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Faculty Senate minutes

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

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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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VCU Partnership Map Survey

From Linda E. Zyzniewski, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Director, Undergraduate Programs, Department of Psychology Dean’s Fellow, College of Humanities and Sciences Dear Colleagues, This month the Division of Community Engagement (DCE), in partnership with Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCUHealth, is collecting and mapping information on VCU’s university-community partnerships. The information will be used […]

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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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Faculty Senate Notes

The Faculty Senate met in November, and secretary Scott Street (SSOR) distributed the following notes (with any attachments): Faculty Senate_November Special Awards Overview 2015

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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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27-Time Emmy Winning Alumnus Gives Back

A 1980 Mass Communication graduate, Jesse Vaughan, is a VCU 2013 Alumni Star and a current member of the Robertson School‘s distinguished Advisory Board.  What’s more is that Mr. Vaughan just happens to be a 27-time Emmy winning filmmaker. Vaughan was recently featured in Richmond magazine on Nov. 15th, about how he is using his […]

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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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