Hundreds of posters reveal one compelling story of VCU student research

Undergraduate and graduate symposiums, part of annual VCU Research Weeks, highlight projects that touch on an array of disciplines, notable history and scientific potential.

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Four VCU students and two recent alums selected for prestigious National Science Foundation funding

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports their advancement in STEM disciplines.

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VCU College of Engineering hosts Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Showcase

On April 10, 2024, the VCU College of Engineering hosted the inaugural Graduate Student and Postdoc Research Showcase, celebrating the innovative research being conducted by students across all engineering disciplines.

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Class of 2024: Standout runner Karah Moore remains on pace for more academic excellence

The biomedical engineering major and track and field athlete embraced undergraduate research, and the next leg of a Ph.D. journey might be a stop in Spain.


Accelerated master’s program student, Taylor Hendrick, leverages lifetime love for science and math into a career in biomedical engineering research

A love for science fiction and natural aptitude for math and science inspired Taylor Hendrick from a young age, eventually leading her to the VCU College of Engineering.

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Stretching the Limit: Biomedical engineering Ph.D. student Kelly Ott furthers research in creating lab-grown replacements for tendons and ligaments

Ott continues at VCU, after receiving her undergraduate degree, to focus on musculoskeletal tissue engineering research.


NIAMS Pathway to Independence Award granted to Evan Buettmann to research mechanical regulation of bone healing and muscle strength during extended disuse

“This grant will give me the opportunity to jump-start my independent career and build a research program investigating how we can improve quality of life and mobility after debilitating musculoskeletal injuries,” Buettmann said.

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VCU College of Engineering to offer six new master’s programs

The College of Engineering launches new master’s concentrations in aerospace engineering, engineering management, environmental and sustainable engineering, rehabilitation engineering, systems engineering, and tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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Biomedical engineering alumni Ashley Bland receives VCU Alumni’s 10 Under 10 award for contributions to Richmond Public Schools

Bland was named Richmond Public Schools Teacher of the Year in 2021 and Virginia Region I Teacher of the Year in 2022.

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VCU awarded $3 million from the NIH to continue research training of students underrepresented in the sciences

Two renewed grants, which support undergraduate and graduate students in pursuing biomedical and behavioral research, highlight VCU’s national standing.