Humanities Research Center Residential Fellowships for Spring 2016

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Humanities Research Center Residential Fellowships for Spring 2016

From Richard Godbeer, Director of the Humanities Research Center Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating the recipients of the Humanities Research Center’s Residential Fellowships for Spring Semester 2016. Each year this program gives four faculty who are working on related issues or topics release from teaching responsibilities for one semester so that they can focus […]

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Footprints on the James 2015

UPDATE: 5/22/2015 – Following the Footprints: Applications are now closed for the Footprints on the James 2015 course but you can watch their four week journey unfold here and on their blog. Follow along as students embark on a journey to discover the natural history of the James River. 3/3/2015: It’s that time of year again! […]

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Go For It! Program for Student Entrepreneurs

Students in the Humanities and Sciences can take their business ideas to the next level with our “Go For It!” pre-accelerator program. The Go For It! program will provide financial support to entrepreneurial students who have promising business ideas and the ambition to launch their own companies. The program will provide qualifying students in the […]

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Nominations are now being accepted for CHS Staff Awards

Please take time to review criteria and submit a nomination to recognize a staff member. The following staff awards will be given at the spring Faculty and Staff Awards on April 15: Leadership Award Excellence in Service Award Impact Award Details can be found here.

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Staff Profile: Michael Morris

Michael Morris has worked in the Department of Chemistry as a stockroom assistant for two years. He graduated from James Madison University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree where he majored in Chemistry. He was a Teacher’s Assistant for General Chemistry labs for three semesters including Analytical Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry. “I originally thought […]

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Welcome New Forensic Science Chair

The NEW Chair of the Department of Forensic Science is Dr. Tal Simmons. Prior to arriving at VCU in January 2015, she worked in the U.K. for 11 years, where she was the course Leader for the MSc Forensic Anthropology in the School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire (2004-2014) […]

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New Book by James McCullough

James McCullough, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-authored a new book that provides the latest description and update of the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy – a psychotherapy model that James developed during the 1970’s for the treatment of chronic depression. The book, CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder, […]

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New H&S Scholarship Website

The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with information and an online application process for the over 100 scholarship opportunities we offer to currently enrolled students. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. This system will offer a more student-centric experience, streamlines our administrative […]

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Humanities Center Grants Announced

The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the award of sixteen $1000 Humanities Research Grants for 2015. The number of applications almost doubled from last year and the quality of the proposals was very high, both of which testify to the vitality of research in the humanities here at VCU. Please join me in congratulating […]

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Ev Worthington Co-Writes New Book

Everett Worthington, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-wrote a book with Jennifer Ripley of Regent University that provides more than 100 practical exercises to help couples improve their relationships. The book, Couple Therapy: A New Hope-Focused Approach, focuses on assessment, feedback, creating commitment, communication, problem-solving, understanding each others’ pasts, apologies and forgiveness. Read […]

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