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Does Cannabis Use Impact Your Lifetime Income?
VIPBG researcher Dr. Nathan Gillespie presents about the genetic and environmental risk factors related to cannabis use and misuse and how they impact income over the lifespan.
How Does COBE Translate Research to Promote Health and Wellness?
COBE Administrative Director Marcie Walsh presents on COBE Research in Action: Thrive, Fit and the Science of Happiness.
Marcie Walsh to Discuss Research in Action at COBE Connect
The COBE Connect lunch lecture series returns on Tuesday, September 12th, featuring COBE Administrative Director Marcie Walsh.
COBE Partners with University College to Expand Common Book Program
This fall, COBE is pleased to collaborate with University College to expand VCU’s Common Book Program to include graduate students and a series of programming throughout the year. The Common Book Program is one of the largest initiatives in University College. Building upon the nationally recognized Summer Reading program, the new initiative expands the previous… Read more »
COBE Introduces New Administrative Director Marcie Walsh
Get to know COBE’s new Administrative Director, Marcie Walsh, MSW.
Multidimensional Perfectionism and Well-Being
Dr. Philip B. Gnilka presents at the May COBE Connect lunch.
Dr. Everett Worthington: Ev Remembers 1974 to 2017
Dr. Everett Worthington presents a retrospective look at his professional career and personal experiences to the Positive Psychology Research Group at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Worthington studies (1) forgiveness and related constructs (such as justice, humility, and mercy) and the REACH Forgiveness intervention (which has 22 outcome studies from many labs supporting its efficacy), (2) religion… Read more »
Undergraduates Blog about From Research to Recovery Town Hall
During the From Research to Recovery Town Hall hosted by the COBE and the Department of Behavioral Health and Human Services undergraduate students in Dr. Amy Adkins’ class blogged about the presentations they found most interesting.
Active Minds at VCU Hosts Fresh Check Day
Fresh Check Day is a fair-like event that brings awareness to mental health resources and coping strategies on college campuses.
From Research to Recovery Town Hall in Photos
A photo gallery reflection on the From Research to Recovery Town Hall at VCU.
Service Utilization and Mental Health at VCU
For the April COBE Connect Ph.D. student Jessica Bourdon presents her research on mental health and service utilization at VCU as well as next steps for promoting and studying support services for students.
Uncovering the Science Behind E-Cigarettes
What do e-cigarettes do and who is using them at VCU? Learn more from the March COBE Connect lecture video recap with researcher Tory Spindle.
An Update and Overview of Spit for Science
The February COBE Connect Lunch series featured Dr. Danielle Dick discussing the history of Spit for Science and the creation of the College Behavioral and Emotional Health Institute.
The COBE Contemplative Science and Education Core
The CSE Core promotes rigorous scholarship and scientific research on contemplative practices, and stimulates contemplative learning opportunities to foster well-being, resilience, relationships, and performance among VCU students, staff, and faculty, and surrounding Richmond community members.
IDAS Sponsors Lecture on Alcohol and Drug Prevention Among Adolescents
VCU’s Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies and Beacon Tree Foundation will host an educational meeting to review recent advances in neuroscience relating to drug and alcohol interventions as well as new evidence-based solutions to alcohol and drug prevention among adolescents.
Support Your Fellow Rams with #MindfulFinals
#MindfulFinals is a social media campaign that aims to utilize Instagram and SnapChat to change the conversation around Finals week to promote mindful approaches to stress and anxiety.
Mindfulness in Focused Inquiry and Active Minds
For the November edition of the COBE Connect lunch lecture series, we hosted two separate lectures spotlighting different ongoing projects and partnerships on campus.
Mental Health Trends and Services at VCU
Dr. Brodeur McDonald discussed what she sees happening with the overall mental health of VCU students and some of the ways her team at UCS responds.