Month: May 2019

Biology TRIO Student Featured in VCU News

VCU News recently featured Kamyar Sharifi, a recent graduate from VCU Biology, in an article about the TRiO student support program. Read the full article, “On the brink of graduation, students from VCU’s TRIO program reflect on their pasts and look ahead to the future” at VCU News.

VCU News features graduating Biology senior

VCU News reports: “When she was 16, La’Tila Abbott was diagnosed with alopecia areata, a medical condition that causes the immune system to attack hair follicles. Her hair fell out, and she began to receive steroid shots in her scalp that came with “really horrible side effects,” she said. She wore a wig to school.” […]

VCU News: State approves funding to build new $121M STEM education facility at VCU

VCU News Reports: “The state budget signed Thursday by Gov. Ralph Northam includes funding for Virginia Commonwealth University to construct a $121 million 168,000-square-foot, six-floor building dedicated to science, technology, engineering and math education on the Monroe Park Campus.” The building will house eight new laboratories for the Department of Biology’s introductory labs, among myriad […]