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Merging art and science

By partnering with the VCU School of the Arts, Daniel McGarvey, Ph.D., hopes to teach VCU graduate students how to present research data in a more engaging way.
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Improving the lives of veterans

Collaboration with researchers across VCU’s campus allowed alum Thomas Shaak, Ph.D., to gain expertise in wound healing that benefits military veterans.
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Gaining the confidence to lead

While pursuing a master’s degree in environmental studies, VCU alumna Jennifer Ciminelli gained the practical skills and self-confidence to become a leader in her field.
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Thomas F. Huff, Ph.D., who led VCU’s march into the age of genomic research, dies at age 62

February 2, 2015

With profound sadness, VCU Life Sciences mourns the untimely loss of its founding vice provost.

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