• Cadet Ranger Challenge image
    VCU ROTC Excels in the Cadet Ranger Challenge

    VCU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program in the Department of Military Science has been...

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  • Juan Steck
    Scholarship Recipient Aims to Tell Stories

    VCU Senior Juan Steck learned to embrace uncertainty when he left his home in Peru...

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  • Yvonne Moody
    From Arab Linguist to Biology Major

    After six years in the Navy training to be an Arabic linguist, Yvonne Moody realized...

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  • Glynis Boyd Hughes
    Student Spotlight: Glynis Boyd Hughes

    Glynis Boyd Hughes is an undergraduate student at VCU majoring in English and minoring in...

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  • Forensic Science alum Haley Mulder
    Forensic Science Alumna Earns 2018 Educational Research Award

    Forensic Science graduate Haley Mulder spent the past seven years immersing herself in...

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  • Image of fountain pen pointing at the word "Research" in a dictionary
    School of World Studies Student Research Conference

    November 8 and 9, 2018
    9:00 a.m.
    University Student Commons (multiple rooms)

    We invite...

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  • Book Collecting Contest Winners
    Book Collecting Contest Winners Honored

    The Department of English's inaugural Book Collecting Contest presented awards May 3 to two recipients. Read More

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    Chinese Language Program Facilitates International Friendship

    Two women taught each other their native languages, introduced each other to their cultures, and...

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    Mentoring LatinX Students in the College

    Hispanic/Latino Student Advocacy and Mentoring Team: Helping to Jump the Hurdles to College...

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    Students Make Black History

    The Department of African American Studies honors exemplary African American students across the university every...

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  • Alexandrian Society Lecture
    Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump

    Tuesday, April 24
    2 PM

    FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE TO WAKANDA: Race, Racism, and Identity in...

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  • Members of the Homecoming Court
    The Road to Royalty

    VCU's Reigning Homecoming Queen and King both have majors in the College.

    VCU Homecoming...

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  • Myrl Beam, Dept. of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
    Myrl Beam Discusses the Impact of Nonprofits on LGBT Activism

    Myrl Beam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies,...

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  • Group Moda poses in a group
    GroupMODA Promotes Diversity in Fashion

    "Anybody can be a model. Literally anybody," said Phillip Volcy, a mass communications major and...

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  • Black History in the Making Awards speaker
    Black History in the Making Awards 2018

    On Wednesday, February 28, the Department of African American Studies hosted its annual Black History...

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  • Marcella Torres
    Student Spotlight: Marcella Torres

    Marcella Torres is both a mathematician and a competitive bodybuilder. She is determined to prove...

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    Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Fund

    Are you planning an internship, research experience or study abroad trip for 2018? Or do...

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  • Centennial of the Balfour Declaration
    VCU Commemorates Centennial of the Balfour Declaration

    On the 100th anniversary of the historical document known as the Balfour Declaration, various departments...

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  • Student Book Collecting Contest
    Calling All Student Book Collectors

    Submissions Open for VCU's Book Collecting Contest

    Are you a bookworm? A spine fondler?...

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  • Using Data to individualize training
    VCU’s Basketball Teams Use Data to Individualize Training

    Every sport requires a unique pattern of movement, that places various strains on the body’s...

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    Coston Receives Grant to Study Health of Bisexual and Non Monosexual Women

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded a $50,000, year-long grant to Bethany (bee) Coston,...

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  • AFAM Pop-up gallery
    African American Studies Department Hosts Pop-Up Gallery

    Upon entering the first floor of Harrison House, visitors to the Department of African American...

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  • Junot Diaz speaks in front of crowd.
    Overflow Crowd Hears Junot Diaz

    Over five hundred people, not just students and professors but members of the...

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  • Health Psychology Doctoral Program
    Health Psychology Doctoral Program Emphasizes Research and Diversity

    It is widely understood that a person's health is influenced by behaviors like...

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  • Mind Match Chess players
    Mind Match Project Says 'Chess Please' to Learning!

    Researchers Examine the Impact of Playing Chess on Developing Minds

    Chess is...

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    HRC Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

    Tuesday September 12, 2017

    A Public Reading by Junot Díaz, Winner of the Pulitzer...

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    David Edwards Researches Air Transportation for NASA

    For the past five years NASA has been collaborating with a associate professor David Edwards...

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    Students from College win University Awards

    Seven students from the College received awards at the annual VCU Leadership & Service Awards. Students presented...

