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Forensic Science Alumna Earns 2018 Educational Research Award

Forensic Science graduate Haley Mulder spent the past seven years immersing herself in the forensic science program at VCU. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Chemistry, earned her Master’s in Forensic Science in 2018 and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at the VCU School of Pharmacy. Her passion for […]

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Alex Keena Discusses State and National Politics

Assistant Professor Dr. Alex Keena began his first year teaching at VCU in August where he teaches a class on Congress and a Capstone Class Senior Seminar for the Political Science Department. With a focus on political representation of U.S. politics and a specialization in electoral systems, campaign finance, political geography and legislative behavior, Keena […]

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CHS faculty and staff receive ‘Champions of Accessibility’ awards

VCU’s Transforming Accessibility Initiative hosted their inaugural event, “Entrepreneurship, ‘Way-Finding’ and the Value of Difference” on October 8. As part of the event, the university’s first-ever Champions of Accessibility awards were given to recognize faculty, staff, students and VCU departments who have made a significant contribution in the areas of accessibility or general disability supports. The […]

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Inaugural Class of Eminent Scholars Announced

The College of Humanities and Sciences has announced its inaugural class of Eminent Scholars. The three faculty members who were selected for this honor are Robin Everhart, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, Marcus Messner, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Robertson School of Media and Culture, and Jason Reed, Associate Professor in […]

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Dean’s Fellows Call for 2019 Applications

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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Class notes: October 2018

Updates 1960s Anna Lou Schaberg** (B.S.’66/H&S; M.Ed.’70/E) was honored in the Richmond, Va., YWCA’s 2018 Outstanding Women Awards in the category of human relations and faith in action. The award recognized Schaberg for her work in seeking innovative solutions to community challenges in workforce development and meeting the needs of homeless youth and refugees. Natalie […]

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$1.48M grant to aid community college students from underrepresented groups interested in biomedical sciences

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a five-year, $1.48 million grant to a project that aims to improve academic preparation and transfer rates of community college biology students from underrepresented groups, as well as ultimately increase diversity in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. The VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate: Dream to Goal program, first launched in […]

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Humanities Research Center hosts Bob Woodward

Before a crowd of more than 1,300 at Virginia Commonwealth University on Tuesday, legendary journalist Bob Woodward — author of the bestselling “Fear: Trump in the White House” — described a “nervous breakdown” in the executive branch and suggested the Trump administration is waging a “war on truth.” “What is going on in the White […]

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Center for the Study of Tobacco Products receives nearly $20M grant

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University has received a $19.78 million grant through a partnership between the National Institutes of Health and the  FDA Center for Tobacco Products to launch a five-year project focused on predicting the outcomes of government regulations of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The center, which is part of […]

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Dean to lead $3M grant for advancing women in STEM at VCU

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $2.99 million grant to an interdisciplinary team of faculty women leaders at Virginia Commonwealth University that will increase the recruitment, retention and advancement of STEM female faculty across the university. The grant, “Overcoming Immunity to Change: ADVANCE IT VCU,” led by Montse Fuentes, Ph.D., dean of the College of Humanities […]

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