Third annual Battle for the Capital
The clock is ticking for the third annual Battle for the Capital! Last year, your alma mater stomped the Spiders on the court AND in our alumni giving challenge. Help us do it again! Read more.
Life Sciences: Huff dies at 62
Thomas F. Huff, Ph.D., who as vice provost for life sciences and research at Virginia Commonwealth University led VCU’s march into the age of genomic research, has died. He was 62. Read more.
VCU love stories
Roses are red. Violets are blue. But they really should be black and gold, judging by these stories from couples who found love through Virginia Commonwealth University. Read more.
Former Provost Grace Harris awarded honorary degree
Grace E. Harris, Ph.D. (M.S.W.’60/SW), former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, was awarded an honorary degree from William & Mary during that university’s 2015 Charter Day ceremony on Feb. 6. Read more.
VCU to drop SAT requirement
Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao, Ph.D., announced that VCU no longer will require applicants with a high school GPA of 3.3 or higher to submit SAT scores, following a national trend toward relying on the GPA as a better predictor of student success. Read more.
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