Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success

Strengthening and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at Virginia Commonwealth University

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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.

iCubed’s Commonwealth Scholars Program provides more than academic support to students

The VCU Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry and Innovation (iCubed) runs the Commonwealth Scholars Program (CSP). During the 2020-21 academic year, CSP provided academic and financial support to 11 students. Three students share how CSP supported them through their academic careers and beyond.

5 Projects iCubed core members are working on in 2021

Currently consisting of eight cores, iCubed faculty are conducting a multitude of community-engaged research projects to benefit the Richmond area and beyond. Here are five projects our cores and faculty are working on in 2021.