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  • Black History Month lecture explores a doctor's journey of expression and care through the comic arts
    January 5, 2024 — The 2024 Black History Month Lecturer brings a fresh and singular voice to the comic arts.
  • New open access publishing funding pays VCU author fees for Springer and American Chemical Society journals
    January 17, 2024 — Articles must be accepted for publication on or after Jan. 1, 2024 to be eligible for coverage.
  • Evening access by card swipe debuts at Health Sciences Library Feb. 12
    January 25, 2024 — New security system in place.
  • VCU Libraries now offers free Wall Street Journal access and teaching tools
    January 25, 2024 — Newly available resource offers many possibilities in courses.
  • In a hurry to laugh, Global Game Jam teams at VCU create humor on a tight deadline
    February 5, 2024 — Weekend event was a 48-hour rush to create video games, and this year’s theme brought out the smiles.
  • VCU online literary journal Blackbird launches new website and publishing schedule
    February 7, 2024 — Digital redesign highlights writing, visual art and audio/video – with improved search and accessibility – for four issues annually.
  • Appointment-only hours increase at Cabell's Special Collections and Archives
    February 12, 2024 — Special Collections and Archives focuses on research appointments
  • Faculty: Apply for a 2024 Affordable Course Content Award by April 3
    February 12, 2024 — Next round of grants accepting applications.
  • Friends of VCU Libraries annual design contest offers $500 prize
    February 12, 2024 — Friends annual design contest underway.
  • Ram romances: For one VCU couple, everything started with a pencil
    February 14, 2024 — In 2010, Shakeema and Jamarr Daniels met as students in Cabell Library – and they share a bit of ink to mark the memory.
  • Art, medicine and advocacy intersect for physician-cartoonist who shares her perspective in VCU Black History Month address
    February 14, 2024 — For patients and broader audiences, Shirlene Obuobi brings creativity and commitment to health care, including how racial bias makes its mark.
  • Students keen on writing or illustrating children's or young adult literature: Apply for funding to attend national libraries convention
    February 19, 2024 — Students invited to apply for travel grant.  
  • VCU Libraries program has saved students over $10 million in textbook costs
    February 27, 2024 — The Open and Affordable Course Content Initiative has provided $2.1 million in student savings in the current school year alone, while offering faculty more flexibility when selecting course materials.
  • With poise and grace, VCU’s first Black nursing graduate charted a path – and even schooled the faculty on a memorable day
    February 27, 2024 — Two archival documents capture the essence of Charlotte Anne Wynn Pollard and the challenging era she navigated with courage and empathy – traits that her family still celebrates today.
  • Is your favorite seat missing from Cabell Library?
    February 27, 2024 — Seating being refreshed
  • VCU librarian honored for leadership in health sciences collections for foundational text
    March 5, 2024 — Groundbreaking open access publication informs best practices in health sciences collections
  • VCU Publishing presents 2024 awards for outstanding journal articles
    March 6, 2024 — Annual awards honor excellence
  • Students: Win a study room pizza party on VCU Libraries Instagram 
    March 13, 2024 — Play along with VCU Libraries Instagram contest
  • At presidential election forum, VCU political analysts frame Biden-Trump rematch in familiar terms
    March 18, 2024 — ‘Civil Discourse’ event featured professors John Aughenbaugh, Alex Keena and Allie Reckendorf, who emphasize voter turnout and party mobilization.
  • Please donate to VCU Libraries 2024 Giving Day priorities
    March 18, 2024 — On Giving Day, April 24, VCU alumni, parents, faculty, staff, patients, friends and neighbors come together for 24 hours to support the scholarships, programs, research and initiatives that transform our world.
  • Partners share thinking underlying upcoming Creative Inquiries event
    March 18, 2024 — March 29 is the annual Creative Inquiries event organized by The Workshop at James Branch Cabell Library.
  • Power of the Pen
    March 11, 2024 — Veterans find their voices through the Mighty Pen Project.
  • VCU students, faculty document oral history of the East Marshall Street Well Project
    April 8, 2024 — The Health Humanities Lab, a research lab at VCU’s Humanities Research Center, is conducting the project in collaboration with the Family Representative Council.
  • Cabell First Novelist Award Top 20 finalists for 2024 announced
    April 3, 2024 — Cabell First Novelist Awards Top 20 list