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Text: Beyond Sustainability, climate justice charrette.  Our world is descending into climate crisis. We need to consider ambitious and innovative solutions - and all of us need to be part of this creative process.

Beyond Sustainability: Climate Justice Charrette begins February 15

Feb. 2, 2023

This unique opportunity is open to all VCU students to propose and develop climate justice/sustainability action plans

Paul Zimba, Ph.D.

Paul Zimba, Ph.D., joins Rice Rivers Center as research faculty

Feb. 1, 2023

Zimba brings long history of biological science research

students and faculty looking at instrument panel on grass outside

Application window open for summer undergraduate internship with NASA

Dec. 14, 2022

Deadline for submission is January 30, 2023

Woman on the banks of the water with blue gloves on performing an experiment with the water

Mary Coughter, Ph.D. candidate, subject of VPM film

Oct. 26, 2022

The film focuses on her research on microorganisms in the James River.

Person on dock speaking to people in kayaks on the water

Footprints on the James focus of VCU News Exposure article

July 5, 2022

Kayaks. Campfires. Microscopes. Students soaked up knowledge of the James River’s natural history and biodiversity over five adventure-filled weeks.

v.c.u. graduates dressed in regalia attending their fall commencement

Celebrating our 2022 Life Sciences graduates

May 23, 2022

Congratulations to all of our new spring 2022 Life Sciences alumni!

The stories of 2021

Dec. 17, 2021

Jill Biden’s visit. The 10th anniversary of VCU’s historic Final Four run. Rabia Kamara takes the ice cream world by storm. Here are the VCU News stories of the year.

The 14,000-square-foot VCU Rice Rivers Center Research Facility includes offices, collaborative/teaching spaces and state-of-the-art research laboratories for VCU students, faculty, staff and research partners. (Allen Jones, University Marketing)

A research gem for the river

Oct. 18, 2021

New VCU Rice Rivers Center Research Facility brings game-changing capabilities for researchers exploring the ecosystem of the James River.

Over the years, the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program has planted 30 million oysters, helping to filter billions of gallons of water. (File photo)

With new federal grant, VCU’s Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program expands its reach

July 22, 2020

The grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will increase the impact of the oyster restoration program.

Alumni Stars honorees are selected through faculty recommendations and alumni committees from across the university. Recipients will be honored Nov. 7 at the Dewey Gottwald Center at the Science Museum of Virginia. (Courtesy image)

VCU to celebrate 17 notable alumni at biennial Alumni Stars event

Oct. 29, 2019

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson among recipients who will be honored Nov. 7 at the Science Museum of Virginia.