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REAL stars

In the following sections, we highlight just a few of the students, instructors and programs making REAL.... well, real! Select a link below to see all the ways REAL comes to life on campus, in our city and communities, and beyond.

MASC 439: Agency

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Joshua Smith

Key players: Joshua Smith, assistant professor, public relations

Unit: Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture

Description: A service-learning, capstone course that provides pro bono, student-led public relations for organizations in need.

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NURS 397: International Comparison of Nursing Education and Clinical Care

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Allison Gregory

Key players: Allison Gregory, clinical assistant professor, Department of Family & Community Health Nursing

Units: School of Nursing, Global Education Office

Description: International immersion in health care systems, in partnership with Spain's University of Cordoba

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BIOL 395/492/495: Undergraduate Research

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Dr. Sarah Golding

Key players: Dr. Sarah Golding, assistant professor, VCU Biology

Units: Department of Biology, with partners across campus

Description: Tiered courses designed to guide students through the world of research

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