Spring 2017 HRC Residential Fellowship Recipients Announced

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Spring 2017 HRC Residential Fellowship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the Humanities Research Center’s Residential Fellowships for Spring Semester 2017!  Professors Catherine Ingrassia, Shermaine Jones, Brooke Newman, and Oliver Speck will be working together on  “Conditions of Confinement: Identity, Race, and Subjectivity.” They describe their joint endeavor as follows: Engaging the disciplines of history, literature, and film studies, our group examines the […]

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Faculty Senate minutes

Click to view the minutes of the March Faculty Senate meeting.

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CHS Staff Professional Development Workshop

Wednesday, March 16th 9:00am – 12:00pm noon On behalf of the Dean’s Office, the College’s Diversity and Equity Committee presents a morning of professional development for CHS Staff Wednesday, March 16, 2016, from 9:00 – 12:00 noon. This event will be held in the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue, Forum Room, 1st floor. Breakfast will […]

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Elske v.P. Smith Lecture Announced

Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:00pm The College presents this spring’s Elske v.P. Smith Lecture on Friday, Mar. 25th featuring Dr. Marcel Cornis-Pope (English).  Dr. Cornis-Pope will be presenting his lecture on Conceptual and Methodological Challenges in Writing Cross-Cultural Literary History: Reflections on Two Recent International Projects starting at 1:00pm in the VCU Globe building room […]

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Nominations for Distinguished Faculty Awards

It is that time of year again! Let’s recognize outstanding faculty in the College of H&S, which invites your nominations for our Distinguished Faculty Awards. We hope to see each academic unit nominate at least one faculty member—and more if possible! The nomination procedure and a description of the faculty awards are provided below and […]

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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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Psychology Faculty and Student Receive $249,000 Grant

Dr. Joshua Langberg and his doctoral student, Melissa Dvorsky, will be receiving a $249,000 grant from Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects (VYTP) to fund Melissa’s dissertation work.  Their project Factors Against Tobacco Use During the Transition to College for Adolescents With and Without ADHD will follow 150 adolescents (75 with ADHD) across the transition from high […]

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Chemistry Professor Receives Distinguished Research Award

Dr. Nicholas Farrell, is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Research Award from the VA Section of the American Chemical Society.  His nomination from Dr. M. Samy El-Shall, highlighted his research, innovation and scientific leadership: “Dr. Farrell’s major research is on platinum-based anticancer agents, on which he is acknowledged as a leading international authority. The […]

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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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Chemistry Professor Named “Volunteer of the Year”

Dr. Joseph “Jody” Turner, Director of Instrumentation and Service Associate Professor of Chemistry, was unanimously selected as Goochland County Public Schools’ Volunteer of the Year!  Dr. Turner was nominated for being a prominent figure at the schools’ STEM camp, Conundrum Day, the STEM advisory committee, and a mentor at both the middle and high schools.  […]

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