For many students on the VCUQatar campus, their Monroe Park counterpart is a foreign university 7,000 miles away that just happens to share their university’s name. This perspective changed last week for 15 VCUQatar students from when the Richmond campus hosted a weeklong exchange of art students from their sister campus.
A VCU School of Business program is sending students around the globe to collaborate with international businesses and corporations, and the benefits extend beyond a change of scenery.
South African jazz musicians will perform side-by-side with VCU students Sept. 24 as part of a cultural exchange program with the university’s sister school KwaZulu-Natal University in Durban, South Africa.
One night while taking a break from excavating and researching in Israel, a group of VCU students were outside when they saw what appeared to be flares go straight into the sky. When those flares began to curve in their direction and a teacher ordered for them to run inside, senior religious studies and psychology major Zavi Harman ran for safety with the others.
Registration for summer classes is under way, but with some of the sessions as short as three weeks, can students really retain a semester’s worth of education in a fraction of the time?