Posts Tagged VCU

Record donation should make VCU a world leader in diagnosing and treating liver disease

Dr. Dr. Arun Sanyal (left) and Dr. Todd Stravitz (right); (Credit: Virginia Commonwealth University)

Liver disease is a growing problem in this country, and Virginia Commonwealth University is hoping to fight that trend with the largest donation in its history.  Sandy Hausman has that story.

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New VCU Poll: Black Virginians Twice as Likely to Face Economic Hardship During Recovery


The pandemic is hitting racial and ethnic minorities harder in Virginia, according to a new poll. Michael Pope reports.

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New Study: More Deaths Can Be Attributed to COVID-19

A new study from Virginia Commonwealth University suggests the death rate from COVID-19 is higher than reported. 

Sandy Hausman spoke with its lead author about the under-count, what some states have done wrong during the pandemic and how this state has performed.

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VCU Shows Congress How Intrusive Advising Can Help Achieve Equity in Higher Ed


Tomika LeGrande is vice provost for strategic enrollment management at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Are colleges and universities in Virginia equitable? Or should the federal government be doing more to achieve racial and income equity? Michael Pope has this report from Capitol Hill.

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Va. News Topics: Adjunct Faculty Pay And Padlocks


Credit: Virginia Public Access Project

Annoyed residents in a Norfolk neighborhood are calling for a grand jury to investigate a footbridge. And Virginia Commonwealth University is under pressure to increase pay for part-time teachers in its nationally-acclaimed art school. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s Va. News link.

Fred Echols has more.

Click here for more from the Virginia Public Access Project

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Saving the History and Heroes of Social Welfare


Causes like the 40-hour work week, laws against child labor and winning the vote for women involved heroic fights. VCU Libraries and its partners are sharing images of social welfare heroes online.​ (Credit: American Labor Museum)

Every picture tells a story. That’s why Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries and partners from across the nation are creating the Image Portal, an online collection focused on social reform and social welfare — things like prohibition, women’s suffrage, civil rights and immigration. Sandy Hausman has details.

Click here to read more about the Social Welfare History Project

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