Medicine: Family celebrates a 101st birthday with gift
Clelia Johnson turned 101 in September. She remembers clearly coming to work at the Medical College of Virginia soon after high school. She had “the audacity,” she said, to ask the president of the college at the time, William Sanger, Ph.D., to speak at her medical secretary graduation. That contact led to her first job and then to a more than 60-year career working in medical pathology. Read more.
2015 State of the University Address
VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., will present the 2015 VCU State of the University Address at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the University Student Commons. VCU will also stream the address online. Read more.
Challenging new grads to ‘be disruptive’
During fall commencement ceremonies, Kay Coles James, former director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, challenged Virginia Commonwealth University’s newest graduates not to accept mediocrity but to be disruptive. Read more.
Athletics: Shaka Smart finds balance, success at VCU
There was a time in his life, Shaka Smart admits, when he took losing so hard that he would go home after a game, sit, stare into space and wait for the phone to ring. Almost inevitably, the person on the other end of the line was Oliver Purnell, his boss. Read more.
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