Syed Ahmed

A REMS doctoral student has been selected to receive a research fund from the Sleep Research Society Foundation.

Nov. 28, 2023

Syed Imran Ahmed (Advisor: Dr. Salvatore Carbone) is a doctoral student in the REMS (Rehabilitation and Movement Science) program, specializing in the exercise physiology track.

Jennifer Weggen, a doctoral student at VCU, served for 12 years in the Navy. (Contributed photo)

Navy veteran and VCU doctoral student Jennifer Weggen is serving her military colleagues on many fronts

Nov. 8, 2023

Her research focus on PTSD, traumatic brain injury and heart health, and her work with student and alumni military groups, reflect a longstanding passion with family roots.

Arnethea Sutton

Dr. Arnethea Sutton has been awarded first class honors as a faculty scholar, recognized for her exceptional accomplishments!

Oct. 16, 2023

Dr. Sutton has research interests in identifying and understanding the association between sociodemographic, healthcare and psychosocial factors and racial disparities in cardiovascular toxicities amongst breast cancer survivors.

Salvatore Carbone

Dr. Salvatore Carbone receives award from the Heart Failure Society of America

Oct. 16, 2023

Dr. Carbone's research investigates the role of different dietary interventions and body composition phenotypes on cardiorespiratory fitness and energy metabolism in patients with obesity and heart failure, with a focus on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

A new award, which will be given annually, honors VCU faculty members who were nationally or internationally recognized for exceptional accomplishments during the course of their current evaluation period. (Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU announces first class of faculty scholars honored for ‘exceptional accomplishments’

Oct. 11, 2023

National/International Recognition Award will reward faculty members who personify the uncommon excellence that can be found across VCU.

Yas Drawns (left) works with Darius Williams, a peer academic coach. Peer Academic Coaching, which is part of the Campus Learning Center, pairs students trained as academic coaches with freshmen for individual or ongoing sessions. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Peer Academic Coaching lets VCU freshmen learn from the wisdom of fellow students

Oct. 5, 2023

Campus Learning Center’s new program targets first-semester connections that promote academic and personal success.

More than 10,000 students will take up to 70 courses each semester in VCU’s new STEM building on Franklin Street, starting this fall. (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications.)

Take a video tour of VCU’s new STEM building on Franklin Street

Sept. 1, 2023

The College of Humanities and Sciences’ building dedicated to STEM will serve more than 10,000 students in up to 70 courses each semester.

Charlie Hassett’s study abroad experience in Cyprus gave him invaluable lab time while also allowing for an opportunity to explore. (Contributed photo)

Human anatomy program in Cyprus gives rising junior new perspective on his studies

Aug. 10, 2023

Charlie Hassett, a health, physical education and exercise science major, enjoyed the opportunity to work with cadavers and prepare for a career in the medical field.

Jerome Reid, senior athletic trainer for the Philadelphia Eagles, knew he wanted to enter the field after his first Intro to Athletic Training course at VCU. (Courtesy photo)

With the health of athletes in his hands, VCU alum Jerome Reid is an NFL star outside the spotlight

Aug. 9, 2023

Senior trainer for the Philadelphia Eagles followed a path of perseverance to reach the pros.

‘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.