Adult Learning Masters Program: Information Session for Prospective Students
05:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Adult Learning Masters Program in the School of Education holds an information session in Oliver Hall, Room 2116. The program focus is adult learning in adult literacy, human resource development and teaching and learning with technology. Individuals interested in working in corporate training and development and adult literacy environments are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact Robin Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8021.
VCU Service Fair
1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Student Government Association sponsors the first service fair in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms. Learn how to lend a helping hand, meet with local service organizations, discover opportunities to volunteer and get community service hours.
For more information, contact Aly Metz at email@example.com.
Be the Match on Campus: Bone Marrow Registry
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Be the Match on Campus at VCU invites the community to stop by the information table on the first floor of the University Student Commons, just outside the Commons Theater, to learn about the bone marrow registry. Faculty, staff and students between the ages of 18 and 44 and in generally good health are eligible to join with a simple cheek swab.
For more information, contact Laura Gariepy at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/site/TR?fr_id=2651&pg=entry#.UwdPtIWhZz4.
The Global Education Office invites students, faculty, staff and community visitors to the International Cafe in the University Student Commons, Richmond Salons I-II. This time of socializing offers the opportunity for members of the VCU community from all over the world to meet, develop friendships, relax and share ideas in a casual setting. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Pamela Haney at email@example.com or (804) 828-8309.
How to Create a Research Poster
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program hosts a poster workshop session at Harris Hall, Room 2126. The workshop will cover some of the technical aspects of poster creation from design to printing and prepare undergraduates to present work at the Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity, which is on campus April 23.
For more information, contact Herb Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://wp.vcu.edu/vcuurop/2014/02/24/postersession2014/.
Chemistry Seminar Series
The Department of Chemistry features Chris Senanayake, Ph.D., Boehringer Ingelheim, discussing “Timely Chemical Process Research is a Critical Part for Efficient Drug Development” in Oliver Hall, Room 1024.
For more information, contact Rhea Miller at email@example.com or (804) 828-1298.
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research Lectures
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Add to calendar http://healthpolicy.vcu.edu 27-02-2014 16:00:00 27-02-2014 17:00:00 15 Department of Healthcare Policy and Research Lectures The Department of Healthcare Policy and Research presents Raushan Issayeva, M.D., and Aygul Kaptagaeva, M.D., discussing "Global Health: Kazakhstan's Health System and Research Priorities" on Thursday, Feb. 27, 4-5 p.m. at One Capitol Square, Room 4-104. On Thursday, March 6, 4-5 p.m., Jami DelliFraine, Ph.D., associate professor, VCU Department of Health Administration, will discuss "Developing a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction System of Care in Dallas County" at One Capitol Square, Room 4-104. R.S.V.P. to the email address below. Department of Healthcare Policy and Research Lectures Anna Rose firstname.lastname@example.org DD/MM/YYYY
The Department of Healthcare Policy and Research presents Raushan Issayeva, M.D., and Aygul Kaptagaeva, M.D., discussing "Global Health: Kazakhstan's Health System and Research Priorities" on Thursday, Feb. 27, 4-5 p.m. at One Capitol Square, Room 4-104. On Thursday, March 6, 4-5 p.m., Jami DelliFraine, Ph.D., associate professor, VCU Department of Health Administration, will discuss "Developing a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction System of Care in Dallas County" at One Capitol Square, Room 4-104. R.S.V.P. to the email address below.
For more information, contact Anna Rose at email@example.com or (804) 628-2351 or visit http://healthpolicy.vcu.edu.
'Are You Masculine Enough?'
The Wellness Resource Center, Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students, Men Against Violence and University Counseling Services present “Are You Masculine Enough?” in the Commons Theater. Discuss the impact of masculinity on body image and health and explore ways of redefining masculinity.
For more information, contact Tammi Slovinsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-2085.
Young Love Discussion
Where is the Line? holds an open discussion in the University Student Commons, Shockoe Room, dealing with young love experiences that may have led to abusive relationships.
For more information, contact Danielle Corsino at email@example.com or (302) 354-2091.
Biostatistics Candidate Presentation
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from noon to 12:50 p.m.
The Center for Clinical and Translational Research hosts a public presentation by Mikhail Dozmorov, Ph.D., biostatistics candidate, at One Capital Square, Room 305. Dozmorov will discuss understanding the concept of epigenetic and its role in regulation of molecular mechanisms; distinguishing among common and rare genomic variants; and understanding the method for finding statistically significant associations of genomic and epigenetic data.
For more information, contact Angie Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 628-0634.
