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Concept rendering inside VCU's new STEM building. Classes are set to begin in fall 2023.

Take a virtual tour of VCU’s new STEM building

Dec. 15, 2021

The 168,000-square-foot facility set to open in 2023 will feature a variety of unique learning environments.

A group of VCU students and academic advisers have created a way for underrepresented students to overcome barriers as they pursue careers in health care. (Getty Images)

VCU P.R.I.M.E. empowers underrepresented students interested in health care careers

March 10, 2021

The student- and staff-initiated group identifies traditional barriers and develops strategies to help peers overcome them.

Soldiers in the Virginia National Guard look toward the U.S. Capitol building as they secure the area around the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20 At least 25,000 soldiers were authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in January. Among them were several with connections to VCU. (Photo by Bryan Myhr)

VCU students in the Virginia National Guard reflect on a history-making mission

March 1, 2021

As they return to their studies, the students who were stationed at the U.S. Capitol earlier this winter share details of their experiences in Washington.

The first steel beams for VCU's new science, technology, engineering and math building arrive next week. The six-floor building is under construction at the site of VCU’s former Franklin Street Gym, which was demolished last year. (Credit: Ballinger/Quinn Evans Architects.)

VCU’s new STEM building is beginning to take shape

Feb. 22, 2021

Steel beams for the building will be delivered next week. The project at the site of the old Franklin Street Gym will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

David Vu

Interdisciplinary science alum honored at VCU's 10 Under 10 awards program

Oct. 26, 2020

One of David Vu’s favorite phrases is “off the beaten path.” You might even call it a mantra. Which helps explain why he put himself through pharmacy school but didn’t end up working at a pharmacy.

Tarek Haggy

Student turns EMT experience into research opportunity

Nov. 26, 2019

Emergency medicine is not for the faint of heart. Usually the first on the scene during a crisis, emergency medical technicians are responsible for providing care – no matter the situation – and quickly transporting the patient to the nearest medical facility.