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Join VCU's National Scholarship Office to learn about the Udall Scholarship. Aimed at sophomores and juniors interested in tribal policy, the environment, or Native American health care, the Udall Scholarship provides its scholars with up to $7,000 and leadership development training. Register to attend in person (Room 1210, 701 W. Grace St.) or via Zoom or request the recording at the following URL. For more information, contact Sarah Klotz at natlscholar@vcu.edu or visit https://forms.gle/D6HkggZfRP8QFX3v7.

Coming up

Join VCU HR and RecWell for a fitness on demand workout video. Register in Talent@VCU or at https://bit.ly/3Firkox For more information, contact Cindi Phares at cphares@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://ramstrong.vcu.edu/.

VCU's Women in Science Organization will host a tea party to celebrate women in STEM fields and encourage students to meet and network with professionals who have varied experiences and expertise. The event will be held in Ballroom A, Jonah L. Larrick Student Center, 900 Turpin St. RSVP via the following link by Friday, Nov. 25. For more information, contact Alexandra Galina at vcu.wis@gmail.com or visit https://forms.gle/SnnoxX8eEo5avSsS7.

Storytelling and Healing will present “Rhyme and Recovery Night” poetry with themes revolving around healing. The evening will include reserved poetry read-alouds or performance times as well as the possibility of open-mic performances afterward. The event will be held in the SGA Senate Chambers, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. Students may sign up no later than Sunday, Nov. 27 using the following URL. A dress rehearsal via Zoom will be held Friday, Dec. 2 ahead of the Dec. 6 event. For more information, contact Sofia Barbieri at storytellingandhealing@gmail.com or (540) 429-7150 or visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGHevY1J7laO5eeuLCrEjvsMWe-UzaZejH08_5avWi5sUtJQ/viewform.

Notices

VCU Police Encourages Everyone to Buckle Up for Holiday Travel

VCU Police is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to share a lifesaving reminder: Click It or Ticket. VCUPD officers enforce Virginia's seat belt laws and encourage everyone to stay buckled in vehicles. Drivers/passengers 16 or older in the front seat need to wear a seat belt. Any child under 18 is required to wear a safety belt (and be in a safety seat, if applicable). Back seat passengers 18 or older are encouraged to wear a seat belt. For more information, contact VCU Police at jedejesus@vcu.edu.

Certificate in Clinical Research Program

VCU's C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research actively supports clinical research professionals entering the work force or transitioning career paths with the Certificate in Clinical Research. The program prepares students for first-time entry or transition into the field of clinical research and provides professional development for current clinical, allied health and research professionals. Spring 2023 applications due Dec. 30 at the following URL. For more information, contact Catherine Brown at crbrown@vcu.edu or visit https://cctr.vcu.edu/education-and-training/certificate-program/.

Call for Proposals

The Health Humanities Lab at VCU’s Humanities Research Center is calling for applications for a group of two faculty and two community fellows to create an interdisciplinary learning module on health and health care disparities. The module will be featured as part of the History and Health initiative from the Office of Health Equity and must address a topic or issue related to health and/or health care disparities and inequities. Details and deadlines can be found at the following URL. For more information, contact Chris Cynn at cjcynn@vcu.edu or visit https://humanitiescenter.vcu.edu/initiatives/health-humanities-lab/.

Do You Smoke Tobacco Cigarettes?

Individuals who smoke tobacco cigarettes daily are needed to participate in a research study that requires multiple laboratory visits. Compensation may be available. This study will be conducted at VCU. Principal investigator is Alison Breland, Ph.D., Department of Psychology For more information, contact Alison Breland at abbrelan@vcu.edu or (804) 827-3562 or visit http://cstp.vcu.edu/studies.

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