July 23, 2014

Summer Camp Uses LEGO Bricks to Build Engineering Skills

Construction activity around Virginia Commonwealth University is not all that unusual but last week at the VCU Carver Community Center, the builders were children and their projects, created out of …

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July 10, 2014

Master’s Thesis is Foundation for Film That Shatters Old Myths of Down Syndrome

Leigh Ann Kaman fell to the floor when doctors told her that her newborn son, Benjamin, had Down syndrome. She and her husband, Brian, felt totally alone. “It’s not the …

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May – Aug: Project Clean & Green Move

Project Clean & Green Move is being implemented where many VCU students live: Carver, Jackson Ward, Oregon Hill, Randolph and the Fan. The City of Richmond’s Department of Public Works, …

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June – Aug: ASPiRE Service Opportunities for VCU Employees

VCU ASPiRE students create positive change in local communities while addressing critical societal needs. This summer, ASPiRE, a community engagement focused living-learning program, is offering a unique opportunity for VCU …

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July 23 – July 24: AmeriCorps/America Reads Program Info Sessions

The VCU AmeriCorps and America Reads Program host information sessions on Wednesday, July 23, at noon or Thursday, July 24, at 3 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Shockoe Room. …

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Aug 4 & 11: Grant Writing I

Nonprofit Learning Point presents “Grant Writing I” at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in a two day class on August 4 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This introduction …

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Aug 4: Grant Writing Institute Applications Due

The New Investigators’ Grant Writing Institute provides year-long, intensive proposal development training for VCU faculty from across the university who will apply for extramural funding within 12 months. Funded by …

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Aug 6: Media Relations

Did your last press release go unnoticed? Are you unsure how to get the media interested in your programs and events? If so, then this course in media relations will …

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Aug 8: Self-Care: The Foundation to Helping Others

You work hard every day to make a difference in the lives of the individuals and communities you see. Your work is demanding and rewarding. Through this work, you hear …

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