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Commerce Secretary Todd P. Haymore to speak at VCU commencement

Todd P. Haymore, Virginia secretary of commerce and trade, will be the featured speaker at the VCU fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 10.

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Peter Buckley named dean of VCU School of Medicine

Peter F. Buckley, M.D., has been appointed dean of the VCU School of Medicine, effective Jan. 17.

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VCU School of Medicine physician edits Brain Injury journal on concussion research

A special edition of the journal Brain Injury that publishes Nov. 11 summarizes the latest research on combat-related concussions and their outcomes.

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Children’s Urology of Virginia joins Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Children’s Urology of Virginia has joined Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Weil Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Research celebrates grand opening at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate the grand opening of the Weil Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Research at VCU.

VCU, Sheltering Arms announce plans for hospital

Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System have announced plans for a new regional rehabilitation hospital in Goochland County.

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VCU receives nearly $6 million grant to advance youth violence prevention strategies in Richmond

The CDC recently awarded VCU a $6 million research grant to promote healthy communities and reduce violence rates in Richmond.


VCU joins elite group to represent U.S. in international organization

The VCU da Vinci Center has been accepted as an official partner of the European Innovation Academy.

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HCA and VCU partner to offer online degree program for working nurses

HCA Virginia and the VCU School of Nursing have partnered to offer a special cohort of the RN-to-B.S. program for HCA Virginia nurses.

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VCU hosts Facebook Live chat with sickle cell disease expert on Wednesday

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic, life-limiting disease in which chronic anemia, sickled red blood cells and inflammation cause debilitating pain and fatigue.

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VCU student-run physical therapy clinic opens Sept. 21

Virginia Commonwealth University physical therapy students will celebrate the grand opening of their free, student-run clinic Sept. 21.

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VCU hosts Facebook Live chat with concussion expert on Wednesday

With high school sports season underway, concerns about concussions are once again top of mind for many athletes and parents.


VCU to host its first medical hackathon

VCU is hosting its first medical hackathon, called HealthHacks, in which students will spend 24 hours finding solutions to unmet medical needs.

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VCU researchers receive $1 million grant to test diagnostic tool for Parkinson’s disease

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to VCU to test a diagnostic tool for Parkinson’s disease.


School teachers from across U.S. to visit VCU to explore history of school desegregation in Virginia

Social studies teachers from across the U.S. will visit VCU next summer to gain understanding of Virginia’s experience with school desegregation.

VCU physician calls for increased research for concussion treatment

Increased research and clinical funding is necessary to better understand the epidemiology of concussions and improve treatment following injury.

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VCU hosts Facebook Live chat with Zika expert on Wednesday

VCU Health will host a Facebook Live interview from 1 to 2 p.m. with Gonzalo Bearman, M.D., chairman of the Division of Infectious Diseases at VCU School of Medicine and hospital epidemiologist at VCU Medical Center.

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VCU program that trains leaders, advocates in field of childhood disabilities receives $3.1 million

A VCU program that prepares professionals for leadership roles in the field of childhood disabilities has been awarded a $3.1 million federal grant.

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VCU School of Nursing receives grant to increase nurses in community-based clinics

An $800,000 grant will allow the VCU School of Nursing to implement a program to increase the number of nurses in community-based clinical sites.


VCU names director of newly established Center for Compounding Practice and Research

The VCU School of Pharmacy will soon welcome Barbara Exum, Pharm.D., as director of the newly established Center for Compounding Practice and Research.

Student from Harrisonburg earns excellence award for leadership and international volunteerism

Lyubov Slashcheva arrived in the United States when she was 5 years old not knowing a word of English, but already determined to make an impact.

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Widows, widowers are happier in the face of adversity than others

Widowed patients suffering from neurological illness experience greater levels of happiness than married individuals with a similar condition.


VCU, Swedish study finds marriage protects against risk for developing alcohol use disorders

Marriage is causally related to a significant reduction in risk for development of alcohol use disorders, according to a new study.


NBA executive challenges VCU graduates to ‘find your passion’

Pamela El, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the NBA, challenged VCU graduates to find their passion.

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VCU Health System, Sheltering Arms Hospital form joint venture

VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital have signed an agreement to jointly address the need for stroke and brain injury care.

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VCU School of Nursing receives grant to explore effect of yoga on depression during pregnancy

The VCU School of Nursing will examine how motivational interviewing and prenatal yoga might prevent depression during and after pregnancy.


Symposium at VCU to explore latest trends, research in school safety

A symposium at the VCU School of Education will bring together leading experts to discuss the latest research related to school safety.

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VCU School of Nursing names new chair of Department of Adult Health and Nursing

VCU today appointed Beth Rodgers as professor and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems in the School of Nursing.


VCU receives $1.2 million grant to train counselors to support students with disabilities

VCU has received a $1.2 million federal grant to boost the number of school counselors who serve students with disabilities.

VCU tops UVA baseball, 11-5

The UVA baseball team lost to VCU, 11-5, Wednesday night at Davenport Field. Pavin Smith and Nate Eikhoff each had three hits for Virginia (24-16).

Game Notes: UVA baseball plays host to Radford, VCU this week

The UVA baseball team entertains Radford on Tuesday and VCU on Wednesday in midweek action at Davenport Field. Both games begin at 6 p.m.

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VCU researchers make the case for authentic engagement of community in research

Empowering community members to be stakeholders in research and health is a key focus of researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University.


VCU event to explore future of AirBnB in Virginia

Experts will convene at VCU as part of a panel discussion on concerns and opportunities related to companies such as AirBnB.

UVA baseball loses again: VCU tops Cavs, 7-5

The UVA baseball team lost at VCU, 7-5, Tuesday at The Diamond in Richmond. VCU (19-10) snapped a 16-game losing streak against the Cavaliers (18-12).

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VCU hosts Twitter chat with oral cancer expert on Wednesday

Jaisri Thoppay will answer questions about oral cancer during a VCU Health Twitter chat on April 6 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

#22 Virginia plays at VCU Tuesday, home with GW Wednesday

#22 Virginia plays VCU at The Diamond in Richmond Tuesday and returns home Wednesday to battle George Washington at Davenport Field.

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VCU study: Schizophrenia risk better predicted by deviation in intelligence from family

The degree to which an individual deviates in intelligence from their family is an accurate predictor of schizophrenia development.

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VCU hosts Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert on Wednesday

Virginia Commonwealth University will host a Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert Alex Valadka, M.D., on March 30.


VCU study marks potential breakthrough in search for better lithium and magnesium ion batteries

New Virginia Commonwealth University research demonstrates how to stabilize a multiply charged anion (negative ion).

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VCU Health symposium will examine trauma care challenges for pediatric, geriatric patients

Speakers will discuss special trauma care needed for pediatric and geriatric patients at the Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium, hosted by the VCU Health.

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Financial burdens affect health, quality of life for cancer survivors

Cancer survivors with financial difficulties have a higher risk of depressed mood and psychological distress.

Virginia rallies for 52-50 win at VCU in the WNIT First Round

The Virginia women’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the 2016 Women’s National Invitation Tournament with a 52-50 victory over VCU.

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VCU study finds college students feel less exam stress after visits with therapy dogs

A research team at VCU has found that visits with therapy dogs significantly reduce students’ perceived stress during final exam week.

Virginia plays Thursday at VCU in WNIT First Round

The Virginia women’s basketball team opens the 2016 Women’s National Invitation Tournament by taking on VCU on Thursday.


Five-run ninth lifts VCU past VMI

A five-run ninth inning broke a 6-6 tie and sent the VCU Rams past the VMI Keydets, 11-7, Tuesday evening at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.