Life Sciences: ILS alumni panel 2014
On Nov. 20, 36 Integrative Life Sciences students were invited by ILS program director Bill Eggleston, Ph.D., to the annual ILS alumni panel, which is intended to aid graduates in being successful upon completion of the program. Read more.
Life Sciences: RVA Environmental Film Fest is next month
The Fifth Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival is scheduled to be held the first week of February. The Enrichmond Foundation, Falls of the James Group – Sierra Club, Capital Region Land Conservancy, and EarthCraft Virginia have collaborated on this year’s festival, choosing many films designed to raise awareness of environmental issues. Read more.
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.
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