'Science, Art, Light, Time'
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics in the College of Humanities and Sciences features Narcissus Quagliata, who will present highlights from his 40 years in the arts, discuss what science can offer to artists and what art can offer to scientists during the Department of Mathematics Colloquium in the T. Edward Temple Building, Room 1165.
For more information, contact Craig Larson at email@example.com or visit http://wp.vcu.edu/vcucollege/files/2014/02/2014-colloquium-quagliata2.pdf.
VCU Brandcenter Information Sessions
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
VCU Brandcenter holds two upcoming information sessions on Friday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Brandcenter Lecture Hall. Learn more about the master's program and its five tracks: art direction, copywriting, communications strategy, creative brand management and creative technology. Participate in a question-and-answer session with current students and an admissions representative and take a tour of the Brandcenter's award-winning building. Register at the website below.
For more information, contact Hawley Smyth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8384 or visit http://brandcenter.vcu.edu/admissions/information-sessions/.
African Student Union Auction/Speed Date
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The African Student Union hosts an auction/speed date event to help attendees find love in the University Student Commons, Richmond Salons.
For more information, contact Hortance Houngbeke at email@example.com.
Activities Programming Board Weekend Films: 'Prisoners' and 'Fruitvale Station'
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 "Prisoners" and "Fruitvale Station." "Prisoners" will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. "Fruitvale Station" will play at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Bring a guest for free popcorn and movies.
For more information, contact Kirsten Goodale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th Annual Staff Senate Walk-a-thon
Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
VCU Staff Senate presents the 10th annual Marquita Aguilar Scholarship Walk-a-thon starting at the University Student Commons’ Plaza. Registration required; download form at http://staffsenate.vcu.edu/walkathon/WalkaThon2014Registerfrm.pdf. Check-in is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The walk starts at noon following remarks by President Michael Rao, Ph.D. Lunch and giveaways afterwards in the Commons, Commonwealth Ballrooms. Donate to Virginia’s Caring University 2014 Scholarship fund online at http://support.vcu.edu/2014vcuwalk. Donate by payroll deduction at http://support.vcu.edu/vcuwalk. To apply for the scholarship, visit http://go.vcu.edu/caringscholarship.
For more information, contact Marquita Aguilar at email@example.com or (804) 827-0857 or visit http://www.staffsenate.vcu.edu/walkathon/index.html.
SEED Presents: CEO Stories
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at 6 p.m.
SEED features Larkin Garbee, founder of 804RVA, presenting a talk on "Creating Entrepreneurial Communities" in the School of Engineering East Hall, Room E3229.
For more information, contact Elliot Roth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Division of Epidemiology Seminar: 'Immigrant Enclaves and Risk of Psychiatric Disorders in Sweden'
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m.
The VCU Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, presents "Immigrant Enclaves and Risk of Psychiatric Disorders in Sweden" by Briana Mezuk, Ph.D., assistant professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, in One Capitol Square, Room 305.
For more information, contact Chelsea Russell at email@example.com or (804) 828-9785 or visit http://www.epidemiology.vcu.edu/seminars/seminars.html.
Research Seminar Series: Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents a research seminar in Sanger Hall, Room 3-016. Youngjai You, Ph.D., from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, will present "Oocyte Arrest Signal."
For more information, contact Haley VanderMeer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-9756 or visit http://www.physiology.vcu.edu/.
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.