The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a five year $18.1 million grant to VCU, the third largest grant in the university’s history.
The People’s Library, a project funded by a VCUarts grant, opened earlier this month in the main branch of Richmond Public Library.
The School of Engineering is looking to increase its research output by hiring an associate dean for research who will develop programs to increase the school’s annual external research funding.
The Wellness Resource Center at VCU and the University of Richmond won a joint federal grant that will fund the hiring of sexual and LGBT violence prevention specialists. VCU is in the hiring process for both positions.
VCU won $7.4 million in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health this week to research how certain microorganisms found in the vagina have led to alarming numbers of preterm labor and complications during pregnancy.