Net Impact Interest Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Net Impact at VCU hosts its first interest meeting in Snead Hall, Room B2165. Net Impact is a global organization of students and professionals with more than 40,000 members committed to creating a safer, healthier, more beautiful and abundant world. The organization promotes students to be the change they want to see on campus and along their career paths.
For more information, contact Katy Flick at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://netimpact.org.
Community Engaged Research Lunch and Learn Series
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m.
The Division of Community Engagement and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research presents an educational session, “Ethical Considerations for Community-Engaged Research (CEnR)" at the Larrick Student Center, Court End Ballroom A. Elizabeth Ripley, M.D., will articulate characteristics of research unique to CEnR, focusing on the diverse roles partners may play as related to the design and conduct of ethical research. Attendees should bring lunch.
For more information, contact Cynthia George at CEnR@vcu.edu.
Dean's Seminar: Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents a Dean's Seminar in the McGlothlin Medical Education Center Learning Theater, Room 2/3-200. Peter Wagner, M.D., from University of California-San Diego's Department of Medicine and Bioengineering, will present "The Determinants of Maximal Oxygen Consumption (VO2max)."
For more information, contact Haley VanderMeer at email@example.com or (804) 828-9756 or visit http://www.physiology.vcu.edu/seminars/index.html.
Theatre VCU Presents 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Theatre VCU presents "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" at the W.E. Singleton Performing Arts Center on Feb. 15 and 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 16 and 23 at 3 p.m.
For more information, contact Kate Salsbury at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-6026 or visit http://vcutheatre.showclix.com.
Jazz Orchestra I in Concert
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 8 p.m.
VCU Music presents the Jazz Orchestra I in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall at the W.E. Singleton Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $7 in advance; $10 at the door and free with VCU student ID. Guest artist trumpeter John D’earth will perform. Music includes pieces by Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Wynton Marsalis and The Mambo Kings.
For more information, contact VCU Music Box Office at email@example.com or (804) 828-6776 or visit http://www.vcumusic.showclix.com.
Community-Engaged Research Interest Group
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The Division of Community Engagement and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research invite the VCU community to the upcoming meeting of VCU’s Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Interest Group, which will be a question-and-answer session about CEnR and the IRB with Michelle Stickler, Ph.D., and facilitated by Jesse Senechal at West Grace South Residence Hall, Room 1004-F&G. Take this opportunity to ask questions about how aspects of CEnR may be considered during IRB review or to bring forward issues with IRB processes.
For more information, contact Cynthia George at CEnR@vcu.edu or (804) 719-1353.
February Research Network Lunch
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering presents February Research Network Lunch in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building, Rooms 104/105. Attend for lunch and chat about research projects, ideas and questions with other professionals. Lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. to the email address below by Friday, Feb. 21, and note any dietary restrictions.
For more information, contact Amanda Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THATCamp: Registration Open
Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 at 9 a.m.
VCU Libraries and other on-campus partners host RVA's first THATCamp March 14-15 at VCU. The national The Humanities and Technology Camp, THATCamp, is a user-generated "unconference," a participatory event where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. The RVA THATCamp: New Souths invites exploration of justice and technology. Register at http://newsouths2014.thatcamp.org/register through March 1.
For more information, contact Sue Robinson at srobinson26@vcu or visit http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5473ddf9615f21868c98b76df&id=3d30ecb909&e=.
Collegiate 100 Panel Discussion: 'Interracial Love'
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Collegiate 100 of VCU presents a Black History Month panel discussion, "Interracial Love," at West Grace South Residential Hall. Interracial relationships, how society views this growing development and the effect on individuals who have been or currently are in interracial relationships will be discussed.
For more information, contact Mark Hairston at email@example.com.
Weekend Workshops in Photography and Media
The Department of Photography & Film announces expanded community engagement by way of weekend workshops in spring 2014. The workshops are open to students, faculty and all community members, with a special discounted price for VCU alumni. Fun, intensive classes in antique cameras, sound design, media and community and portraiture are offered. Small class size guarantees hands-on experience and closely-guided instruction.
For more information, contact Sasha Waters Freyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 621-6499 or visit http://arts.vcu.edu/photofilm/workshops.
VCU Menorah Review: New Issue
The Center for Judaic Studies presents the 80th issue of VCU's Menorah Review, a quarterly electronic publication devoted to the enrichment of Jewish thought. To access, visit http://www.menorahreview.org. The publication examines Jewish experience in its varied dimensions and consists primarily of review essays based on scholarly books related to every aspect of Judaism.
For more information, contact Jack D. Spiro at email@example.com or (804) 304-5863 or visit http://www.vcu.edu/judaicstudies.
The VCU Police Department collects used cell phones, cell phone accessories, laptops, digital cameras and MP3 players all semester long. Items can be dropped off at 938 W. Grace St. or at the VCUHS Security Office on the second floor of Main Hospital. Proceeds from the recycling program will be donated to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
For more information, contact Tricia Mozingo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-6356 or visit http://www.ncadv.org.
Minority Political Leadership Institute: 2014 Application Deadline Approaching
The Minority Political Leadership Institute, a professional development experience that focuses on identifying cutting-edge and collaborative solutions to challenges impacting minority communities across the commonwealth, is accepting applications. The deadline is Feb. 15. For complete information on MPLI 2014 and to access the online application, visit http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/gehli/MPLI.html.
For more information, contact Susan Gooden at email@example.com or (804) 827-1169.
Pedestrian Traffic Patterns to Change Around Cabell Library
Starting Friday, Feb. 7, crews will set up a construction area on the east side of James Branch Cabell Library to build the temporary entrance. Some work may also be done Saturday, Feb. 8, and will continue the week of Feb. 10. The pedestrian pathway between the University Student Commons and the Compass will be adjusted in what is the first of many changes tied to the construction of the new library, which is scheduled to open in 2015.
For more information, contact Sue Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-0129 or visit http://www.library.vcu.edu/newlibrary/.
Campus ConseRVAtion Nationals
VCU Goes Green participates in a cross-town rivalry between VCU and the University of Richmond in February as part of the 2014 Campus Conservation Nationals. The energy reduction challenge utilizes Lucid Building Dashboard technologies to monitor electricity use in each residence hall. VCU dorms are also competing against each other through Feb. 28 to be the greenest hall on campus. The winning dorm will receive a prize and bragging rights.
For more information, contact Parker Long at email@example.com or visit http://buildingdashboard.net/vcu.
VCU Broad Street Mile: Exhibit Space Available to VCU Units
The second annual VCU Broad Street Mile takes place on Saturday, Sept. 20. VCU's schools, departments and units have the opportunity to exhibit at the festival at no cost. Units will receive a complimentary 10' x 10' space, including a tent, two 8' tables and four chairs. Exhibitors are encouraged to be creative with their space and make the most of this opportunity to engage with the VCU and Richmond communities. Booth space is limited and is available first-come, first-served.
For more information, contact Arianne Dowdell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8851.