Tag: Coursework

Spit for Science: A How-To Guide

A reflection by COBE Director Dr. Danielle Dick on what we’ve learned after running the Spit for Science research project for the past seven years.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #5

Two blog posts from students in the Spit for Science research class about the March COBE Connect lunch lecture with e-cigarette researcher Tory Spindle.

How Does Research Inform COBE Coursework and Programming?

Marcie Walsh, M.S.W., and Zoe Neale, M.S., presented about the Science of Happiness course and the THRIVE living-learning community at the March meeting of the Positive Psychology research group at VCU.

How A Breakup Helped Me Discover Self-Care

In this COBE guest blog, an exercise science student explains how a breakup turned into the perfect opportunity to explore self-care.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #4

The fourth edition of news updates on substance use and mental health research from students in the Spit for Science undergraduate course.

Can You Really Be Drunk In Love?

In music, movies and many other parts of popular culture, we are surrounded by media portrayals likening love to mind-altering substances – Billie Holiday’s lover goes to her head; Beyoncé is drunk in love; the Weeknd compares his lover to the anesthetic Novocain.

COBE Partners with Students to Promote Research and Public Health

During the Fall 2016 semester, COBE partnered with students in three undergraduate classes to promote scientific research, create promotional campaigns and spread basic knowledge about health and wellbeing on campus.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #3

The third edition of news updates on substance use and mental health research from students in the Spit for Science undergraduate course.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #2

A new selection of brief reviews from current undergraduate researchers covering recent events in substance use and emotional health research.

The Artfulness Initiative Expands into the Classroom

Building on the momentum from its launch this Fall, the Artfulness Initiative will offer a course in the Spring that develops one-off art and mindfulness events into a full semester curriculum.