- Commercial Arts senior wins Friends of VCU Libraries annual design prize
May 15, 2022 — Fourth annual contest honors edgy design.
- Thank you, donors: VCU Libraries raises $47k on inaugural Giving Day
May 16, 2022 — VCU Libraries fares well in first Giving Day fundraising effort.
- Class of 2022: Whitney Brown excels through dedication to public service and lauds public affairs librarian for help along the way
May 12, 2022 — As a first-generation college student and native of Richmond, Whitney Brown has big aspirations to improve lives in her community.
- Class of 2022: Friends scholarship recipient Monica Jimenez Sablich outlines future plans.
May 12, 2022 — Jimenez Sablich, a native of Peru, is studying the stories and details behind the distinctive style so that she can share it with others.
- Library responds speedily to student’s report of a bedbug: Expert inspection finds no evidence of bedbugs in the building
May 5, 2022 — Some second floor booths to be treated for bedbugs.
- VCU Libraries’ Quest-funded project shares initial results
May 3, 2022 — Study of barriers to faculty adoption of open access and open educational resources underway.
- New libraries fellowship program seeks undergraduate humanities students
May 2, 2022 — Undergraduates invited to apply by May 16 for new humanities-libraries fellowship.
- Cabell Library expands hours for end-of-semester crunch
April 24, 2022 — Library open later to provide finals season study spaces.
- Erin Crawford wins the Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest
April 11, 2022 — The Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest winner announced.
- Little Ram Pantries project expands to the MCV Campus and library locations
March 24, 2022 — Similar to Little Free Libraries, the boxes address student food insecurity by providing free nonperishable food and other goods.
- Your voice matters: Library quality survey opens March 21
March 9, 2022 — For the fourth time in 10 years, VCU Libraries participates in nationally-normed LibQUAL survey.
- Deadline April 24: Annual design contest offers $500 prize to student or recent alumni
March 8, 2022 — The Friends of the VCU Libraries invite students and alumni of the previous five years (2017 - 2021) to submit their own designs for use on VCU Libraries T-shirt and other promotional materials. Deadline for submission is April 24. The prize is $500.
- Faculty: Apply for a 2022 Affordable Course Content Award by May 27
February 28, 2022 — 2022 grant cycle is now open.
- Grant to VCU Libraries and Wright Center to raise awareness of clinical trials research for rural residents through public librarians
February 24, 2022 — Project will engage rural librarians who can help educate their patrons about access to clinical trials and reliable health information.
- Data visualization artist opens new Creative Inquiries series March 24
February 24, 2022 — New research/maker series explores technology in fresh ways.
- VCU Publishing presents inaugural awards for outstanding journal articles
February 23, 2022 — VCU Publishing honors two outstanding articles from its open access journals.
- Inclusive process for creating Reflection Room starts with student forums Feb. 28 and March 2
February 21, 2022 — Student input needed in design of new space at Cabell Library. Sessions are virtual.
- New grant-funded project will bolster humanities research skills for first-gen, transfer and students of color
February 17, 2022 — $10,000 grant should advance diversity initiatives and humanities research skills at VCU Libraries.
- VCU faculty share benefits of open teaching materials in series of articles
February 17, 2022 — VCU faculty discuss experiences creating open educational resources.
- Some Rams love stories tied to the libraries
February 14, 2022 — Couples share their Ram romances, from study dates at Cabell Library to a match made on a study abroad trip.
- Author of ‘On Juneteenth’ urges a more complete telling of American history
February 14, 2022 — ‘This is not a matter of just making people feel bad. It’s telling people the truth so that they can understand why the society is as it is,’ said Annette Gordon-Reed.
- Faculty resolves to embrace cultural competence in their work
February 11, 2022 — A topic of great ongoing interest for the Libraries’ faculty, cultural competence is more vital than ever as VCU’s population evolves along with the Commonwealth.
- Libraries’ participants reflect on Walking the Ward tour
February 10, 2022 — VCU Libraries faculty and staff participated in Walking the Ward a tour of historic Jackson Ward that provided attendees with a history of a center of African-American life.
- Want to know more? Reading list supports Annette Gordon-Reed 'On Juneteenth' presentation Feb. 10
February 7, 2022 — Interested to know more about Juneteenth, its legacy, and the Black experience? These resources from VCU Libraries address related topics.
- VCU Libraries acquires large collection of rare medical texts, illustrations and documents
February 1, 2022 — The Richmond Academy of Medicine Joseph Lyon Miller Collection, which dates to 1500, returns to 12th and Clay streets after more than three decades.
- VCU student support departments reprise wellness-focused outreach in StudyWell campaign
January 26, 2022 — VCU Libraries again hosts StudyWell activities.
- Humanities librarian aids in national crowdsourcing project on the Holocaust
January 17, 2022 — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington turns to crowdsourcing, works with students at Virginia Commonwealth University and across the country.
- Rare diseases event sheds light on one doctor’s journey as a physician and as a patient
January 14, 2022 — Attend Feb. 22 online event to learn more about rare diseases and their unique challenges.
- Librarians will help researchers prepare for new NIH data sharing rules
January 11, 2022 — Are you interested in NIH grants? Be aware that 2023 will bring new data management and sharing requirements.
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