Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success

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iCubed scholar Cecelia Valrie spearheads pediatric sickle cell research project that was awarded a $420K NIH grant

The project aims to predict sickle cell pain episodes so that the 20 million people living with the disease can better manage–or hopefully prevent altogether–their pain episodes.

Recent grads reflect VCU’s commitment to equity, inclusion and service

(stories excerpted from VCU News) Ingrained in VCU’s mission are the core values of service, diversity, equity and inclusion. These values have been reiterated many times through VCU’s strategic plans and they form the basis of the specific charge of the Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (IES).  These values are not just empty […]

VCU Fashion professor takes students behind the curtain of sustainability with new community-engaged research project

A Community-Engaged Research Impact Grant recipient details a post consumer textile project between two VCU Fashion classes and two community partners.