After nearly a decade of unprecedented growth, enrollment at universities around the nation is now beginning to decline for many reasons. That trend is being seen across Virginia, too, including here at Virginia Commonwealth University. But VCU's students continue to excel in some very significant ways.
It's no surprise that the origin of the word "opera" in Italian is "work." Planning a full-scale opera production for VCU Music is, in fact, a lot of "work." Melanie Day and Kenneth Wood, Co-Directors of VCU Opera, face considerable challenges that could easily keep opera from being part of VCU's artistic heritage.
For some, internships were a dreaded experience. Part of this anxiety probably stemmed from media representations of interns doing nothing but fetching lunch orders or filing decades-old dusty papers. Interns are often afraid that after weeks or months, they will have nothing to list on their resumes except "coffee order expert" or "copy machine troubleshooter."...
Students received professional, graduate and undergraduate degrees at the VCU Commencement ceremony held at the Richmond Coliseum on May 14, 2016. In all, VCU awarded more than 5,000 degrees. #VCU2016
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Art Direction - Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Music Series
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