Black History Month at VCU aims to spark dialogue, celebrate black excellence

Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of events throughout February that are meant to provoke thought and conversation.

Library hosts read-in to celebrate Black History Month

VCU Libraries will host a read-in celebrating Black History Month on Feb. 26.

First black female transplant surgeon details kidney transplant inequity

Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D., the nation’s first black female transplant surgeon, told an audience of more than 220 at Virginia Commonwealth University that blacks have a more difficult time getting on kidney transplant lists and have less access than whites to lifesaving kidney transplants.

After 48 years, legendary educator Grace Harris retires

Grace E. Harris, Ph.D., one of the most highly regarded women in higher education, has retired as a distinguished professor of public policy at the leadership institute that bears her name. Since the formation of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Harris has served as a mentor to countless alumni and colleagues.

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