Being a Biology Major at VCU – Student/Faculty Panel
Faculty and students in VCU Biology discuss their experiences in the department and what a Biology major can expect when they accept their offer to attend VCU. Watch the panel discussion recorded on Zoom.
‘Thank a Professor’ Project
The VCU Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence has launched a new program: “THANK A PROF” project During this time of great uncertainty, we find it extremely important to share gratitude whenever we can. We know many VCU faculty are teaching with compassion and doing everything they can for students and their academic success. Please […]
Biology, Other CHS Units Donate PPE to VCU Health.
Last week, VCU Biology coordinated to donate boxes of personal protective equipment such as gloves and face masks to VCU Health in order to assist in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. VCU Biology would like to express deep gratitude to the various principal investigators and instructors who relinquished their lab supplies in support of VCU […]
Biology to Host Darwin Day – Feb. 21 in VCU Student Commons Theater
The Graduate Organization of Biology Students at VCU is pleased to present the 202 Darwin Day speaker, Adriana Briscoe from the University of California Irvine, who will present “The Evolution of Coloration and Color Vision in Butterflies.” The seminar is free to the public and will be held in the VCU Student Commons Theater. Refreshments […]
VCU Biology and Environmental Film Festival to co-host “The Story of Plastic” free screening, 2/13
VCU Biology Department and RVA Environmental Film Festival is co-hosting the “The Story of Plastic” film screening at Grace Street Theater, 934 W. Grace Street on February 13 at 6 p.m, followed by a panel discussion.The Story of Plastic exposes and uncovers the ugly truth behind the current global plastic pollution crisis. Request your free […]
Biology Faculty, Staff to Serve on CHS and University Organizations
Several members of the VCU Biology community will serve on university and college organizations for Academic Year 2020 (Fall 2019 – Summer 2020). Carolina Yáber was elected to be Secretary for Faculty Council of the College of Humanities and Sciences. Carolina is an assistant professor in VCU Biology. Gerron Scott was elected to serve as […]
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 […]
‘Before the Flood’ Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion
VCU Biology and VCU Library will co-host the “Before the Flood” film screening in Room 303 of the James Branch Cabell Library on February 12th. This documentary follows actor Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels the world to learn about the effects of climate change and how that could make the Earth become unsustainable for human […]