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Curriculum Development Awards

The division has awarded four curricular development awards of $10,000 each for courses offered during the 2017–18 academic year.

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Building Inclusive Communities

Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) is the new VCU initiative to support the university community in creating an engaged, diverse and inclusive campus environment.

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Join the public directory of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty, VCU Rainbow Rams Directory, to foster and support community at VCU.

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Diversity is a hallmark of VCU that truly differentiates us.


Martin Luther King III will headline MLK Celebration Week at VCU

King, the oldest son of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will provide keynote remarks Jan. 17 at an event moderated by Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney.

School of Education: Race, Ethnicity and Education Teach-In, March 2018

The VCU School of Education is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Race, Ethnicity and Education Teach-In for SOE instructors, March 12-16, 2018

Faith and Science Walking Hand-in-Hand with Dr. Christine Darden

The College of Humanities and Sciences and the American Chemical Society's Virginia section present an evening with Christine Darden, Ph.D., an aeronautical engineer and one of the NASA "colored" human computers portrayed in the book "Hidden Figures" by Margot Shetterly.

President’s Forum brings VCU together for critical conversations on monuments, political divide

Tuesday, Nov. 7th, VCU convened a forum of faculty, students, staff, alumni and community members to discuss how to navigate these challenging problems, including how cities like Richmond should approach their Confederate monuments.

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Diversity is absolutely essential at a research university, just as it is in life. It is an indispensable part of the learning process. It shapes what we learn and how we learn it, how we solve problems, how we interact with one another, and how we think about ourselves and each other.

Michael Rao, Ph.D., president, Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System