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Public health librarian attends national conference on Sewell Stipend

Since its inception in 2001, the Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund’s Stipend Program has provided funding for librarians to attend either the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference or Pharmacy Education, the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).  The goal of the Sewell Stipend program is to encourage […]

Stewardship in Action: Dave Morrison is 2023 Building Manager of the Year  

VCU has honored VCU Libraries Facilities Director Dave Morrison as the 2023 Monroe Park Campus Building Manager of the Year.  The award recognizes building managers who go above and beyond their required responsibilities to serve building tenants and the VCU community and to address the needs of the building(s) they caretake and manage. The honoree […]

Submit artwork to ‘Reflections’ exhibit

To celebrate the opening of its new Reflection Room, VCU Libraries seeks visual works of art for a curated exhibit for The Cabell Screen. The large digital screen on the front facade of the library building is a high-profile exhibit space designed to delight the VCU community with outstanding public art. The art selected for […]

Liaison librarian advances her knowledge at pharmacy conference

When Jessica Jones started work as the liaison librarian to VCU’s School of Pharmacy, she quickly realized that she had much to learn about the field of pharmacy education. As a new librarian with no graduate-level teaching experience, Jones saw that she needed to learn more about the instructional strategies used in pharmacy schools to […]

Staff Senate honors Alice Chambliss with career award

The VCU Staff Senate presented Alice Chambliss with the Guiding Star Award for Career Achievement at a ceremony May 25. The award is given to a long-serving staff member — at least 25 years — who dedicated the vast majority of their professional career to providing exemplary support or service to the VCU community. Awardees […]

New research librarian serves School of Pharmacy

As of spring semester 2023, as a Research and Education Librarian, Jessica Jones works to support the research and educational needs of the students, faculty, and staff on the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Campus. In her role as liaison to the VCU School of Pharmacy, Jones will engage directly with School of Pharmacy faculty, […]

New to VCU: Samantha Guss supports public health programs

As of spring semester 2023, as a Research and Education Librarian, Samantha Guss supports public health programs. This is a new focus for the position and is designed to meet the growing needs of VCU’s burgeoning public health programs including those long established through the School of Medicine and those developing in other disciplines such […]

University Librarian visits VCU’s library on Qatar campus

In February, Dean Irene Herold, Ph.D., spent five fully scheduled days at VCUArts Qatar in Doha. The library at Qatar is one of the four libraries Herold supports as Dean of VCU Libraries and the University Librarian. Her schedule included: Informal sessions with VCU Qatar alumni and the Library Student Advisory Council; Meeting with Amir […]

Research librarian Roy Brown honored as VCU Health Lactation Champion

The VCU Health Lactation Committee annually recognizes individuals who champion, support, promote and protect breastfeeding, acknowledging the role it plays in improving the health and survival of families and children. Empowering parents and ensuring their rights requires advocating for policies, legislation, parent-friendly workplaces and gender-equitable social norms.  For 2021-2022, Research and Education Librarian and Liaison […]

VCU Libraries hosts medical librarians meeting in Richmond

The annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) was convened at the Omni Hotel in downtown Richmond from October 23-25, 2022. This was the eighth time MAC/MLA has met in Richmond during the past 70 years. This was the first in-person meeting for MAC/MLA since 2019 due to the COVID-19 […]

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