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.
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.
A scientific voice to improve international aid
Carrie Dolan, Ph.D., advocates for countries with boundless health care challenges and limited resources.
David Baldacci once wrote stories in secret at VCU. Now he has millions of readers around the world.
Decades after Baldacci graduated from VCU and left town for law school, he still closely identifies with the university and its students.
It’s a well-rounded life
Mitesh Amin, M.D. (B.S.’95/H&S; M.D.’99/M; H.S.’10), might well qualify as a modern-day Renaissance man … and not just because he followed an atypical career path.
Laying down roots
After graduating from the VCU School of Business, David Waltenbaugh spent more than a decade working in the investment industry. But for most of that time, he knew it wasn’t his ultimate career path.
As he conducts cancer research, Omar Mian’s education — and his father — are never far from mind
Omar Mian shared his perspectives with M.D.-Ph.D. students at their 2019 fall retreat.
Prescribing change for a national epidemic
Kathryn Schwienteck Hartka, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (Pharm.D.’15/P; Ph.D.’19/M), first became passionate about learning how drugs affect the human brain studying neuroscience as an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
When one door closes: Alumna creates her own pathway to success after setback
Altimese Nichole Curry (B.S.'07/MC), leader of the VCU Alumni Lowcountry Chapter, takes over our Instagram account tomorrow, Nov. 8, to share her time at Homecoming.