West Broad Deck Subscribers To Relocate During Graduations
Upcoming high school graduations will create interruptions to parking. From today (May 23) through May 25, June 10 and June 14-16, all West Broad Street Deck subscribers will relocate to the West Cary Street Deck, 1101 W. Cary St.; Jefferson Street Deck, 100 S. Jefferson St.; or Henry Street Decks (East/West), 200 and 201 Henry St.
A dedicated shuttle service will be provided by Parking and Transportation from today (May 23) through May 25, June 10 and June 14-16 to transport subscribers to and from the West Cary Street Deck and Jefferson Street Deck. RamSafe shuttles will run on a continuous loop to and from the West Cary Street Deck, Jefferson Street Deck, Harrison and Franklin Streets, Franklin and Laurel Streets and Shafer and Franklin Streets from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Transportation requests outside of these hours can be made by placing a ride request through the RamSafe service at 828-SAFE (7233) or using the RamSafe mobile app.
Reciprocal parking will not be permitted on the West Broad Street Deck from today (May 23) through May 25, June 10 and June 14-16. MCV Campus subscribers may park on the West Cary Street Deck, Jefferson Street Deck or Henry Street Decks (East/West).
Additional information regarding high school graduation impacts can be found at go.vcu.edu/hsgraduations.
Developmental Disability and Child Welfare: What Do You Need to Know?
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from noon to 1 p.m.
Disability experts and child welfare practitioners will discuss the ABCs of developmental disability and what child welfare workers need to know when working with children and caregivers with developmental disabilities. Join VCU's School of Social Work for an interactive discussion and panel conversation. The event will be livestreamed at facebook.com/VCUSSW.
For more information, contact Naomi Sutton Reddish at email@example.com.
Add a Position to Your R01-Funded Lab With the NIH Diversity Supplement
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from noon to 1 p.m.
NIH program officer Raushanah Newman will advise faculty at a virtual workshop about applying for the NIH Diversity Supplement.
This supplement is available to faculty with NIH research grants that have three-plus years remaining. The grant mechanism provides additional funding and the opportunity to help diversify the biomedical workforce. John Ryan, Ph.D., a successful VCU applicant, will provide additional guidance. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Joshua Hahn at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-1524 or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAucuyrrT8qH9E2qXh1xcYBRA8d3BfrPZZY.
10 Steps to Financial Fitness
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Join VCU Human Resources and Carolyn McCrea, director of Financial Wellness, for a hands-on workshop to start taking control of your personal financial situation. Discussion topics will include cash flow, loans, credit and investing to make sure you are on the right track for your financial wellness goals. Register in Talent@VCU or at: https://bit.ly/3Lu6HpN.
For more information, contact Cindi Phares at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/worklife/.
Sila Chanto and Belkis Ramírez: Their Lives and Works
Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Through printmaking, painting and sculpture, the late artists Sila Chanto (Costa Rica, 1969-2015) and Belkis Ramírez (Dominican Republic, 1957-2019) powerfully explored women’s experience and rights. The ICA’s new exhibition "Aquí Me Quedo/Here I Stay" is the first to bring their work together and the first in the United States to show either artist in depth. Come to the Institute for Contemporary Art at the Markel Center, 601 W. Broad St., to learn about and celebrate the lives and works of these two artists in the company of those who know them best. RSVP at the following URL.
For more information, contact Stephanie Stanton at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://icavcu.org/events/chanto-ramirez-panel/.
Art Education Student Exhibition: 'ARTE L.E.D.'
The Department of Art Education will present “ARTE L.E.D.” on the Cabell Screen through May 31 (noon-4 p.m. daily) at James Branch Cabell Library, 901 Park Ave. The library's second annual student art show highlights artworks created by undergraduate and graduate Art Education students.
For more information, contact Kat Wilson at email@example.com or visit https://arts.vcu.edu/event/arte-l-e-d/.
Learn About Mental Well-Being With a RecWell Seminar
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn about mental well-being by watching a RecWell Health Promotion webinar. RecWell features two webinars on mental well-being. "Managing Stress Using Mindfulness" and "Self-Care and Campus Resources for Well-Being." Request access at the following URL.
For more information, contact VCU Recreation and Well-Being at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://thewell.vcu.edu.
RecWell Meditations Available on YouTube
RecWell's weekly meditation sessions are going on summer vacation. Mindfulness moments are still available by visiting RecWell Health Promotion on YouTube at the following URL. View a playlist of prerecorded guided meditations.
For more information, contact Health Promotion at email@example.com or visit https://www.youtube.com/user/thewellvcu.
Faculty Feedback Requested: Six Questions, Big Impact
VCU's Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is seeking participation in a short and easy survey to better meet the needs of university faculty. Among other topics, questions touch on teaching programs, faculty success programs and recommendations for future efforts.
For more information, contact Tiffany Freitas at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://forms.gle/VCoG2jqPWhdo54D67.
Invitation: Research Study on Two Stress Reduction Programs
The Wellbeing Lab at VCU invites you to participate in a research study on two stress reduction programs. VCU investigators seek to understand how two stress reduction programs can beneficially influence neural activity and behavior related to stress, including emotions, desires and reactions to adverse events like social conflict.
For more information, contact Hadley Rahrig at email@example.com or (804) 223-0360.
Black Love Safe Love
This is a research study aiming to receive feedback on a sexual health intervention designed for couples. To be eligible to participate, you have to identify as Black or African American and be 18 to 35 years of age. The study requires participation in a 120-minute session and completion of a questionnaire. Compensation is available. If you have any questions, would like to learn more information and/or participate in the study, email Kristina Hood, Ph.D., at the following email address.
For more information, contact Kristina Hood at progresslab@vcu..edu.