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Sunday, Mar. 9 - Sunday, Mar. 16

Spring break for both campuses

Biostatistics Candidate Presentation

12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

The Center for Clinical and Translational Research hosts a public presentation by Wang Qingguo, Ph.D., biostatistics candidate, at One Capitol Square, Room 305. Quingguo will discuss next generation sequencing (NGS) technology as a powerful tool for cancer research; a novel NGS tool, VirusFinder, and its methodology; and challenges of today's cancer studies and possible future opportunities. All are welcome. For more information, contact Angie Jordan at awjordan@vcu.edu or (804) 628-0634.

This week

Women's Basketball takes on Richmond at the Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St., in the first round of the A10 Tournament. Saturday, March 8, Men's Basketball takes on St. Bonaventure at 7 p.m. at the Siegel Center. This is Senior Night and a "White Out" game. For more information, contact VCU Ticket Office at tickets@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7267 or visit http://www.vcuathletics.com/tickets/TicketCentral/.

Coming up

The Office of Research and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research presents "Developing Macromolecular Tools for Your Research Applications" in the Molecular Medicine Research Building, Room 1013. Shirley Taylor, Ph.D., and Darrell Peterson, Ph.D., will discuss as part of the Emerging Technologies and Resources Seminar. All are welcome. No registration is required. For more information, contact Paul Fawcett at pfawcett@vcu.edu or (804) 827-0975.

The Center for Teaching Excellence conducts a three-session learning path designed to introduce key teaching and learning issues for faculty members who are considering online teaching. The 90-minute sessions will be held Tuesday, March 18, March 25, and April 1, at 12:30 p.m. in the Academic Learning Commons, Room 4110. This is an opportunity to join colleagues and explore online learning more deeply. To reserve a seat, register by Monday, March 17. Information and registration details can be found at http://www.vcu.edu/cte/resources/TeachingOnline/LearningPath.html. For more information, contact Britt Watwood at bwatwood@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1896 or visit http://www.vcu.edu/cte.

Notices

RamRide Spring Break Schedule

The Campus Connector operates on a reduced schedule from Sunday, March 9, through Saturday, March 15. Normal service will resume on Sunday, March 16, at 10 a.m. All other routes will operate on their normal schedule. For more information, contact VCU Transportation at ramtransit@vcu.edu or visit http://www.parking.vcu.edu/vcupark/RamRide.htm.

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