasic said.

Arnethea Sutton, Ph.D., studies the impact of sociodemographic, health care and psychosocial factors on racial disparities in cardiovascular toxicities experienced by breast cancer survivors. (File photo)

Arnethea Sutton selected for National Cancer Institute Early Investigator Advancement Program

Feb. 24, 2023

Sutton, a VCU alum, is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.

jo simovic and paula rodriguez-miguelez

Ph.D. student earns prestigious fellowship

Jan. 18, 2023

Jo Simovic is a doctoral student in the rehabilitation and movement science doctoral program in the exercise physiology track.

Concept rendering inside VCU's new STEM building. Classes are set to begin in fall 2023.

Take a virtual tour of VCU’s new STEM building

Dec. 15, 2021

The 168,000-square-foot facility set to open in 2023 will feature a variety of unique learning environments.

VCU student volunteers and interns work with workout buddies through the nonprofit Jacob's Chance, an organization that aims to enrich the lives of children and young adults with disabilities. (Courtesy photo)

Students team up with local nonprofit to promote health wellness for young adults with disabilities

Dec. 14, 2021

Members of Jacob’s Chance have the opportunity to build independence and get in a great workout while also having a fun one-on-one experience with VCU interns and volunteers.

The coastline of Sorrento, Italy. (Courtesy of Stephanie Tignor)

Study abroad — from home

Oct. 8, 2021

When the pandemic suspended international travel — and student Erin McCoy’s study abroad trip to Italy — VCU’s Global Education Office helped her identify a virtual opportunity instead.