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RamBikes technicians perform free bike maintenance checks on the Compass near Shafer Street. For more information, contact Jonsette Calloway at or (804) 828-2453 or visit

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) holds a "RADical Listening: Community Conversations with the ICA" session in the Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward Rooms A-B, to hear participant's hopes and dreams for what the ICA can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Attendees will receive free ICA swag, cookies and coffee. R.S.V.P. by visiting the website below. For more information, contact Alexandra Crawford at or (804) 837-5556 or visit

The Division of Student Affairs and TRIO Student Support Services host "Fun, Free and Low Cost Stuff to Do at VCU," a fun and interactive session with prizes presented by Student Affairs professionals who are "in the know" about all of the activities at VCU, in the University Student Commons, Virginia Room B. Attendees will leave with great ideas about what to do to get re-energized and broaden life outside of the classroom. For more information, contact Jonathan Dodd at

The National Scholarship Office (NSO) holds two general information sessions to introduce students to the range of national scholarship opportunities available at all stages of their educational career. Sessions will be held on Thursday, March 30, at 12:30 p.m. in the Honors College, Room 1303; and Friday, March 31, at 2 p.m. in the Honors College, Room 1303. First and second-year students and recent transfer students are especially encouraged to attend. For more information, contact National Scholarship Office at or visit

The Bipartisan Patriots presents "The Trump Presidency and Snoop Dogg," an open discussion forum on the politics surrounding the Trump presidency, in the Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward Conference Room. Objective facts about the Trump presidency will be presented and attendees will be invited to join in and discuss. The Bipartisan Patriots student organization is nonpartisan and students of both liberal and conservative perspectives are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Mosi Jones at

The Department of History holds its semi-annual course fair at 811 S. Cathedral Place. This "open house-style" event showcases sample syllabi for all history courses offered during summer and fall 2017. Students can receive on-the-spot advising and learn about student organizations, internships, study-abroad and scholarships. All are welcome, especially students interested in the major, minor or graduate program. For more information, contact Debbi Price at or visit

This week

The Vietnamese Student Association invites the VCU community to its 2017 culture show, "Origin," at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, 1000 Mosby St. Doors will open at 2 p.m. and the show will start at 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Colin Tran at or visit

The Society of Professional Journalists and Muslim Students Association host a screening of "Tickling Giants" in the University Student Commons Theater. For more information, contact Jasmin Adous at

Coming up

Off Campus Student Services presents "Meet, Eat and Greet" in the University Student Commons, Alumni Board Room, throughout the rest of the semester. This is an opportunity to meet other students living off-campus, while grabbing a bite to eat before setting off to greet the day. "Meet, Eat and Greets" will be held on April 3 and 17; and May 1 and 15. For more information, contact Lisa Mathews-Ailsworth at or (804) 828-4514 or visit

The Division for Inclusive Excellence presents an immigration and race symposium in the Academic Learning Commons, Room 1102, featuring scholars discussing the opportunities and challenges that immigrants to the U.S. face within the context of racial relationships. The event will provide a space for informed and respectful conversation on topics such as immigration policy, DACA, the ethics of immigration regulations and historical perspectives on immigration. For more information, contact Anita Nadal at

The Robertson School of Media and Culture presents "Global Health and Social Media," an intensive special topics seminar conducted asynchronously online through Thursday, June 22. By enrolling through the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education, community participants will explore the theory and practice of social media campaigns for global health issues, alongside VCU undergraduate students. Work is done on the participants' schedules to meet assigned deadlines. The cost is $99. Additional fee for CEUs. For more information, contact Jennifer Sisane at or (804) 827-1923 or visit


Transit Impacts for Monument 10K: March 30-April 1

This weekend's Monument 10K race will create disruptions to RamRide and RamSafe transit operations beginning Thursday morning, March 30, through Saturday evening, April 1. For more information, contact Craig Willingham at or (804) 828-7275 or visit

RamRide/RamSafe Guest Passes

RamRide and RamSafe guest passes are available for download online for all VCU faculty, staff and students. All guests of RamRide/RamSafe passengers must present a guest pass to the driver upon boarding. Guest passes can be downloaded for free at For more information, contact Lou Ann Jones at or (804) 828-7275 or visit

Intercultural Festival Seeks Volunteers for ICF Day

The Intercultural Festival seeks volunteers for ICF Day on Saturday, April 8, from 1-6 p.m. at Floyd Ave. and the Compass. Volunteers will receive free $15 food vouchers and free T-shirts. To volunteer, email For more information, contact Alisha Losinno at

National Public Health Week

The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health and the Public Health Student Association invite the VCU community to participate in National Public Health Week, April 3-9. A seminar series features presentations by the Virginia Commissioner of Health, researchers in health equity and childhood obesity, and Richmond City Health District professionals. A 10-day walk challenge and yoga class round out the events, all occur at One Capitol Square, 6th Floor, Room 644. For more information, contact Shana Ryman at or visit

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