• Invented at VCU awards ceremony 2014

  • First day, fall 2014

    First day, fall 2014

    President Michael Rao, Ph.D., welcoming students for the first day of classes

  • Ram Camp 2014

    Ram Camp 2014

    President Michael Rao, Ph.D., with the 250 VCU students participating in Ram Camp, a weeklong leadership experience

  • Institute for Contemporary Art

    Institute for Contemporary Art

    President Michael Rao, Ph.D., at the ICA groundbreaking ceremony announcing the building's name, the Markel Center

  • Community Memorial Hospital

    Community Memorial Hospital

    VCU Medical Center and Community Memorial Hospital officials sign the affiliation agreement to join operations

  • Commencement May 2014

    Commencement May 2014

    President Michael Rao, Ph.D., congratulating a doctoral graduate upon receiving her degree

  • President Michael Rao, Ph.D., at the Academic Learning Commons

  • VCU Staff Senate's 2014 Marquita Aguilar Walk-A-Thon

  • School of Medicine students with President Michael Rao, Ph.D.

  • Reception honoring Provost Beverly J. Warren, Ed.D., Ph.D., FACSM, (pictured left)

  • Alumni Day at The Diamond

    Alumni Day at The Diamond

    President Michael Rao, Ph.D. (right), and head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart (center) cheering on the Richmond Flying Squirrels

How is VCU making sustainability real?

  • 23rd June 2016
How is VCU making sustainability real?

Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to becoming a more sustainable campus. From the facilities where we teach, learn and live, we are committed to passing on a healthy environment to future generations. Throughout VCU, you can see our commitment to sustainability and conservation. Go to the terrace of Pollak Building,…

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Statement on the tragedy in Orlando

  • 13th June 2016
Statement on the tragedy in Orlando

Dear Members of the VCU Community, We were devastated over the weekend as we heard over and over about the lives of the innocent people killed in the largest mass shooting in our nation’s history. These women and men were at a nightclub in Orlando, and were specifically targeted because…

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East Marshall Street Well Project Update

  • 9th June 2016
East Marshall Street Well Project Update

On June 4, VCU hosted the fifth and final consultation with the community to discuss the East Marshall Street Well Project. However, this is not the conclusion of our effort to properly memorialize and recognize what happened on East Marshall Street more than a century-and-a-half ago. The Family Representative Council…

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Honoring Our Veterans

  • 26th May 2016
Honoring Our Veterans

This remarkable nation was built by brave women and men who committed themselves to the greater good, sometimes at great sacrifice. And it is their sacrifice that we pause to remember today on Memorial Day. This remarkable nation was built by brave women and men who committed themselves to the…

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Thanking VCU Police

  • 19th May 2016
Thanking VCU Police

VCU Police Lt. Bill Butters assists students at VCU’s SOVO Fair at the Siegel Center in August 2015. Each August, VCUPD officers give away t-shirts to students when they download the LiveSafe app to their cell phones. Since 2013, when the app was implemented, more than 11,800 users have signed…

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