Humanities Research Center’s 2016 Research Grants Recipients

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Humanities Research Center’s 2016 Research Grants Recipients

We would like to congratulate all of the recipients for the Humanities Research Center’s 2016 Research Grants: Joshua Eckhardt (English): Religion Around John Donne Carolyn Eastman (History): The Strange Genius of Dr. O: Oratory and Transatlantic Celebrity in Early America Richard Fine (English): Edward Kennedy’s Long Road to Reims: The Media and the Military in […]

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College Faculty Win PeRQ Awards

Congratulations to the following faculty members of the College who won Presidential Research Quest (PeRQ) Awards! Scott Gronert, Chemistry, for  “Mass Spectrometric Profiling of Temporal Responses in the Redox Proteome of Trauma Patients: Identifying Potential Biomarkers for Recoveries with Complications.” Abstract. As part of a large effort at VCU to identify biomarkers related to trauma patient […]

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Staff Award Winners 2015

The inaugural winners of our staff awards were announced at our Faculty and Staff Awards and Retirees breakfast on April 15th. 10 staff members were nominated for a total of three awards. The winners were: Leadership Award Edith Allin (Chemistry and Forensic Science) Excellence in Service Virginia Schmitz (English Department) Impact Award Ramont Reed (HASTECH) The nominees were: […]

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Our Faculty Scholars 2013-14

Congratulations to our Faculty Scholars for 2014, who have authored or edited a book, won a national scholarly award or managed at least $50,000 in research expenditures during the 2013-14 academic and fiscal year. Faculty Authors Richard Bargdill, Psychology Faye Belgrave, Psychology Edward L. Boone, Statistical Sciences David Bromley, World Studies Christopher Brooks, World Studies […]

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VCU Researchers Receive Three NIJ grants

The National Institute of Justice Grants recently awarded three grants totaling $833,036 to VCU.  VCU was the only institution to get three grants. The faculty members and abstracts are below. The solicitation was Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes through the National Institute of Justice.  The number of total awards for […]

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Harrison Fletcher Wins 2013 Colorado Book Award

Harrison Fletcher joined the Department of English last fall as an assistant professor of creative writing. He is also the author of Descanso for My Father: Fragments of a Life, a memoir in essays about his journey to know the father he lost when he was nearly two. Descanso, which means resting place in Spanish, recently won the 2013 Colorado Book Award in […]

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Ishita Purohit Wins French Embassy’s LabCitoyen Youth Travel Grant

French minor Ishita Purohit is one of four winners from America who will be attending the French Embassy’s LabCitoyen Youth Travel Grant Program this summer. Every year, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites the young people of the whole world to gather and interact to promote the French language as language of debate and […]

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Cristina Stanciu Wins Prestigious Fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago

Cristina Stanciu, Assistant Professor of English at VCU, is the recipient of the Monticello College Foundation Fellowship, a long-term fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago, for 2013-14. Dr. Stanciu is very excited to join the Newberry’s vibrant community of fellows and staff next year and to research in one of the strongest collections on […]

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Darcy Mays Wins Paul Minton Service Award

The Southern Regional Council of Statistics annually recognizes the exemplary contribution of a member of the statistics profession by bestowing them with the Paul Minton Service Award. We are pleased to announce the recipient of 2013 is our very own Darcy Mays, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research. […]

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College Presents Awards and Honors Retiring Faculty

The College presented its annual Faculty Awards at a breakfast this morning, and also honored retiring faculty for their years of service to VCU. Dean Jim Coleman made opening remarks, followed by the presentation of the awards by Dr. Alison Baski, Executive Associate Dean for the College. The retiring faculty were congratulated and offered words […]

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