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Special Announcement

Schedule Changes, Navigation Disruptions Today through May 4

The three-day 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships will affect university schedules and navigation May 2-4. For maps of traffic routes to campus and other navigation information, visit navigate.vcu.edu. For a complete list of how the event will impact class schedules and exams, employee workdays and transportation and parking, visit http://news.vcu.edu/article/VCU_prepares_for_May_2014_cycling_race. University Public Affairs.

Today

Tuesday, Apr. 29

Last day of classes for spring semester – Monroe Park campus; evening classes continue through May 3

Wednesday, Apr. 30

Reading day cancelled final exams begin – Monroe Park campus (this is a change). Final examinations for rescheduled May 2

Wednesday, Apr. 30 - Friday, May. 9

Final examinations for spring semester – Monroe Park campus. May 2 exams rescheduled to April 30 (this is a change)

Friday, May. 2

Last day of classes for spring semester – MCV campus

VCU Athletics: Baseball

6:30 p.m.

VCU Baseball hosts George Washington May 2-4, at The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard. Game times are Friday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 3, at 6 p.m.; and Sunday, May 4, at 1 p.m. A shuttle will be running from the Cary Street Gym to The Diamond and back on Friday, May 2, 5:30-10 p.m. For more information, contact VCU Ticket Office at tickets@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7267 or visit http://www.vcuathletics.com/tickets/TicketCentral/.

This week

VCU Music presents the American String Quartet with the Diaz Brothers, as part of the Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series, in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall. In 2014, the quartet will celebrate its 40th anniversary by adding Andres and Roberto Diaz to the mix for various performances. Tickets are $34 and can be purchased at http://www.showclix.com/events/1320. For more information, contact VCU Music Box Office at musmarketing@vcu.edu or visit http://arts.vcu.edu/events.

Coming up

The Community Health Education Center hosts a program for Brain Cancer Awareness Month at the Center, on the ground floor of the VCU Medical Center's Gateway Building. Mark Malkin, M.D., neuro-oncologist at VCU Massey Cancer Center, will discuss the advancements of how brain tumors are diagnosed and treated. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Sarah Amick at seamick@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2432 or visit http://wp.vcu.edu/chec/.

Human Resources presents "How to Retire with the Virginia Retirement System" for VCU employees in the HR training facility, 922 W. Grace St., Room 115. This session is open to VCU employees only, not VCU Health System employees. For more information, contact Daniel Jason at djason@vcu.edu or (804) 828-4660 or visit http://training.vcu.edu/course_detail.asp?ID=12237.

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents a research seminar in Sanger Hall, Room 3-016. Feng Qin, Ph.D., The State University of New York, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University at Buffalo, will discuss "Temperature-Dependent Gating of Ion Channels." For more information, contact Haley VanderMeer at hvandermeer@vcu.edu or (804) 828-9756 or visit http://www.physiology.vcu.edu/.

Library
See a schedule of workshops and classes that teach how to use collections and databases.
Tech Services
See a schedule of workshops and seminars that teach how to use computer applications.