Endowed Professorships Support Research

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Endowed Professorships Support Research

The College of Humanities and Sciences uses private endowment resources to support the work of its faculty on a wide range of research and teaching activities. Faculty members are awarded endowed chairs and professorships when they have distinguished themselves through their teaching, research, scholarship, service, creativity, and innovations.   Faculty are nominated for an endowed […]

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HRC Annual Residential Fellowship Program

The following is an email from the Humanities Research Center regarding applications for the HRC Annual Fellowship Program: Dear Colleagues, A reminder that the deadline for applications for the Humanities Research Center’s annual residential fellowship program is February 14. The HRC annual residential fellowship program will give four faculty members who are working on related […]

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HRC Summer Research Grant Winners

The Humanities Research Center is pleased to announce the following recipients of summer research grants: Nicholas Frankel, Professor of English Oscar Wilde in Exile: A Critical Biography Debra Hanson, Assistant Professor of Art History, VCUQatar Looking Westward: Views of the West from Capitol Hill Les Harrison, Associate Professor of English Uncle Tom’s Cabin: A Digital Critical Edition Robert Godwin-Jones, Professor of Foreign Languages in the School of World Studies Digital Archive of Grimm Fairy Tales Peter Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor of French in the School of […]

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VCUQatar Research Project Gets NPRP Grant

Qatar and the region surrounding it are known for their sizzling summer temperatures. Dr. Massimo Bertino, Ph.D., associate professor of physics and Dr. Khaled Saoud, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics in the Liberal Arts & Sciences Department VCU-Qatar in Doha are currently working on a research project called “Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes.” The […]

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Dr. Carl Ameringer Researches Health Care Access and Delivery in the Greater Richmond Area

http://youtu.be/nk6iCOhAXKQ Dr. Ameringer discusses his current research project, titled: Hispanic/Latino Immigrants and Access to Healthcare in the Greater Richmond Area. Dr. Carl F. Ameringer is professor of Health Policy and Politics at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. He is also chair of the Ph.D. program in Public […]

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VCU Graduate Student Gets to Play With Dolls and Explore

Despite her ripe old age of over 150 years old, Nina continues to stir controversy and intrigue. Nina, a nearly 3 foot long doll from the Civil War era, was donated to The Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, VA) in 1923 by the family of Gen. James Patton Anderson, commander of the Tennessee Confederate Army. […]

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VCU Professor of Anthropology Christopher A. Brooks Publishes “Through the Voices of Men: South African Men Speak about HIV”

Dr. Christopher A. Brooks has produced his second work focusing on HIV, Through the Voices of Men: South African Men Speak about HIV. Dr. Brooks is a Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of the Anthropology Program in the VCU School of World Studies. From the book’s press release: “In this age of global media, few are unaware of […]

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VCU Alum John Haynes and VCU Anthropology Instructor Dr. Bernard Means Awarded DoD Legacy Grant

Starting this month, Dr. Bernard K. Means, VCU Department of Anthropology, and archaeologist John Haynes will begin a year-long grant project, sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) Legacy Resource Management Program. The project called “Virtual Artifact Curation: Three-Dimensional Digital Data Collection for Artifact Analysis and Interpretation” was initiated by Haynes, Marine Corps Base Quantico archaelogist and […]

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Dr. Wendy Kliewer, Psychology Dept Chair, blogs about her semester as a Fulbright research fellow in South Africa

Wendy Kliewer, Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department is currently a Fulbright research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. A stress and coping researcher with a developmental and prevention focus, Dr. Kliewer’s work centers on risk and resilience in youth, with particular attention to the role parents and families play in helping […]

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Two Students Earn Goldwater Scholarships for their Work in Biology

Reposted from VCU News Center, article by Tom Gresham: Two [VCU College of Humanities and Sciences] students have been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, the premier national scholarship for undergraduate math, science and engineering students. Anjali Hari, a junior, and Grant Day, a sophomore, will receive scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and […]

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