Professor Khanna Honored by SCHEV

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Professor Khanna Honored by SCHEV

Shiv N. Khanna, Ph.D., commonwealth professor in the Department of Physics in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences, has been named a recipient of a 2013 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. Khanna, who is a leader in the field of clusters and nanoscience, will be honored with […]

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December Diploma Ceremony

Pictures are on the College of Humanities and Sciences Facebook.

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Our Faculty Scholars

Congratulations to Shiv Khanna,  Puru Jena, and Jason Reed who were recently recognized at the College of Humanities and Sciences Faculty Scholarship Recognition Reception for their publications and sponsored research.

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Print-on-demand Open Source Textbooks

Advances in digital technology have made open source textbooks possible, saving students significant money, and many faculty across the U.S. are using open source textbooks for their classes. Lon Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, and his colleagues in the Math & Applied Math Department have taken this a step further by starting a project to […]

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Blake Speaker Series for 2010-11

Today at 3 pm, Dr. Emma Wasserman from Rutgers University will give the lecture Evil Everywhere? Demons, Spirits, and Powers in the Letters of Paul as the latest in the 2010-11 William E. & Miriam S. Blake Speaker Series in the History of Christianity.  Dr. Wasserman is Assistant Professor of Religion at Rutgers, and is […]

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Graber named National Book Award Finalist

From the VCU News Service: Kathleen Graber, an assistant professor in English who teaches in the creative writing program at VCU, has enjoyed a remarkable rise in her chosen pursuit. She has received an M.F.A. from New York University, held prestigious fellowships, seen her work published in the New Yorker and the American Poetry Review, […]

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VCU Rice Center home for significant wetlands restoration project

From the VCU News Service: The VCU Rice Center, a nearly 500-acre field station for environmental research on the historic James River, will soon be the site of one of the most significant wetland restorations on the East Coast. A 70-acre artificial lake created in the 1920s to attract ducks for duck hunters will be […]

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VCU alum and author of “Finding Thalhimers” hosts book launch

A book signing / release party for VCU alum Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt’s Finding Thalhimers will take place tomorrow, Oct 16, from 1 to 3 pm at the VA Historical Society, 428 Nth Blvd. Both book launch and reunion for Thalhimers’ employees and customers, the event will feature Snow Bear, Thalhimers memorabilia on display, authentic Thalhimers’ six-layer […]

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“Banished”

Tonight, at 7 pm, the film Banished will be shown as part of the Fall 2010 MAAFA Film Series, which explores the history, culture, politics, and contemporary life of persons of African descent living in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas.  The film series started on Thu, Oct 7, and will end with a showing […]

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“The Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Latin America”

The School of World Studies presents The Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Latin America: Ethnographic Case Studies from Nicaragua and Paraguay with Dr. Henri Gooren, PhD, as the first installment of the 2010-11 Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Chair in Catholic Studies Lecture Series. The lecture will take place on today at 4 pm in the Richmond […]

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