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  • Picture of students and former Black Panthers performing closed fist salute.
    Former Black Panthers Lecture at VCU

    "I'm just really sick and tired of being sick and tired of watching us die,...

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  • Navy Veteran Subbs standing in front of American flag
    Diversity Drives Decision for Navy Veteran to Become Ram

    When students walk in to VCU’s Military Student Services they may be met by work-study...

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  • VCU Panelists discuss their experiences as Women in Politics
    VCU Panelists Discuss Their Experiences as Women in Politics

    The VCU Department of Political Science hosted a panel entitled Women, Power, &...

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  • Image of fountain pen pointing at the word "Research" in a dictionary
    Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

    The 11th Annual Student Research Conference
    Friday, April 14, 2017
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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...

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  • Montse Fuentes
    College Welcomes Dean Fuentes

    Following a national search, Montserrat Fuentes, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth...

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    VCU Sociology students Make It Real

    Service Learning Students in VCU Sociology’s Aging and the Life Course Class team up with...

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    What Are You Doing When You Graduate?

    Have you considered staying at VCU in a Graduate Program within the College of Humanities...

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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...

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    2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

    Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven't already done so please make...

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  • Poetry for Trash
    Student Spotlight: John-Michael Bloomquist

    John-Michael Bloomquist (English), is the founder of "Poetry for Trash," a movement that aims...

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    Student Spotlight: Diana DiGangi

    Diana DiGangi, a senior in the Robertson School, was assigned to cover a protest at...

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  • Samantha May
    Student Spotlight: Samantha Mays

    Samantha Mays, a freshman majoring in Biology Education, wrote a letter to congress as part...

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  • Raven Smith
    Student Spotlight: Raven Smith

    Raven Smith, a junior in the Chemistry and Engineering departments, has received a $75,000 scholarship...

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    Student Spotlight: Marques Berry and Jake Barkley

    Marques “M.arques B.erry” Berry, a senior in the Department of English, and sophomore Jake Barkley,...

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    Student Spotlight: Martin Townes

    Martin Charles Townes, an anthropology major in the School of World Studies, traveled this summer...

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  • Footprints
    Footprints on the James 2015

    UPDATE: 5/22/2015 - Following the Footprints:

    Applications are now closed for the Footprints on...

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  • Go For It
    Go For It! Program for Student Entrepreneurs

    Students in the Humanities and Sciences can take their business ideas to the next level...

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    Political Science Student Receives Internship at U.S. Embassy in Panama

    Emily Melton, a senior who is a double major in Political Science and...

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  • Scholarship Opportunities
    New H&S Scholarship Website

    The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with...

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  • Da Vinci Center
    Venture Creation Competition 2015

    If you have an idea, concept, and/or technology for a real venture and are a...

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  • Innovation Goes to Market
    New Course in Innovation

    A new team-taught, interdisciplinary course in innovation, Innovation Goes to Market, is being offered for...

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  • Next Big Idea Challenge
    The Next Big Idea Challenge

    Win Up To $1600 With Your Big Idea!

    The Next Big Idea contest is...

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  • Indie Lab
    Students Work to Create Indie Lab

    Grace Cummings, a student in the Department of Physics, had difficulty getting lab time so...

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  • Chemistry
    VCU Ranks 6th in Chemistry Degrees Awarded to Women

    "We're very proud of our tradition of offering access to women and underrepresented groups in...

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    University Commencement - Commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10...

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    The Next Big Idea Competition

    The Next Big Idea Competition is here! Tap into your entrepreneurial side by coming up...

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  • Footprints
    Explore the History and Natural History of the James River

    Introducing a new summer course! Footprints on the James: Human and Natural History of the...

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    Student Awards Night

    Pictures from the student awards ceremony for the College of Humanities and Sciences are on...

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    Ishita Purohit Wins French Embassy's LabCitoyen Youth Travel Grant

    French minor Ishita Purohit is one of four winners from America who will...

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    A Celebration in African American Studies

    The Department of African American Studies will celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding students from academic...

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    Students in Brandcenter Class of 2012 Gain Agency Experience through Summer Internships

    To gain agency experience and apply what they learned as Brandcenter "freshmen", students from the...

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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:
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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...

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    VCU Gardens for Life: Arbor Day 2011 - Ceremonial Tree Planting at Noon on April 29

    Continuing with the Gardens for Life umbrella project, VCU Goes Green and Green Unity...

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    Psychology Honor Society Collects Supplies for U.S. Army Personnel in Afghanistan

    Reposted from VCU News Center:
    Special Delivery VCU Psychology Honor Society collects supplies for U.S....

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