Minority Health Conference Keynote Lecture Broadcast
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences hosts the internet broadcast of the UNC Minority Health Conference's 16th annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture. The theme for the conference is "Innovative Approaches to Youth Health: Engaging Youth in Creating Healthy Communities." It provides a forum for the scholarly exchange of ideas related to understanding and addressing continuing health disparities in minority populations. Visit http://minorityhealth.web.unc.edu/ for details.
For more information, contact Thelma A. Mack at email@example.com or visit http://training.vcu.edu/course_detail.asp?ID=12463.
VCU Athletics: Baseball and Men's Basketball
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 3 p.m.
VCU Baseball takes on Temple three times in the next four days. Friday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m.; Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.; and Monday, March 2, at 1 p.m. All games take place at The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard. Men's Basketball is back on Saturday, March 1, at 6 p.m. at the Siegel Center. This is a "gold out" game.
For more information, contact VCU Ticket Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-7267 or visit http://www.vcuathletics.com/tickets/TicketCentral/.
Noise Alert: Cabell's Third Floor Will Be Loud Friday
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shelving and furniture on the third floor of Cabell Library will be removed and moved Friday, Feb. 28. People seeking quiet study space should try the fourth floor. In addition, staff offices on the first floor will be relocating to prepare for construction of the new library. Pardon the noise.
For more information, contact Sue Robinson at srobinson26@vcu or (804) 828-0129.
Activities Programming Board Weekend Films: 'The Butler' and 'Don Jon'
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Activities Programming Board shows films every weekend in the Commons Theater for students and faculty with a valid VCU ID. This weekend the board will show "The Butler" and "Don Jon." "The Butler" will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. "Don Jon" will play at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. Bring a guest for free popcorn and movies.
For more information, contact Kirsten Goodale at email@example.com.
Shafer Alliance Laboratory Theatre Presents Independence
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Shafer Alliance Laboratory Theatre presents the play "Independence" by Lee Blessing at the Shafer Street Playhouse. It will also be performed on Saturday, March 1, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The play stars Theatre VCU's Maggie Monk, Emily Adler, Lauren Davis and Danielle Williams. Directed by Jorge Bermudez and Amber Martinez. Admission is free.
For more information, contact Jorge Bermudez at Bermudezja@vcu.edu.
Grad Students Visioning Session on New Library
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
VCU Libraries invites graduate students to attend a “visioning” session in the James Branch Cabell Library, fourth floor conference room. The new Graduate and Faculty Research Center addition in the renovated Monroe Park Campus library will be discussed. Attendees will be briefed on the new space and will be asked opinions about aesthetics, seating and table types.
For more information, contact Sue Robinson at srobinson26@vcu or (804) 828-0129.
Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority hosts a Zumba session in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-B. There will be giveaways.
For more information, contact Keisha-Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (571) 830-9598.
Optional Practical Training Workshops
Monday, Mar. 3, 2014 at 11 a.m.
The Global Education Office hosts two upcoming workshops for F-1 students interested in applying for Optional Practical Training work authorization. Sessions will be held on Monday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in the Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward A and Wednesday, March 5, 9-10:30 a.m. in West Grace North Residence Hall, Room 1030J. These workshops are strongly recommended for all F-1 students considering applying for OPT. The application process and questions about working while on OPT will be discussed.
For more information, contact Shira Schieken at email@example.com or visit http://www.global.vcu.edu/students/immigration/f1/OPT/.
'Nonesuch Tales of Ardea Herodias'
Tuesday, Mar. 4, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
VCUarts Anderson Gallery presents the performance of "Nonesuch Tales of Ardea Herodias," 2013 InLight best in show winner, at the Anderson Gallery. The performance, which centers on the neighborhood of Shockoe Bottom and its changing character over time, will be performed by Rachel Cohn and Laurids Sonne with musical accompaniment by Michael Ashely. Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 5 p.m., performance at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Traci Garland at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1524 or visit http://arts.vcu.edu/andersongallery.
Managing Cancer Fatigue
Thursday, Mar. 6, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m.
VCU Massey Cancer Center invites all cancer patients, survivors and caregivers to join occupational therapist Suzänne Fleming Taylor, Ph.D., at the Stony Point Patient Resource Library, 9000 Stony Point Parkway, for a free presentation on managing cancer fatigue. Participants will learn how they can begin to take their life back and avoid feeding the cycle of fatigue related to cancer treatment. Register at www.CancerFatigue.eventbrite.com or call the number below.
For more information, contact Alaina Schneider at email@example.com or (804) 628-4578.