R. McKenna Brown, founding director of VCU’s School of World Studies, retires after 28 years
June 1, 2023
An expert in Maya culture and language, Brown expanded global learning and international partnerships for students and supported faculty development.
From the heart, VCU student group promotes Latinx health equity
May 24, 2023
Collective Corazón’s efforts include a spring symposium that spotlighted professionals and inspired aspiring practitioners.
10 projects awarded funding from the VCU Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Fund
May 16, 2023
The fund awarded nearly $100,000 this year to faculty for research projects related to the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Class of 2023: With an expanding world view, Ishaan Nandwani sees medicine as service
May 8, 2023
VCU Honors College senior, with degrees in biology and Spanish, looks to blend patient and community care.
Class of 2023: Gabriella Zenelovic pairs military and Arabic language training as she considers federal service career path
May 4, 2023
International studies major found her way to VCU with an assist from the basketball team.
VCU studies helped prepare alum Samantha McCartney for a career in France
March 27, 2023
McCartney enjoys the challenges and opportunities that have come with life in Paris, where she works for a creative production company.
British ambassador to the U.S. visits VCU on tour of Richmond
March 24, 2023
From classroom visits to discussions with students about U.S.-U.K. relations, Dame Karen Pierce and representatives from the U.K. embassy gave VCU students a global perspective this week.
Class of 2023: Bridget Ferguson is providing much-needed Spanish interpretation services in the legal system
March 6, 2023
Ferguson, a student in VCU’s Spanish-English Translation Interpretation Certificate program, says it feels “meaningful and rewarding to be able to put my abilities to use in a way that helps people and helps to maintain the integrity of our legal system.”
Transdisciplinary Environmental Research Incubator funds four new research collaborations
Feb. 2, 2023
“The incubator will soon become a model for future research collaborations across the university,” said Cristina Stanciu, Ph.D., director of the Humanities Research Center.
VCU alum is the recipient of a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program fellowship
March 10, 2022
Studies at VCU helped lay the foundation for the work Kelly Nguyen hopes to do with the U.S. foreign service.