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Our winning Libraries t-shirt design - congratulations to Kiersten Marshall, student, class of '20! You can order yours now at . More information about the design contest here:

image of the winning design for a V-C-U Libraries tshirt, illustration from above of 3 people at a table, collaborating on a project, with V-C-U in large gold hand-drawn letters, and libraries in black sans serif typeface

Sweating while you shop counts as exercise, you know. Dress: Free People, size S, $52 [#47420] Bag: Aimee, size M, $54 [#41359]

Track and Field had a productive day at the George Mason Spring Invitational April 13, as the Rams secured two first-place finishers for the meet. VCU will travel to Charlottesville, April 19-20, to compete in the Virginia Challenge. STORY |

Congrats to alum Tre Clark () on signing with yesterday! He had a great high school season for . We're excited to follow his career going forward!

Join the Riding Rams on the Alumni and Community Bike Ride on Saturday, April 27. Join us for a breakfast before the ride at Cary Street Gym!

VCU Alumni Photo: Participants riding down O.R.C. ramp towards Linden St.

You First at hosts its inaugural first-generation conference, “Unifying Our Narratives,” on Saturday from 1–4pm! Student-led sessions on financing your education, impostor syndrome, social capital, mental wellness, & housing insecurity. Details at

You First at VCU / VCU Strategic Enrollment Management / The 1-Gen Conference: Unifying Our Narratives / April 20, 2019, from 1–4p.m. / Registration: First floor lobby, Academic Learning Commons (MCALC) 1000 Floyd Ave, Richmond, Virginia

We’re excited for the 50th Birthday Celebration! Meet our 3rd panelist on the “Keeping Up with the VCU Business Alumni” panel: Anthony Robinson, associate dean/executive of Hofstra University, representing the 1980s. Learn more April 26th:

Well votes have it, Bell Isle is the winner. Who doesn’t love a good sunset there 🌅

They may have been the same size, but Wiley still joined in delivering the thousands of stuffed animals donated to patients at and at ! Thank you to the customers for making this possible! – at VCU Medical Center

‪Dogs On Call therapy dog Wiley, a miniature schnauzer with a mostly black coat with a cream beard and eyebrows, sits on a chair alongside two PetSmart stuffed animals, a pink bunny and a brown dog.

Don't let Richmond potholes stop you in your tracks. Sign up for our Learn to Fix a Flat class on 4/22 and be back and riding in no time!

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We are in awe of the generosity of customers and grateful to Jeff, the dedicated manager of our local store, for facilitating countless deliveries. – at VCU Medical Center

Dogs On Call therapy dog Kepler, a leonberger with a coat in shades of brown, has a happy expression while sitting next to her kneeling handler and a friend holding a stuffed cat and lamb. Behind the three of them are three other people, all holding stuffed animals of cats, dogs and lambs. Everyone is smiling.

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Come join us on April 28 for an evening of good food, adult beverages, and fun, with proceeds to support student scholarships for research at Rice Rivers Center. Tickets $100 per person.

Spend an evening at Upper Shirley Vineyards to benefit student research scholarships at Rice Rivers Center. $100 per person. April 28, 2019. 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  Join us on the banks of the James Rivers for a silent auction, cocktails and hors d'oeurvres. 600 Shirley Plantation Road, Charles City, VA.  Kindly RSVP at For more information, contact Lynne McCarthy at

Scott McCarney's "The Swimmer" from the exhibit "Cut and Fold. Paper Engineering in Special Collections and Archives" at James Branch Cabell Library

The painted figure of a man dives across several panels of accordian-folded text.

A National Teacher of the Year finalist, reunion photos, helping graduating students plan their next steps and more in this month's News & Views from VCU Alumni.

Rodney Robinson stands beside a sign that details the biography of Virgie Binford, Ed.D., for whom the education center where he teaches is named.

Watching on a lovely spring day with communicators from across .

Serve as a voice to university leadership by becoming a member of the Recent Graduate Council! Applications are due April 30.

People shake hands, in front of them are the words "recent graduate council: a new opportunity to serve v-c-u."

Work hard so you can shop harder! Pearly Dangle Earring: $8 [#46709] Rhinestone Earring: $8 [#47082] Abstract Painted Earring: $12 [#43954] Scarf: size Long, $14 [#46509]

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Another editorial piece for The Commonwealth Times— this was for an article discussing the link between activism and journalism 🖊🖊🖊


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you wanna celebrate your birthday
and turn up with sis @ericapinkett
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Tattoo Apprentice Announcement!

I’ve never mentioned this on tumblr before, but I’m a tattoo apprentice trying to jump start my career while I’m in art school. If you’re on Instagram and like looking at tattoos, on the market for a tattoo artist or just wanna give me a follow, I’m @ruthrootaitattoos.

I post a lot of anime and horror inspired flash. If you’ve got a sec to sneak a peak, I’d appreciate it! Thanks for reading!


@trunyce “Flipped It” ft. @yt_bitness ( @jetmuzikbeats ) featured on H.O.P. dropping soon! -
#HipHop #Indie #Artist
#StrivingForGreatness #WolfPack
#Rap #Tidal #AppleMusic #RVA #VCU

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NCAA tournament - East region breakdown

Yahoo Sports’ Tourney Bracket Live crew takes a look at the region - including the teams most likely to advance, cinderella candidates, potential busts and a pick to win.

So excited to see Us this weekend! Here’s an illustration I made for an article about the “New Age of Black Horror,” which also discusses the historic lack of meaningful black representation in the horror genre. I wanted to represent the changing roles of black characters and stories in modern horror by placing these characters in an older, classic horror-looking context

Hey Richmond, Virginia! Im hosting my FIRST paint event along with two other ladies on Feb 9th. Comment/Message me if your interested in attending! You have 3 canvas choices to choose from.. Fellas I made one for you guys as well!! I hope to see you there ♥️ 🎫 Tickets on sale now!

* $40 - General Admission (which includes your artwork of your choice 🎨, one free cocktail🍹and a raffle ticket for your chance to win 🎟)!

* $50 - Hookah Admission (which includes hookah 😚💨, your artwork of your choice 🎨, one free cocktail and a raffle ticket for your chance to win 🎟)!

*Hookah will be provided by: @riqochets_hookah 😚💨

Vendors Include:

* @NightEats 🍗🥘😋!!! She will have all the delicious appetizers that you DON’T want to miss!


FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE HIT UP @artaholikz 🎨 @goldenshotsmobilecocktails 🍹 or @mevents.creatingdreams 💎 on Instagram for more information!

Want to be featured in a local newspaper?

I’m asking everyone around Richmond, VA what they want for Christmas this year! It’ll only take a couple of minutes of your time, and it would help me (a young black journalist out here tryna make it lol) tremendously! Also, I’d love to provide a link back to anything you might want to promote (blog, business, etc.) Message me for more information!