David Wojahn shares insights into his latest collection, ‘For the Scribe’

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David Wojahn shares insights into his latest collection, ‘For the Scribe’

By Megan Schiffres David Wojahn, an award-winning poet who teaches poetry and writing as a professor in the Department of English, is the author of nine poetry collections, including his most recent work, “For the Scribe” (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017), which continues Wojahn’s explorations of the interstices between the public and the private, the […]

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Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

The 11th Annual Student Research Conference Friday, April 14, 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University presented by VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of Humanities and Sciences Undergraduate and junior graduate students are invited to submit proposals to present completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, […]

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VCU Remembers Lidia Vallarino

Lidia Marisa Vallarino, Ph.D., who retired as a professor from the Department of Chemistry in the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, died January 22, 2017. Affectionately known in the department “Dr. V,” she was a prolific scholar, authored over 80 publications in international journals, held six patents, co-authored four chemistry textbooks and served the […]

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Retired Faculty Endow Professorship

Emeritus Professor of History Harold Greer, Jr., Ph.D. and his wife, Laura, who is also a retired faculty member, have generously pledged $1,000,000 to endow the Dr. and Mrs. Harold Greer Jr. Distinguished Professorship in Latin American History. The Greer’s gift is the largest single gift ever to the College from living donors. The gift […]

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Update on DACA from the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee

The CHS Diversity and Equity Committee has been discussing and developing strategies to address growing concerns about the impact of the current social and political climate on vulnerable student groups. Of particular concern are undocumented students, Middle Eastern and Muslim students, members of the LGBTQ community, and African-American students. The Committee’s initial focus has been […]

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Spring 2018 Residential Fellowships Announced

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the Humanities Research Center’s Residential Fellowships for Spring Semester 2018. 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 on their individual research projects and at the same time […]

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Dean’s Fellows Announced

Dean Fuentes is pleased to announce the appointment of two Dean’s Fellows, Sarah Golding, Instructor and Director of Undergraduate Research in the Department of Biology, and Meredith Katz, Instructor and Internship Coordinator in the Department of Sociology. Sarah will be working under the mentorship of Associate Dean for Research Scott Gronert on initiatives related to […]

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Higher Education Advocacy Day January 12

All faculty are invited to participate in Virginia Higher Education Advocacy Day, this Thursday, January 12 beginning at 8:30 am. Legislators react favorably when they hear from our faculty telling stories about their research, their students, and their community engagement. Feel free to contact the VCU organizers.  Pat Cummins’ e-mail address is pcummins@vcu.edu, her cell […]

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Your Big Ideas: Phase 2

Congratulations to the following faculty members, whose faculty hiring proposals were selected by the Research Advisory Committee for the next phase of our Big Ideas initiative. The proposals were selected based on their potential for impact and distinction through research and integration with education and community engagement. McKenna Brown and Antonio Espinoza for Migration Studies: […]

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Call for Applications: Dean’s Fellows

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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