The Virtual Curation Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University

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The Virtual Curation Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has obtained funding from the U.S. Department of Defense in the amount of $49,000 for a project developed in partnership with an archaeologist for Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) and notable VCU alumnus, John Haynes. Project V.C.U.-R.A.M.S ., or the Virtual Curation Unit for Recording Archaeological Materials Systematically, involves three-dimensional (3D) […]

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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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Dr. Bernard Moitt leads study abroad program in Barbados for 12th year

VCU faculty are leading more than two dozen study abroad opportunities this summer.  Most are full, but it’s not too late to start thinking about next year. For the 12th year, Dr. Bernard Moitt, Chair of the History Department, will lead a study abroad program in Barbados. Atlantic History and Culture in Barbados July 15 […]

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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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Three VCU Students Win Boren Scholarships for Study Abroad Next Year

News courtesy of Jeff Wing, National Scholarship Office, Photos courtesy of VCU News Center: Senior Margaret Cotter, Sophomore Bertrand (Yohannes) Mpigabahizi, and Junior Rachel Sine have been awarded Boren Scholarships to study abroad next year.   With their selection, VCU students have now won twelve Boren Awards for International Study in the past five years. […]

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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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Congratulations 2011 VCU Graduates!

Spring 2011 Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 21.  For more on all things commencement, see the Commencement Website. The College of Humanities and Sciences will host a reception (cookies and punch) for our graduates from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms, 2nd Floor. College of Humanities and […]

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Designer and Fabric Artist Catherine Kapikian will give Annual Powell-Edwards Lecture on March 10

Catherine Kapikian, who has been a pioneer in a movement to  incorporate the arts into the practice of religion, will give the lecture “Ketchup, Karate Studio, or Fitness Center” as the Third Annual Powell-Edwards Lecture on Religion and the Arts. Kapikian is the founder and director emeritus of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts […]

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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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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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