Daniel Bustamante

CILSE doctoral candidate awarded NIH/NIDA grant

April 20, 2022

The grant will allow Bustamante to continue to fully dedicate his time in a training fellowship.

Launched last fall the Little Ram Pantries provide free food and toiletries to help address food insecurity among students. An additional six pantries have been installed this semester, including in Larrick Student Center on the MCV Campus. Photo by Thomas Kojcsich, University Marketing.

Little Ram Pantries project expands, including to the MCV Campus

March 21, 2022

Similar to Little Free Libraries, the boxes address student food insecurity by providing free nonperishable food and other goods.

VCU students paddle alongside a Terrain360 boat that generated a panoramic virtual tour of an 11-mile stretch of the Middle James River studied by the students. (Photo courtesy of James Vonesh)

VCU students to assess rivers on behalf of Virginia’s Scenic Rivers Program

Jan. 3, 2022

A 2020 course project proved so successful it resulted in a formal partnership with the state for VCU students to continue conducting river evaluations, beginning in the spring semester.

The stories of 2021

Dec. 17, 2021

Jill Biden’s visit. The 10th anniversary of VCU’s historic Final Four run. Rabia Kamara takes the ice cream world by storm. Here are the VCU News stories of the year.

Adele Balmer

Center for Integrative Life Sciences Education Ph.D. candidate named COVES Policy Fellow

Nov. 10, 2021

Adele Balmer recently completed a 12-week program with the goal to strengthen the relationship between sciences and the state lawmakers in Virginia.

9 people in masks in from of screen saying MTS FINALS

Center for Integrative Life Sciences Education candidates place in competition finals

Oct. 18, 2021

Students presented their research in three minutes or less.

The 14,000-square-foot VCU Rice Rivers Center Research Facility includes offices, collaborative/teaching spaces and state-of-the-art research laboratories for VCU students, faculty, staff and research partners. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)

A research gem for the river

Oct. 18, 2021

New VCU Rice Rivers Center Research Facility brings game-changing capabilities for researchers exploring the ecosystem of the James River.

Stephen S. Fong Ph.D. affixes a monitor on his car to measure local ozone pollution.

Stephen Fong, Ph.D., measures air quality in Richmond

Oct. 6, 2021

Fong's work part of VCU News article

A comic created by Maggie Colangelo and Bernard Means tells the story of the world's oldest ham.

The subject of a VCU student and professor’s new comic? The world’s oldest ham.

July 16, 2021

The one-page comic gives the Isle of Wight County Museum “another way of telling the story of Smithfield hams.”

VCU students take samples from water pools collecting on rocks on the James River. (James Vonesh, for VCU News)

How VCU’s Center for Environmental Studies is emerging as a national leader in hands-on freshwater education

July 14, 2021

A $497,000 grant from the National Science Foundation is the latest development in the center’s focus on experiential river studies.