It’s throwback time. Of course we had to share this photo of Theresa #Pollak enjoying some al fresco painting (year unknown). Pollak founded @vcuarts and was instrumental in introducing modern art to #RVA way back when. Who’s your favorite local artist? 🎨 [📷 c/o Libraries Special Collections and Archives] #rvacreate #inspiration #art #tbt

It’s throwback time. Of course we had to share this photo of Theresa #Pollak enjoying some al fresco painting (year unknown). Pollak founded @vcuarts and was instrumental in introducing modern art to #RVA way back when. Who’s your favorite local artist? 🎨 [📷 c/o Libraries Special Collections and Archives] #rvacreate #inspiration #art #tbt

“My first impression of Kiara was ‘Wow.’ I couldn’t believe my eyes. She was so explosive and fast. She has a quiet confidence about herself and she has a chip on her shoulders. Her work ethic and work capacity separate her from most runners.” ~Jon Riley, head coach of men’s and women’s track and field at VCU. Read more about how Kiara Porter stays on track here: http://bit.ly/1kAk5e4

“My first impression of Kiara was ‘Wow.’ I couldn’t believe my eyes. She was so explosive and fast. She has a quiet confidence about herself and she has a chip on her shoulders. Her work ethic and work capacity separate her from most runners.” ~Jon Riley, head coach of men’s and women’s track and field at VCU. Read more about how Kiara Porter stays on track here: http://bit.ly/1kAk5e4


Hopefully, the new status as a five-digit species animal group brings more support, funding and awareness for the bewildering diversity reptiles continue to reveal.

Snakes, lizards, and turtles, oh my! A VCU Life Sciences professor has created a Reptile Database cataloging over 10,000 species. Shown is the Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi, a tiny gecko found in the jungle of Laos in Southeast Asia, which was discovered by a team of German, Vietnamese and Lao scientists. [Photo courtesy of Truong Nguyen.]

Hopefully, the new status as a five-digit species animal group brings more support, funding and awareness for the bewildering diversity reptiles continue to reveal.

Snakes, lizards, and turtles, oh my! A VCU Life Sciences professor has created a Reptile Database cataloging over 10,000 species. Shown is the Cyrtodactylus vilaphongi, a tiny gecko found in the jungle of Laos in Southeast Asia, which was discovered by a team of German, Vietnamese and Lao scientists. [Photo courtesy of Truong Nguyen.]