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Enter now: Microscopic images contest showcases science and beauty

January 8, 2014

The Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences invites you to enter your best microscopic images into "Through the Looking Glass: A Microscopic Image Contest." Selected images will be displayed in the gallery at Tompkins-McCaw Library and will be eligible for cash prizes.

Here's how to enter:

  • Discover and create—Create an image that shares your unique perspective on the microscopic world.
  • Enter and send—Fill out an entry form, then use VCU FileDrop to send a high-resolution copy of the image to Submissions will be accepted through Feb. 14.

Contest Rules

The contest is open to current VCU students, faculty and staff.


To enter:

  1. Send the full-resolution image through VCU Filedrop to
  2. Complete an entry form for each image.
  3. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2014.

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