April 3, 2019
Student Research Weeks, April 9-26, provide undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to present their work to faculty and peers.
Feb. 27, 2019
Discovery of the artifact in the James River comes as the Rice Rivers Center is preparing to teach an archaeology class that will explore the history of the site.
Dec. 4, 2018
Growing up in Richmond, Reid Anderson spent his childhood on and around the James River. Now at Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson is pursuing a master’s degree in the Department of Biology in the College of Humanities and Sciences and researching fish ecology in the lower James.
Dec. 4, 2018
For nearly 3,000 VCU students, commencement on Dec. 8 marks both the end of a journey and the start of something new.
Nov. 9, 2018
You see a lot of tattoos at VCU — some even with academic connections. These 12 Rams show off their tattoos and explain the meaning behind the ink.
Nov. 7, 2018
For the past eight years, Matt Balazik, Ph.D., and other researchers from the Rice Rivers Center at Virginia Commonwealth University have conducted trawl surveys in the James River in hopes of finding Atlantic sturgeon, the once-plentiful ancient fish that was listed as an endangered species in 2012.
Nov. 2, 2018
A project to plant dozens of trees this month in Carver will make the neighborhood a greener and more walkable community, while offsetting the carbon footprint of Virginia Commonwealth University as the trees grow.
Aug. 2, 2018
When swimmers, boaters or fisherman want to know the E.coli levels of the James River, they check the James River Association’s James River Watch website, which provides river condition data collected by volunteers on water temperature, turbidity, river height and bacteria.
July 26, 2018
The VCU Rice Rivers Center has completed a fundraising campaign that will finance nearly all construction of a $7 million research facility meant to bolster river-related research and the training of environmental scientists.
June 8, 2018
Coastal lifestyle brand Toadfish Outfitters to donate all proceeds of its Virginia sales.