With hard work and ingenuity, three students in VCU’s occupational therapy program in the School of Allied Health Professions devised a swiveling computer table that will help Derrick Bayard increase his independence.
Heather Jones, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, received the grant, which will increase the number of psychology doctoral students who work with the Primary Care Psychology Training Collaborative, a VCU program that provides pro bono treatment for a variety of behavioral and mental health issues.
Annual Morton B. Gulak Lecture invites renowned experts in planning, architecture or urban design to VCU each year to share their experiences and perspectives with students, neighbors and regional professionals. The 2017 lecture will take place Oct. 25.
VCU campus events — including discussions with MC Lyte, Mad Skillz, Grand Master Caz, Roxanne Shante and Jorge Pabon — explore hip-hop, its roots, and how the genre is a global connector for students.
Events and announcements
As part of events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month at VCU, Professor Lazaro Lima (University of Richmond) will discuss his forthcoming book on Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and Latina justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Commons Theater.
Ondracek-Peterson and Masters will present a duo guest recital in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for VCU students with valid ID. The performance starts at 7 p.m.
The annual CURRENT Art Fair features Richmond region galleries exhibiting new artwork from regional, national, and international artists. The fair seeks to cultivate a community engaged with visual art through free general admission, panel discussions, and by building connections between collectors and local galleries.