Emily Richardson is one of 29 fellows selected for Carnegie-Knight News21, a national reporting initiative headquartered at Arizona State University. (Thomas Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2024: As part of journalism’s next generation, Emily Richardson is ready to ask the tough questions

April 5, 2024

The mass communications major already has her first post-VCU assignment: a prestigious reporting fellowship.

Ana Edwards, an assistant professor of African American studies at VCU, has been interviewing members of the Family Representative Council, including Joe Jones and others who have been connected with the work going back to 1994. (Contributed photo)

VCU students, faculty document oral history of the East Marshall Street Well Project

April 2, 2024

The Health Humanities Lab, a research lab at VCU’s Humanities Research Center, is conducting the project in collaboration with the Family Representative Council.

Thirteen staff members earned honors at this year’s Staff Senate Awards. Among the recipients, Camille Coy (second from right) said, “It’s wonderful to know that the work I do is seen and valued and that people have a positive experience because of the effort that I’m putting in.” (Thomas Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU Staff Senate Awards recognize service to students, patients, colleagues and community

March 13, 2024

This year’s honorees reflect broad and deep impacts on the academic and medical campuses.

Kay Coghill’s Ph.D. dissertation explores digital violence and misogynoir, the unique discrimination that Black women experience. (Contributed photo)

Through research and activism, VCU doctoral student explores gender, race, violence and culture – and wins American Society of Criminology award

Feb. 1, 2024

In their studies, in front of a classroom and in digital work, Kay Coghill sheds light on misogynoir and helps survivors of sexual violence.

julian glover speaking with a student

Glover's work on self-determination is not just theoretical but deeply personal

Oct. 24, 2022

The activist, performer and iCubed scholar studies and celebrates the embodied knowledge of marginalized communities.

Following the Supreme Court's ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson, Americans in a number of states are expected to face changes in access to reproductive health resources. VCU experts share what impacts they expect from this Supreme Court decision. (Getty Images)

Exploring the impact of Dobbs v. Jackson

June 29, 2022

The scope of one of the U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent rulings could have wide-ranging impacts, from law and criminal justice to mental health, experts say.

a bird's eye view of a large group of people holding up signs and parading down a street in protest

A statement for our community on reproductive justice

June 24, 2022

VCU GSWS wholeheartedly affirms people’s right to safe and legal abortion access, which has been jeopardized and effectively dismantled by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

“The New Eagle Creek Saloon,” an installation at The Kitchen by artist Sadie Barnette that reimagines the first Black-owned gay bar in San Francisco. moore's residency is presented in connection to the installation. Photo courtesy of The Kitchen.

Professor’s ‘nightlife-in-residency’ explores queer nightlife, club culture

Feb. 2, 2022

‘My hope is that this project, which is so focused on feeling, sensation, lingering and community, reminds people to feel,’ madison moore said.

VCU researcher receives major grant to design and test a comprehensive assessment of sexual health

Jan. 10, 2022

The grant is the largest in the history of VCU’s Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.

Tosha Yingling. “Disability studies is as important for people that consider themselves able-bodied as people with disabilities, particularly when we talk about race or class.” (Kevin Morley, University Marketing)

Disability studies certificate helps students critique social models through lectures, readings, guest speakers and research

Nov. 11, 2021

The Partnership for People with Disabilities in collaboration with the School of Education launched the certificate as a unique interdisciplinary sequence of courses.