Life Sciences: Tsunami batters Rice Center pier
At 3:30 p.m. on June 13, a tsunami of 25-centimeter wave height struck the East Coast and was recorded at tide gauges from New Jersey to Puerto Rico. A surface water elevation anomaly was detected at the VCU Rice Center pier about three hours later. Read more.
Life Sciences: Rice Center researchers receive awards
On Wednesday, April 24, the Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity was held in the Commonwealth Ballroom of the Student Commons. Organized by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program and part of VCU Student Research Week, the annual Undergraduate Poster Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for students to present their research endeavors to their academic peers, members of the VCU faculty, community members, and friends and family. Read more.
Life Sciences: Rivers in real time
It’s rare we have the opportunity to catch a glimpse into the prehistoric past, but the Atlantic sturgeon, a fish that once swam with the dinosaurs, offers just that. It also played an important role in Virginia’s history when it served as a critical food source for the early European colonists in Jamestown, helping them stave off starvation during the grim winter of 1609-1610, also known as “The Starving Time.” Read more.
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