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March is National Nutrition Month. Celebrate by stopping by the Food and Nutrition Department's booth at the cafeteria in Main Hospital at the VCU Medical Center. VCUHS dietetic interns will be answering questions, providing nutritional tip sheets and giving away prizes and coupons. For more information, contact Michelle Gelfand at

VCU Baseball is back in action against Maryland at The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard. Free koozies will be given away to the first 100 fans. March 5-9, the Women's Basketball A10 Championship Tournament will be held at the Richmond Coliseum. For more information, contact VCU Athletics Ticket Office at or (804) 828-7267 or visit

VCUarts Anderson Gallery presents the performance of "Nonesuch Tales of Ardea Herodias," 2013 InLight best in show winner, at the Anderson Gallery. The performance, which centers on the neighborhood of Shockoe Bottom and its changing character over time, will be performed by Rachel Cohn and Laurids Sonne with musical accompaniment by Michael Ashely. Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 5 p.m., performance at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Traci Garland at or (804) 828-1524 or visit

This week

VCU invites upcoming graduates to attend a grad fair to purchase cap and gowns, class rings and join VCU Alumni. The fair on the Monroe Park Campus will be on Monday, March 3, noon to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, March 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the University Student Commons, James River Terrace. The MCV Campus’ grad fair is on Wednesday, March 5, noon to 6 p.m. at the Larrick Student Center. For more information, contact Amy Gray at or (804) 586-5202.

Jeff Wing, director of the National Scholarship Office, holds an information session about various national scholarship opportunities available to all VCU students in The Honors College, Room 1303. For more information, contact Tim Reed at or visit

The search committee for the Director for Diversity Education and Retention Initiatives’ position invites the VCU community to the open forum presentation for one of the three candidates at Ginter House, Room 221. Participation in this process will offer insights into the candidates’ abilities that will enhance VCU’s campus climate and professional initiatives. For more information, contact Eduardo Vidal at or (804) 828-8947.

VCU School of Business hosts a study abroad general information session presented by the Global Office of Education in Snead Hall, Room B1134. For more information, contact Mandy James at

Baker's Crust of Carytown hosts a fundraiser night to benefit the Paralympic Experience Day community event hosted by the VCU Center for Sport Leadership. Fifteen percent of all proceeds will be donated to the event. For more information, contact Kerry Gannon at or visit

The Society of Professional Journalists invites the VCU community to watch and discuss HBO's "VICE" in the T. Edward Temple Building, Room 1165. The first episode of season two will be screened a week before it airs. Light refreshments, giveaways and prizes will be provided. For more information, contact Paislee Winkler at

Coming up

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs sponsors a presentation series that will explore issues and barriers that people within the LGBTQIA community face. “Introduction and Sexuality” will be Monday, March 17, 1-3 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Forum Room. “Sexuality and Gender” will be Monday, March 24, 1-3 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Virginia Room B. “Gender and Conclusions” will be Monday, March 31, in the University Student Commons, Metro Room. If interested in attending, R.S.V.P. to the email address below and specify which presentation. For more information, contact Lorin Hoisington at or (804) 828-6672 or visit

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