Heart Healthy Food Drive to Benefit Health Brigade
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Focused Inquiry Service-Learning students are collecting heart healthy non-perishable food items and monetary donations to benefit their community partner, the Health Brigade Food Farmacy. Collections will be held on the Compass Tuesday, April 25, through Thursday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, contact Kris Byrd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
'The Pop Up Shop' Featuring David Banner
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs presents "The Pop Up Shop" featuring American rapper, record producer, actor and activist David Banner in the University Student Commons Theater. Tickets are required for this event and are available free of charge in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Commons Suite 215.
For more information, contact Reginald Stroble at email@example.com or (804) 827-4457.
King of Pops and VCU Summer Studies
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
VCU Summer Studies invites students to take a study break with King of Pops on the Compass to learn about the summer courses offered at VCU and get a free King of Pops popsicle.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Bambacus at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-4586 or visit http://summer.vcu.edu.
VCU Sociology: Silvia Federici Talk
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
VCU Sociology hosts activist-scholar Silvia Federici for a talk about feminism and capitalism in this time of widespread protest and organizing at The Depot. New members will also be inducted into the AKD sociology honors society. A reception will follow.
For more information, contact Caitlin Cunningham at email@example.com.
'Life After the B.S. in Psychology'
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
PSYUGRAD hosts a panel to address future career paths, fields of employment, graduate school and how to market yourself for success in the University Student Commons, Virginia Room A. Panelists will include a recent alumna of the undergraduate psychology program, VCU psychology doctoral students, a PSYUGRAD academic adviser, and an education and human services career adviser. The panel will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, contact Christina Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCU Opera Presents Puccini's Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi
Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 at 7 p.m.
The VCU Opera and VCU Opera Orchestra present a special "double feature" of Giacomo Puccini’s one-act operas Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors and VCU employees; or free for VCU students with a VCU I.D. Tickets are available at vcumusic.showclix.com
For more information, contact Anne Marie Dumain at email@example.com or (804) 828-1169 or visit http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events.
RSVP for VCU Commencement
Students who plan to participate in VCU’s universitywide Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Coliseum (601 E. Leigh St.) must RSVP to confirm their participation and reserve their seat. Please remember, your guests will not need tickets to the universitywide ceremony at the Richmond Coliseum. To RSVP, visit the website below.
For more information, or visit https://vcucommay2017.eventbrite.com.
Bioinformatics 102 Workshop: Registration Open
The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCU Libraries host a five-day series of workshops in Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room 2-006, focused on introducing attendees to popular genomic databases. Space is limited. To register, visit https://training.vcu.edu and do a sponsor search for "Clinical and Translational Research." For details, visit the Bioinformatics 102 Research Guide at at the website below.
For more information, contact Amy Olex at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Study Abroad Program: Midwifery and Health in Guatemala
The VCU Institute for Women's Health and Highland Support Project spend a week, July 22-29, in partnership with indigenous midwives and community leaders learning about traditional Maya medicine and exploring the history of healthcare and healing in Guatemala. The group will learn about traditional medicine and midwifery practices. The cost is $985 plus airfare. The application deadline is Saturday, May 20.
For more information, contact Janett Forte at email@example.com or (804) 827-1200 or visit http://www.womenshealth.vcu.edu .
Twins, Triplets, and More!
The Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry (MATR) is a group of twins and their families who are willing to consider taking part in twin-based, health-related research. The MATR welcomes twins of any age, ethnicity, and zygosity (identical or fraternal). We invite all twins (triplets, etc) in the VCU community to register with us and to pass our information on to any other twins you know. Please visit our website at www.matr.vcu.edu or call us at 804-828-8116 or 1-800-872-8946 for more information.
For more information, contact Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8116 or visit http://matr.vcu.edu.