Starting over: Joe Cates’ journey from chef to professor
Jan. 14, 2022
Cates spent the first part of his professional life as a chef and restauranteur before a stint in rehab helped put him on a different path.
Grad’s war novel highlights the complicated relationship between the U.S. military and the Afghan people
Nov. 9, 2021
Navy veteran and VCU alum Matt Cricchio served in Afghanistan. His debut novel, “Security Day,” will “change how you think about American conflict overseas.”
Leila Chatti wins 24th annual Levis Reading Prize for ‘Deluge’
Aug. 13, 2021
Chatti will receive an award of $5,000 and will give a reading from her work at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 in the VCU James Branch Cabell Library, and via livestream.
‘A painful chapter in our nation’s history’: New class to shed light on Indigenous boarding schools
Aug. 3, 2021
The course will examine the traumatic histories at the schools in the United States and Canada, where thousands of Native children lost connections with their cultures, languages and families.
Thomas Inge, a trailblazer in comics scholarship and former VCU professor, dies at 85
May 19, 2021
Inge’s contributions of comics, art, memorabilia and letters were instrumental in the creation of VCU Libraries’ Comic Arts Collection.
VCU professor and author Clint McCown inducted into Wake Forest Hall of Fame
April 22, 2021
Clint McCown, a professor in the Department of English in the College of Humanities and Sciences, was inducted into the Wake Forest University Hall of Fame on April 17.
VCU launching 20 new accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree opportunities
April 19, 2021
The accelerated programs across the university will save students time and money.
Conspiracy theories are dividing us. How do we talk about them?
March 26, 2021
Social media groups are allowing people to form strong communities around shared beliefs — even if they aren’t true. To discuss this with loved ones requires a careful approach.