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Research & Discovery

Massey’s New Era

VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center has earned the most prestigious designation in oncology. What happens next will shape the future of cancer science.


Rachel Beanland

Arts & Culture

A Sense of History

Author Rachel Beanland (M.F.A.’20) balances modern tastes and historical accuracy in her new novel, “The House Is on Fire.” In this story and annotated excerpt, she explains how.

Buz Grossberg

Business & Economics

Primeval Eye

Elemental cooking always fascinated Buz Grossberg (B.S.’77), one-time Food Network star and the proprietor of Richmond’s landmark Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue. After four decades, the pitmaster is still exploring the bond between man and fire.

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Behind the lens

In his new book, university photographer Kevin Morley pens a love letter to his photojournalism adventures

All you can heat

In a foundry on West Broad Street, sculpture students create art from flame

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Louise Lomax Winters


It’s past time

Pia Winters Jordan explores the legacy of her mother, Louise (Dipl.’42), a Tuskegee Army nurse during World War II

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Canvus Building at VCUarts Qatar

Arts & Culture

25 years in Qatar

A quarter century after the Shaqab College of Design Arts (later VCUarts Qatar) opened in Education City, the district and its first resident are all grown up

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