Psychology professor edits special journal issue

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Psychology professor edits special journal issue

A special issue of the journal Rehabilitation Psychology edited by a Virginia Commonwealth University psychology professor explores disability and social justice in rehabilitation research. Paul B. Perrin, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences, director of VCU’s health psychology doctoral program and associate editor of the journal, a quarterly peer-reviewed publication that […]

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Newman’s book wins gold medal 2019 Independent Publisher Book Award

“A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica,” (Yale University Press) by Brooke N. Newman, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of History in the College of Humanities and Sciences, has won a 2019 Independent Publisher Book Award. Newman’s book won the gold medal in the category of world history. The awards are intended to bring increased […]

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Beam to conduct oral histories of the trans community’s struggle for justice

Virginia Commonwealth University professor Myrl Beam, Ph.D., has been appointed as the Oral Historian Fellow for the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota. As oral historian in residence, Beam — an assistant professor in the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences — will work on a grant-funded […]

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2019 Grant Academy now accepting applications

The Grant Academy is a grantsmanship program providing training and support for a select cohort of faculty investigators working with senior faculty, research development experts and research administrators, with the goal of submitting a successful funding proposal. The Academy is open to all faculty, in any discipline, from across VCU who: Possess a concrete research […]

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Eminent Scholars Applications Due April 1

The College of Humanities and Sciences Eminent Scholars program serves to recognize mid-career scholars among our faculty and reward them for their scholarly contributions to their discipline, the College, and the University. Traditional forms of scholarship are of primary consideration for this award, although alternate, more contemporary forms will be considered. The award recognizes, with […]

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Announcing Catalyst and Seed Award Winners

The College is pleased to announce our Catalyst and Seed Award winners for 2019. 2019 Catalyst Award Recipients The Catalyst Award was envisioned by Dean Fuentes and funded by President Rao to enhance faculty scholarship by providing funding of up to $20,000 to facilitate projects in all disciplines in the College. These are part of […]

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Building Skills for Grant Writing

Friday, April 26, 2019 This 60-minute session will provide attendees with information essential for being a successful grant writer. Participants will learn: Basics of using Pivot (a grant search database) and other strategies for finding funding Differences between academic and grant writing, and techniques for making this transition Etiquette and preparation for interacting with project […]

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Graph Brain Project Tackles Graph Theory Problems

For the past four years, Associate Professor Dr. Craig Larson in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics has been running a summer research program for interested undergraduate and graduate students, and even high school students and other faculty. Larson’s Graph Brain Project provides students and faculty the opportunity to do research on widely-studied Graph […]

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The CHS Solid Foundation Upon Which We Build Excellence

At the Fall 2018 Faculty Forum, Associate Deans Josh Langberg, Ed Acevedo, Deirdre Condit, James Mays and Don Young gave brief presentations about their areas of responsibility and their plans for the upcoming year. Their presentations have been saved as a PDF document which can be viewed here.

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Tackling Cellular Aging

Dr. Edmund Acevedo has researched and studied the effects of stress on the body, in particular the cardiovascular and immune systems, for more than 15 years. His research has been conducted in collaboration with other investigators and numerous graduate students. More recently, Dr. Acevedo and a former Ph.D. student, Dr. Aaron Slusher, have expanded their […]

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