The Featured Creature: Sea Sapphire: the Most Beautiful Animal You’ve Never Heard Of
This is the Sea Sapphire, an absolutely STUNNING marine copepod. Japanese fishermen would call a gathering of these creatures “tama-mizu”, or jeweled water.
Make sure to watch the VIDEO in the article!!
holymoleculesbatman: “Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.” —Lise Meitner
Exoplanets: http://bit.ly/1fuJlyp New state of matter: http://bit.ly/1hA2IVk PLOS ONE: http://bit.ly/1hqiP7NMartian meteorite: http://bit.ly/1cxqr40 Car runs on air: http://bit.ly/1hrMpdH Liver cells: http://bit.ly/1fXlIcP Mass whale grave: http://bit.ly/1esobQ9 Water vapour: http://bit.ly/MIUyOY(Via IFLScience)
Biology at VCU: Introducing A NEW SUMMER COURSE!! BIOL 391L/HIST 390 Footprints on the James: Human and Natural History of the James River Watershed. [May 19 - June 19. 3 BIOL credits, counts as lab/3 History credits]. Read more here.
virginiacommonwealthuniversity: [Throwback Thursday: Basketball Edition] MCV Basketball squad - photo taken from 1914 edition of the MCV yearbook, The X-Ray and part of the VCU Libraries Special Collection and Archives #tbt #rva #vcu
vcuafam: STUDENT SPOTLIGHT NAME: Waell Elmisurati Age: 21 Major: Biology and Psychology Minor: Chemistry Favorite Quote: “Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist” - George Carlin What can studying African American history and culture do for the world? In order to be ready for the future we have to understand our past. Studying African American history and culture will keep it alive in our hearts and minds while also allowing us to develop from understanding. Through perseverance comes understanding and through understanding comes acceptance.
Epic jumps in VCU
My first youtube video
thank you for watching this video
Belly flops in the snow. Highly entertaining…but OUCH.
vcu-gsex: HAPPY WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!!!!! The Feminist Student Organization at VCU is hosting a panel this TODAY, March 4 at 7pm in the VCU Student Commons, Virginia Room B. The topic of the panel is Transgender Awareness with a focus on health issues in the trans community.
vcu-gsex: vcu-gsex: Jail Mail is back on this semester!!! Every Tuesday, 1-4pm Crenshaw House conference room, 919 W Franklin Street, first floor! Open to the public! Don’t know about jail mail? Basically, you can come hang out in Crenshaw House with other GSEXers and friends of GSEX, and write letters or make art or whatever you want, to send to prisoners in the Richmond City Jail, or we have a list of LGBTQ folks from all over who have asked for pen pals as well. We will supply paper, envelopes, names and addresses of folks you can write to, and we’ll send and receive the mail for you here at GSEX! (Anyone wanna donate stamps, pleaseee?) This is open to anyone who is interested in coming, you don’t have to be a VCU student, but please note that Crenshaw House is not accessible. There are a total of 9 steps to get in the front door, and no ramps. There are four steps to get in the back, and you could call us at (804) 828-6710 for us to let you in the back if that is any more accessible for you. TODAY!!
By Ric Young WASHINGTON (VR)—Has Hollywood come of age regarding African-American-themed movies? That’s what some are saying because of the number of films featuring black actors in 2013.
James Pope, instructor in the VCU Department of African American Studies, talks about the increase in films dealing with the black American experience.