Sponsored Research and Scholarship Faculty Forum

Dean’s Office

Sponsored Research and Scholarship Faculty Forum

Thursday, October 18, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Academic Learning Commons, Room 2107 The CHS Sponsored Programs Office will provide training for faculty on how to find funding to support research and scholarship activities, submit proposals after an opportunity has been identified, and manage grants after receiving an award. Staff from the CHS Sponsored […]

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Three Join Dean’s Office Staff

Three familiar faces from the College of Humanities and Sciences will be joining the Dean’s office on July 1, 2018. Josh Langberg, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, will be the College’s new Associate Dean of Research, replacing Scott Gronert who has accepted a position at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Since coming […]

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Science Diplomacy in a Changing World

April 12, 2018 1:00 – 2:00pm Lecture by Jonathan Margolis: Science Diplomacy in a Changing World: How Science in Foreign Policy Works for Peace, Security, Prosperity & Development Science diplomacy operates in a unique niche of U.S. foreign policy tools. International scientific cooperation allows U.S. scientists – working for the government, academia, or non-governmental institutions […]

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America’s First Catholic President

March 22, 2017 1:30 PM Richmond Salons III-IV University Student Commons America’s First Catholic President: The Presidential Election of 1908 and the Backlash That Followed Dr. John Kneebone, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History Fake news and rumors caused many Americans after the presidential election of 1908 to fear that William Howard Taft was the agent of a […]

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2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven’t already done so please make sure you know all of the details like time and location for your department’s diploma ceremony by visiting the VCU Commencement site and on the Departmental Ceremonies page. If you have a question about your ceremony please contact your department’s […]

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Interim Dean Named AVS 2015 Fellow

Dr. Alison Baski, interim dean for the College, was recently named Fellow of the AVS Science & Technology Society. She received the award for contributions to the fundamental investigation of semiconductor surfaces using scanning probe techniques and for STEM leadership within the university, community and profession. The AVS established an annual awards program to encourage […]

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Dr. Tombes Accepts New Role

From Interim Dean Alison Baski: Dr. Robert Tombes has served as the Associate Dean for Research since 2012 and is a Professor in the Biology department.  In his current role, Dr. Tombes has supported inter-disciplinary research initiatives, spearheaded grant writing academies, and helped increase the research portfolio of the College by more than 50%. As […]

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Dr. Kathy Bassard, Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

From Interim Dean Alison Baski: Dr. Katherine Bassard is a Professor of English and has chaired the department since 2012.  She has served on numerous committees for the College of H&S, including chair of Graduate Academic Committee (2008-10) and as Dean’s Fellow (2010-11).  In her new role as Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Dr. […]

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CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture: M. Samy El-Shall

April 21 6.30 pm VCU Student Commons Theater CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture features M. Samy El-Shall, Department of Chemistry, “VCU Opportunities for Research Cooperation and Science Diplomacy in the Middle East”, 6:30 PM, VCU Student Commons Theater. Free and open to the public. Contact: Shirley McDaniel, srmcdani@vcu.edu or 827-0867.

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Staff Spotlight: Gail Bartee Canter

Gail Bartee Canterhas worked at VCU for 22 years, with 16 of those years dedicated to the College. She currently works in the Dean’s Office as a Business Manager and recently joined the Humanities Research Center team as the Office and Fiscal Manager where she assists in event planning and special projects in addition to her […]

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