Jennifer Malat named dean of VCU College of Humanities and Sciences

Jennifer Malat, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences effective July 1.

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU voted one of USA Today’s top 10 new museums

The Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a top 10 best new museum by the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.

University of South Dakota historian named dean of VCU Honors College

Scott C. Breuninger, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University Honors College effective July 1. Breuninger currently serves as director of the University Honors Program and associate professor of history at the University of South Dakota. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Breuninger to VCU,” said Gail Hackett, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic […]

Finding art in the every day: A conversation with artist and entrepreneur Earl Morris

In a recent interview, Morris talked about his passion for art and the meaning of, and story behind, his brand.

Intersectional inspiration

When Honors College student Dylan Halpern (B.F.A.’15/A) asked his Art Foundation adviser, Brad Birchett, about minoring in computer science, Birchett suggested considering something more complementary to pair with his major in graphic design.

Alumna shares grace and guidance on managing finances

Soraya Morris (B.S.’12/B) discussed her experience at the university and how it set her up for success.

Black History Month at VCU to feature award-winning cartoonist and many more thought-provoking events

“We hope that it increases awareness and understanding around the contributions of black people,” said Kim Green, assistant director of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

VCU President Michael Rao: VCU has the chance to lead 21st-century American higher education and health care

In his annual address, Rao outlined his vision for VCU’s future in a challenging national landscape, and revealed the launch of a new student innovation storefront.

How alumna Chandelis Duster went from VCU to covering breaking politics news for CNN

She told the crowd of students to learn everything possible and to be open to a variety of journalism career opportunities.

A VCU alum’s scientific approach to music

Whether he’s penning instrumentals for his solo work or developing tracks with his band Butcher Brown, Devonne Harris (aka DJ Harrison) builds his songs methodically by researching and experimenting with new sounds.