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A book launch party and signing event for Richmond-based author Lindsay Lerman will be held at the Institute for Contemporary Art at the Markel Center, 601 W. Broad St. Lerman’s second book, "What Are You," was released by CLASH Books on June 14. The event will be hosted by the ICA’s Director of Community Media, Chioke I’Anson. RSVP at the following URL. For more information, contact Stephanie Stanton at stantons@vcu.edu or visit https://icavcu.org/events/lerman-book-launch/.

This week

Learn to break writing into manageable chunks and how to avoid procrastination. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Trey Burnart Hall at hallbr@vcu.edu or visit https://writing.vcu.edu/calendar/.

VCU's Global Education Office invites participants to engage with students from La Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico and La Universidad el Bosque, Bogota, Colombia during the week of June 26-July 1 as part of a 100K Strong in the Americas STEM in education grant. Connect over light food and conversations June 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., June 28-30 from 8-9 a.m. and more. The event will be in the kitchen at West Grace Street Student Housing – North, 830 W. Grace St. See the sign-up form at the following URL. For more information, contact Audrey Emiko Short at aeshort@vcu.edu or visit https://forms.gle/rUQ8eK8UyrecFT9A8.

Notices

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Is Hiring FWS Office Assistants

VCU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is hiring part-time Federal Work Study office assistants for the Fall 2022-Spring 2023 school year. Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate student full-time at VCU and be approved for Federal Work Study. Apply at the following URL. For more information, contact David Brown at dgbrown@vcu.edu or visit https://vcu.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6525579.

Recreation and Well-Being Launches New Website and Social Media Accounts

Recreation and Well-Being has a new website, recwell.vcu.edu. Please visit and bookmark the new site. As of July 1, both recsports.vcu.edu and thewell.vcu.edu will be retired and will redirect to recwell.vcu.edu. For more information, contact Connie Kottmann at crkottman@vcu.edu or visit http://recwell.vcu.edu.

Sign Up for a Fall Dining Plan

Don’t miss out on events like Midnight Breakfast and Food Truck Fest this fall – sign up for a dining plan. Questions: Visit vcu.campusdish.com or on social media @VCU_Dining. Find the plan that fits your needs at the following URL. For more information, contact Lauren Hay at dining@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1148 or visit https://vcu.campusdish.com/DiningPlans.

Do You Vape?

Individuals between the ages of 18-65 who vape nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are invited to participate in a research study that examines the effects of vaping on eating behavior. Two three-hour laboratory visits, each with a buffet meal, are required. Compensation will be provided. Principal investigators are Andrew Barnes, Ph.D., Department of Health Behavior and Policy, and Caroline Cobb, Ph.D., Department of Psychology. For more information, contact Caroline Cobb at cobbco@vcu.edu or (804) 827-3562 or visit http://cstp.vcu.edu/studies.

Filipino American Heart Health Study

Youssef Roman from VCU's School of Pharmacy is leading a community genetic research study to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in Filipino Americans. You can participate in this study if you are 18 or older and self-identify as Filipino and both of your biological parents are also Filipino. This study will take place at VCU Clinical Research Unit. Details, click on the following URL. For more information, contact Youssef Roman, Pharm.D., Ph.D., at romany2@vcu.edu or visit https://forms.gle/uapLjWrLgpG3WrQXA.

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