When VCU embarked on our ambitious six-year Quest for Distinction in 2011, we could not have imagined the pace or the scope of the progress we were going to make in such a short time. In pursuing our quest, something else became very clear; that success is not only about the big accomplishments, but also the stories that happen along the way. So while we keep our eyes on the final destination, it is important to remember that every moment matters during the journey.
Do the math — and graduate on time.
VCU Research Weeks is a celebration of research and creative expression featuring a series of events that brought together undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines and campuses. From students doing research in women’s health to engineering students designing the next new gadget, from student artists exhibiting their work to business students pitching a new company, VCU was overflowing with displays of student talent, ingenuity and creativity.
Over the past few years, the Virtual Curation Laboratory team at Virginia Commonwealth University has been to more than 25 archeological and historical sites in search of artifacts to scan. The chess sets began as a way to pass the time during long scanning sessions, but are proving to be an excellent way of engaging the public, students and others interested in archaeology and the lab’s 3-D scanning technology.
Coming To An Arena Near You…The fans. The music. The chants. There’s more to Havoc than what happens on the court. The atmosphere for VCU basketball games has developed into one of the most raucous in the country, thanks to the passion of the crowd, the zeal and creativity of VCU pep band The Peppas, and the crazy costumes and antics of VCU’s super fans. For more info on VCU’s Super Fans and VCU Peppas go to: http://news.vcu.edu/article/The_other_side_of_Havoc
Dr. Rao states in the recent VCU Presidential Annual Report that “Without a doubt, the game is changing at VCU.”
Here’s an “at a glance” look at some of the highlights of 2013. Visit http://www.annualreports.vcu.edu/president/ for more!
We asked some of our study experts around campus for advice on preparing for exams and tips to stay sane. Take heed!