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50 years of Title IX: A look at ‘a notable first step’ toward a more equitable playing field for women and girls

50 years of Title IX: A look at ‘a notable first step’ toward a more equitable playing field for women and girls

Thursday, June 23

As the nation looks back, VCU experts, including Carrie LeCrom, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for Sport Leadership at the School of Business, talk about how it’s made a difference and the impact the civil rights law has had on the U.S.

Lester Fellowship Program connects interns to industry

Lester Fellowship Program connects interns to industry

Thursday, June 16

This summer, a few select VCU students will have the opportunity to explore risk management and insurance during a three-month paid rotational internship program.

Russian NHL stars enter spotlight as war rages in Ukraine

Russian NHL stars enter spotlight as war rages in Ukraine

Friday, June 3

Brendan Dwyer, a faculty member at VCU's Center for Sport Leadership, says banning Russian hockey players would be a blow to the Kremlin. "Putin puts these athletes on a pedestal more than soccer, more than tennis," Dwyer told AP.

Saving patients’ lives is a matter of seeing the big picture

Saving patients’ lives is a matter of seeing the big picture

Thursday, June 2

She emailed me after the verdict in the Murphey case to alert me to research by another scholar, Elizabeth White Baker, in which Baker proposes a better way for hospitals to detect and prevent errors in the administration of medications. Baker is a professor of information systems in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business.

Feeling the effects of higher interest rates? Expect all borrowing to get more expensive

Feeling the effects of higher interest rates? Expect all borrowing to get more expensive

Wednesday, May 25

VCU Business professor discusses downside of combating inflation.

Making sure workers have a ‘good’ day gives companies a competitive advantage

Making sure workers have a ‘good’ day gives companies a competitive advantage

Thursday, May 19

VCU business professors research how employees’ daily experiences impact creative performance.

Why expert says Virginia’s high gas prices aren’t price gouging

Why expert says Virginia’s high gas prices aren’t price gouging

Wednesday, May 18

Jeffrey Smith, Chair of the Supply Chain Management Analytics Department at VCU, said it’s not unreasonable to be suspicious of the higher prices ... “We've hit that non-normal situation now by the fact that now all prices have gone up,” Smith explained. “We're dealing with a different crisis from the supply aspect of it with Russia being such an u

VCU alum Linda Hines receives Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross Achievement in Nursing Award

VCU alum Linda Hines receives Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross Achievement in Nursing Award

Wednesday, May 18

Hines, a former School of Nursing adjunct faculty member and School of Business M.B.A. graduates, has worked in managed care leadership for over 25 years.

Four Meadowbrook High School students win $1,000 for their businesses after Shark Tank-style competition

Four Meadowbrook High School students win $1,000 for their businesses after Shark Tank-style competition

Friday, May 13

Virginia Commonwealth University’s da Vinci Center for Innovation later joined the partnership, which allowed Meadowbrook students to get involved with VCU’s Entrepreneurship Academy, connect students with mentors, and teach them about design and the art of pitching.

Beta Alpha Psi luncheon ushers in new era for VCU Business

Beta Alpha Psi luncheon ushers in new era for VCU Business

Wednesday, May 11

The biannual event returned to its in-person format on May 6, with incoming dean Naomi Boyd, Ph.D. in attendance as guest speaker