The goal for the ICA is a stronger connection among university disciplines and with the city. “It’s incredibly important to us that everybody in the city of Richmond feels comfortable in this space,” said Joseph H. Seipel, interim director of the ICA. “We hope to have young people, old people, people from all walks of life come in here and be able to see the art and be part of the conversation.”
While Pakistan and the United States disagree on the strategy, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, said both countries want to see Afghanistan stabilized. “The security situation is deteriorating,” he said on Monday.
Noelle Pooler’s study explores how changing attitudes and behaviors can help prevent and control hypertension and diabetes among rural, medically underserved Jamaican women of childbearing age.
Faculty members presented on the latest research on gender differences in diseases of addiction, with the common theme being that more research examining women’s experiences is needed. Students presented their research at a poster session and reception.
Medical College of Virginia fans have an opportunity to purchase green-and-white throwback gear, which includes a T-shirt, long sleeve shirt, crew neck sweatshirt, baseball hat, keychain and more, while supplies last.
At Demo Day on Friday, April 20, the 18 finalist teams will have a chance to share their business concepts and plans for the future with Richmond-area investors, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as members of the VCU community and general public.
Events and announcements
VCU Dance presents “Means Within,” the Spring 2018 Senior Project Concert, at 8 p.m. April 19-21 at the Grace Street Theater, 934 W. Grace St. Tickets are $15, or $10 for students with a valid VCU I.D.
Alumna Colette Fu presents “Wa Hair Swinging Dance,” the pop-up book in which she captures the fervent movement of women from the Wa people of China engaged in a traditional harvest dance. The talk will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Cabell Library Lecture Hall, Room 303. The event is one of three marking the addition of the 3 millionth volume to VCU Libraries collection. Registration is requested.
Alumnus Ronald J. Peters, Ph.D., discusses “The Effects of the Eugenics Movement on African-American Mental and Physical Health: How to Break the Chains of Systemic Pathology,” from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Academic Learning Commons, Room 1102. Peters is the author of “Crossing Farmers Boulevard – A Journey to Oneness in a Polarizing World.” The Reunion Weekend lecture is sponsored by VCU Alumni’s African-American Alumni Council. Registration is requested.