Multi-Year Grant Creates International Degree in Cinema and Language

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Multi-Year Grant Creates International Degree in Cinema and Language

The College of Humanities and Sciences has received nearly $950,000 to develop an innovative, first-of-its-kind graduate program in the humanities, a Transatlantic Dual Degree in Cinema and Language. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture, will allow […]

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Three-Day Poetry Celebration Honors Larry Levis

The Grace Street Theatre was crowded for three nights running with people who wanted to hear poetry.  An average of 183 people came to each evening event, including a standing-room only crowd to hear  a keynote reading by Philip Levine, Larry Levis’s literary friend and former teacher. Honoring the life and writing of poet Larry […]

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University welcomes class of 2014

A few pictures from the 3rd annual Ram Spirit Walk

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Landscape Genetics Seminar

This spring, VCU Biology Professor Rodney Dyer taught a Landscape Genetics Seminar to VCU graduate students.  The course, sponsored by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), was offered simultaneously in eight universities This model, called a Distributed Graduate Seminar, offers students the experience of collaborative research and training in techniques and tools […]

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Blackbird story featured in Best of Web anthology

Blackbird is an award-winning online journal published as a joint effort between the VCU Department of English and the New Virginia Review.  Two issues of outstanding creative writing, art and new media work are “published” each year, as well as periodic special features. Recently author Christine Schutt‘s story “The Girl Needs to be Kissed” was selected […]

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Mary Magdalene and the “reading” of Christian art

On Thursday, April 15, Dr. Diane Apostolo-Cappodona of Georgetown University will deliver the annual Blake Lecture on the History of Christianity.  Her lecture is titled: “The DaVinci Code: Is there a woman in that painting?” The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, and the forthcoming movie, have captured the imagination of many readers and drawn widespread […]

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PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology a first in Virginia

VCU is offering a new interdisciplinary PhD program in nanoscience and nanotechnology, making it the first major research university in the state to offer such a program, and only one of a handful of programs in the United States. The new program, developed by faculty in the VCU Departments of Chemistry and Physics, is designed […]

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