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Maureen Olmsted, Ph.D., Wright Center research navigator, will review the definition of a clinical trial and discuss ClinicalTrials.gov registration requirements. The lunch research seminar, presented by VCU's C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, will be held at the library in Room 2-010, 509 N. 12th St. For more information, contact Pam Dillon at pmdillon@vcu.edu or visit https://events.vcu.edu/details.asp?myVal=70282.

VCU's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs will hold an online undergraduate program open house via Zoom. An overview of the school's undergraduate programs will be presented, with special attention paid to students who may be interested in declaring or transferring to a Wilder School major. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Ross Losapio at losapior@vcu.edu or visit https://bit.ly/2wzdcCJ.

Coming up

VCU's Office of Continuing and Professional Education will hold a foreign language sampler. The session will be at Regency Square, 1420 N. Parham Road, in the Garden Room just off the food court, as part of its free Third Wednesdays Community Series. Learn basic greetings, introductions and conversation starters. For more information, contact VCU's Office of Continuing and Professional Education at ocpe@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1322 or visit https://ocpe.vcu.edu/community.

VCU's Center for Corporate Education presents "Job Crafting in Structured Job Spaces." The event, in Room B3189, Snead Hall, School of Business, 301 W. Main St., will be led by Jenna Lenhardt, Ph.D., VCU Recruitment Specialist, Office Of Strategic Communications and Enrollment Management. The workshop will focus on achieving a balance between a structured job role and maximizing individual skills and passions. A $50 fee includes a boxed dinner, parking and materials. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Katybeth Lee at kelee@vcu.edu or (804) 828-3165 or visit https://business.vcu.edu/corporate-education/career-boosters.

Notices

MCV Campus Construction: Traffic Impact Updates

Construction and related utility work at and around the VCU Health Outpatient Facility and Inpatient Children's Hospital sites will affect traffic patterns on the MCV Campus for several months. For current information and updates, visit the URL below. For more information, contact Carrie Carroll at carrie.carroll@vcuhealth.org or visit http://vcuhealth.org/traffic.

Rec Sports Summer Fitness Programs

VCU Recreational Sports offers fitness programs in group formats with certified personal trainers and instructors. Offerings include women on weights, outdoor bootcamp, bootcamp, MCV bootcamp, intro to yoga, faculty/staff functional fitness and MCV bootcamp. For more information, contact Sydney Dale at dalesm3@vcu.edu or (804) 827-6411 or visit https://recsports.vcu.edu/programs/fitness-and-wellness/.

Outdoor Group Exercise Classes

VCU Recreational Sports is hosting outdoor group exercise classes at Monroe Park. Outdoor total body conditioning will be held June 19. Outdoor yoga will be held June 12 and 26. Registration at the following URL opens 24 hours prior to the class time. For more information, contact Hannah Kotarski at kotarskih@vcu.edu or (804) 827-7259 or visit https://recsports.vcu.edu/programs/fitness-and-wellness/group-exercise/.

Women's Climbing Weekend

VCU Recreational Sports is hosting a Women's Climbing Weekend, June 29-30. Outdoor Adventure Program trip leaders will teach basic climbing techniques, equipment usage and belaying techniques in a safe and trusting environment. Registration (at the following URL) ends June 25. For more information, contact VCU OAP at outdoors@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1274 or visit https://portal.recsports.vcu.edu/Program/GetProgramDetails?courseId=bd3579fa-042f-456a-bc9e-2e0d8363d129&semesterId=8a14dc23-63fb-42fe-bb61-ba99772f1fe3.

Pedestrian and ADA Accessible Detours on the Monroe Park Campus

Construction projects have begun at the intersections of Franklin and Shafer and Main and Linden streets that will change walking paths for pedestrians and those needing ADA accessible routes. Maps of the recommended detours are found at the following URL. These projects are scheduled to be completed by the start of the fall semester. For more information, contact Margaret Kelland at mkelland@vcu.edu or visit https://fmd.vcu.edu/about/announcements/announcements/title-334790-en.html.

Participants Are Invited For Study Examining PTSD and Exercise

This study is seeking individuals between the ages of 18 and 35 who have post-traumatic stress disorder or symptoms of PTSD. The purpose of this research study is to examine the effect of PTSD symptoms on blood vessel function at rest and during exercise. Participants will be compensated. This study will be conducted at the 500 Academic Centre, 1020 W. Grace St. The principal investigator is Ryan Garten, Ph.D., Dept of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. For more information, contact Ryan Garten at rsgarten@vcu.edu.

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