From Spreadsheets to Art Direction: Niani Patterson's Journey to the Brandcenter

Among many Graduate programs at VCU, the Brandcenter, a School of Business graduate program is a beacon of innovation and creativity in the world of advertising, marketing, branding, and beyond. Niani Patterson is on an exciting journey pursuing her Master of Science in Business...

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Dr. Melissa W. Tyler - "Extra Mile" Award Recipient

For her outstanding support of SREB scholars over the years, Dr. Melissa W. Tyler, Assistant Dean of Operations for the VCU Graduate School, was selected as a recipient of the “Extra Mile” award at the 30th annual Institute of Teaching and Mentoring Program in Tampa, Florida.

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Newly Formed Office of Professional Development for Graduate Students

The newly formed Office of Professional Development in the Graduate School has hit the ground running this fall with a variety of programming, resources, and events specifically designed for VCU’s diverse graduate students.

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Go to Grow - Usha Mahawar’s Travel Grant Experience

Usha Mahawar, a 5th-year Ph.D. student working under Dr. Binks Wattenberg's guidance in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the School of Medicine, shares her experience of being a travel grant recipient.

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Graduate Students Find Success with Beyond Graduate School and Professoriate Platforms

Joshitha Chittayath and Syeda Hashimi have successfully used the FREE online resource available to all VCU graduate students for professional development.

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Travel Grants Support Graduate Student Professional Development - A Q&A with 3rd Year PhD Student Keandra Davis

Keandra Davis talks about her experience utilizing the travel grant program offered by the Graduate School.

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Guleer Shahab, Ph.D. student, to Represent VCU at 3MT National Conference

Guleer Shahab, Ph.D. student, represents VCU at the 2024 Conference of Southern Graduate Schools competition being held in South Carolina this March. 

‘This fellowship will be key’: Awardee of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Sierra Tutwiler, a graduate of VCU’s College of Engineering and recent awardee of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, shares her experiences.

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Largest publicly shared gift for liver research in U.S. history to transform liver care at VCU

A historic $104 million gift will support VCU’s new Stravitz-Sanyal Institute for Liver Disease and Metabolic Health in its efforts to stop, prevent and reverse liver disease.

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‘It takes a village to succeed’: Student earns national scholarship to finish her Ph.D.

Josly Pierre-Louis’ parents immigrated to America from Haiti. Their daughter, a VCU grad, is the rising tide for all boats when it comes to her success in chemistry and health research.

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