President’s Posts

Michael Rao, Ph.D.

Category results for: VCU Global Education Office

Statement on Ukraine

The news from Ukraine grows more heartbreaking every day. People who two weeks ago went about their daily routines are now torn from their homes, separated from loved ones, fleeing for their lives.  For those of us fortunate to have never experienced war – especially a war in our own land – it’s difficult to […]

Our Commitment to International Students

July 8, 2020 Dear VCU community, As we move into a new educational experience together, we are deeply troubled by this week’s announcement of new federal regulations restricting international students from pursuing their degrees online this fall while they are in the United States. In a nation fighting Covid-19, it is ill-timed. In a nation […]

COVID-19 update

To the VCU and VCU Health Communities, VCU and VCU Health continue to monitor and plan for the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As of now, there are no confirmed cases in our community or in Virginia. We remain in close contact with the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and […]

International travel resources for VCU students, faculty and staff

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s travel ban, we are carefully examining the impact on VCU and those we serve. We are also working to assist members of our community who the ban may affect.