Everett Worthington, a beloved counseling psychology professor, developed a couples counseling intervention that has been implemented by marriage counselors around the world, and mentored a generation of graduate students, some of whom have gone on to become famous psychologists.
The U.S. senator and 2016 Democratic Party vice presidential nominee previously served as governor of Virginia, lieutenant governor of Virginia and mayor of Richmond.
Dylan Halpern is in Brazil’s largest city, where a controversial law has created a setting that quietly hints something is missing: an urban metropolis of 12 million people, with skyscrapers, a booming financial sector, and no billboards.
Tatenda Ndambakuwa grew up in Zimbabwe, and vividly remembers the country’s food crisis in 2008 that left her and millions of others facing starvation. Now she is building a mobile app to prevent future famines in Africa.
The Graduate Student Association-sponsored event showcased projects from more than 70 researchers as part of the seventh annual VCU Research Weeks.
Events and announcements
After a rigorous national search, VCU has announced the appointment of Monica J. Orozco, Ph.D., as executive director of Online@VCU, effective July 1. Orozco currently serves as the vice provost of extended learning at the University of New Mexico.
The VCU Opera and VCU Opera Orchestra will present a special double feature of Puccini’s one-act operas Friday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors and VCU employees; and free for VCU students with a VCU I.D.
VCU’s departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media will open their annual Senior Show Friday at 5 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building, 1000 W. Broad St.