Eminent Scholars Applications Due April 1

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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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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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Andrea Simonelli Discusses the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration

Dr. Andrea Simonelli has experienced her first year with VCU’s Political Science Department in a different way, traveling back and forth from Richmond, VA to the Marshall Islands in the Pacific to research the effects of climate change on a population. With a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, Simonelli has made her focus the governance […]

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CHS faculty and staff receive ‘Champions of Accessibility’ awards

VCU’s Transforming Accessibility Initiative hosted their inaugural event, “Entrepreneurship, ‘Way-Finding’ and the Value of Difference” on October 8. As part of the event, the university’s first-ever Champions of Accessibility awards were given to recognize faculty, staff, students and VCU departments who have made a significant contribution in the areas of accessibility or general disability supports. The […]

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Inaugural Class of Eminent Scholars Announced

The College of Humanities and Sciences has announced its inaugural class of Eminent Scholars. The three faculty members who were selected for this honor are Robin Everhart, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, Marcus Messner, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Robertson School of Media and Culture, and Jason Reed, Associate Professor in […]

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Dean’s Fellows Call for 2019 Applications

The College of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to invite applications for Dean’s Fellows. Fellows will be engaged in a variety of leadership activities in the College and on campus, participating collaboratively as active members of the Dean’s leadership team in the Dean’s Office, contributing to team meetings, bringing important perspectives from the faculty, and […]

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Our Dean’s Leadership Retreat

Dean Fuentes recently hosted chairs and directors, members of the Dean’s staff and selected guests at a Leadership Retreat. Discussions were held on various topics, including “Ensuring Equity and Justice among our Diverse Faculty, Staff, and Students,” “Strategies for Hiring the Most Qualified and Diverse Colleagues,” “Anxiety and Depression in College Student: Facts, Figures, and […]

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