Thank a Donor Day: MCV Campus
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Write a thank-you note, make a poster, pose for a fun photo or film a short video message at Patterson Memorial Garden, between Hunton Student Center (1110 E. Broad St.) and Sanger Hall (1101 E. Marshall St.), to express appreciation for those who give money, time, expertise and connections to VCU. Cookies and lemonade while supplies last.
For more information, contact Jenn Papenfuse at email@example.com.
Money Mondays: Building Credit
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn how to build a positive credit score and pull your own credit report at annualcreditreport.com at this workshop, in the Alumni Association Board Room of the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. Bring your laptop. Money Mondays is brought to you by VCU TRIO Student Support Services, the Money Spot at VCU, and the Virginia Credit Union.
For more information, contact TRIO Student Support Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-9517 or visit http://www.trio.vcu.edu.
'Introduction to Cryo-electron Microscopy'
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCU Postdoctoral Association present “Introduction to Cryo-electron Microscopy,” a free workshop, with Kavita Iyer, Ph.D., in Room 2-010, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, 509 N. 12th St. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Stacey Wahl at email@example.com or visit https://rampages.us/howtotalks.
RamTech at Grad Fair: Free Computer Diagnostics and Trade-in Quotes
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
RamTech is offering a free computer diagnostic to students, faculty and staff at Grad Fair at the Barnes & Noble at the MCV Campus. Diagnostics will also be offered from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10 at the Grad Fair Barnes & Noble on the Monroe Park Campus. Owners will receive repair recommendations and a trade-in quote.
For more information, contact Erinn Budd at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8324 or visit http://ramtech.vcu.edu.
Faculty + Guest Artist Recital: Sarah Kate Walston and Tara Stafford-Spyres, sopranos
The VCU Department of Music presents a faculty and guest artist recital featuring sopranos Sarah Kate Walston and Tara Stafford-Spyres in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall of the W.E. Singleton Center for Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave.
For more information, contact Anne Marie Dumain at email@example.com.
COBE Connect Lunch
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m.
Karen Chartier, Ph.D., VCU's School of Social Work, will discuss "Asian Glow: College Students' Use of Strategies to Reduce the Visible Effects of Alcohol-Related Facial Flushing," in Virginia Room A. University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. At the COBE Connect Lunch, she will share findings from a pilot study using Spit for Science data on the flushing reaction. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact Marcie Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 747-5997 or visit http://cobe.vcu.edu.
Training for Safely Handling Dangerous Goods
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon
VCU Environmental Health and Safety hosts dangerous goods training at George Ben Johnston Auditorium, 305 N. 12th St., for VCU and VCU Health employees who mark, label, pack or prepare/sign shipping documents dangerous goods. Handling dangerous goods without training or lapsed training is illegal and may subject the handler and University to fines. Register to attend at the following URL.
For more information, contact Danny Munoz at email@example.com or (804) 828-1279 or visit https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=HH3RY99WRP.
Silica Awareness Training - MCV
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 1 p.m.
VCU's Safety and Risk Management will conduct annual silica awareness training for all Facilities Management (FM) personnel in Room 8-036, Sanger Hall, 1101 E. Marshall St. Any FM employee who works with concrete, brick, mortar, rock, stone or ceramic products is required to attend, although training is open to all VCU employees.
For more information, contact Christine Blakey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-0357 or visit http://srm.vcu.edu.
Developing Technology Enhanced Active Learning Experiences
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m.
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence presents "Teaching Excellence Academy: Developing Technology Enhanced Active Learning Experiences" in Room 4100, Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Ave. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Tiffany Freitas at email@example.com or visit https://goo.gl/forms/tNQywNXWAcwzS4153.
Government and Public Service Career Fair
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 from noon to 3 p.m.
VCU Career Services and the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs present the Government and Public Service Career Fair in the Richmond Salons, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. Local, state, and federal government agency representatives are scheduled to attend.
For more information, contact Lian Currie at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1645 or visit https://tinyurl.com/GovFair18.
Because of You: Research You Make Happen
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m.
Dr. Victor Yazbek presents "RiVE-CLL: A Path Toward CURES in Lymphoid Malignancies" in the Founders Conference Room, Virginia BioTechnology Research Park – BioTech One, 800 E. Leigh St. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of adult leukemia, remains largely incurable with current therapies. A clinical trial for a promising treatment will be discussed at the presentation, hosted by VCU's Office of Research and Innovation.
For more information, contact Lydia Klinger at email@example.com or (804) 628-2642 or visit https://research.vcu.edu/events/because_of_you.htm.
Panel of Physical Therapists
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
VCU's Pre-Physical Therapy Club and Kinesiology and Health Sciences will host an informational session featuring two VCU alumni who are practicing physical therapists, a faculty member from the VCU Doctorate of Physical Therapy program and the executive director of VCU's health science programs and advising, in Room 1107, Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Ave.
For more information, contact Maybelle Singson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICA Cinema Series: 'Another News Story'
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
"Another News Story," to be screened at the Institute for Contemporary Art, 601 W. Broad St., takes a fresh view of the European refugee crisis. The film chronicles a journey beset by physical deprivation and danger, bureaucratic and political obstacles and thousands of miles of uncertainty.
For more information, contact Institute for Contemporary Art at email@example.com or (804) 828-2823 or visit https://icavcu.org/films/cinema-1010/.
The World Is Yours With Demetrius Harmon
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
VCU's Activities Programming Board presents actor, writer, poet and model Demetrius Harmon in the Commonwealth Ballrooms, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. Tickets can be obtained via Eventbrite by VCU students using a valid VCU email address.
For more information, contact Nicholas Hooks at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 402-5600 or visit http://apb.vcu.edu.
VCU Fall Jazz Festival
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at 8 p.m.
VCU's Jazz Orchestras I and II and faculty will perform in a three-set concert in Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave.
For more information, contact Antonio Garcia at email@example.com or (804) 828-6776 or visit https://www.showclix.com/event/fall-jazz-festival2018.
Health Disparities Roundtable
Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m.
The VCU Center on Health Disparities hosts "Living Proof Outreach: Supports for Mental Health Recovery in Richmond" presented by Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Calendria Jones Arroyo at the Jonah L. Larrick Student Center, 900 Turpin St. Lunch will be provided. RSVP at the following URL.
For more information, contact Alisa Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://goo.gl/forms/bcJoohdTG5sCCxS33.