Summer is here, and with it comes thoughts of vacation — sandy beaches, road trips, long days, staycations, and relaxing with a good book in hand. We asked VCU faculty for their summer reading recommendations.
Clinicians have worked with close to 40 patients since the program began in February 2016, treating those with drug addictions, particularly opioid addictions.
The pilot program, called Quick Start Construction Training, is teaching the basics of construction work to Richmond residents who have struggled with addiction, homelessness and incarceration.
The funds raised thus far have established 216 new endowed scholarships and student support funds, 49 new endowed professorships and chairs, and 59 new endowed faculty support and research funds.
The School of Engineering cooperative education program opens the door for students to work full time in a paid professional engineering position while taking a semester away from coursework.
VCU medical student Yasamin Sharifzadeh is first author on the paper, which was published earlier this month in the journal Anesthesiology.
Events and announcements
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) is seeking faculty/staff interested in mentoring underrepresented students in the Multicultural Connection Advisement Mentoring Program (MCAP). MCAP is a valuable opportunity for incoming students to enhance their collegiate experience at VCU through mentoring, academic enrichment, and leadership development.
The Wellness Resource Center hosts its Summer Brown Bag Series on the first and third Thursdays of the month from noon to 1 p.m. beginning Thursday, June 22. Presentations will take place in The Well’s Recovery Clubhouse, where The Well’s staff will present on special topics. The VCU community is invited to bring lunch and eat while attending these presentations.
Shockoe Artspace, located at 12 N. 19th St., is presenting “Visitor,” a solo exhibition by NYC-based artist Roberto Jamora through Aug. 27. “Visitor” brings together two series of Roberto Jamora’s abstract paintings.