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Center for the Study of Tobacco Products Honored

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products has been named the 2018 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Prize for Interdisciplinary Team Research. The center, part of the Department of Psychology, brings together a multi-disciplinary team of faculty from VCU, American University of Beirut and Penn State University to develop and apply regulatory science […]

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Class notes August 2018

Updates 1970s Sabrina Squire (B.S.’76/H&S) retired from NBC12 in Richmond, Va., in May 2018. She was the longest-serving television news anchor in Richmond, as well as the first African-American primetime co-anchor in the market. An Emmy-winning journalist, she was inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame in 2012. 1990s Michele Young-Stone (B.A.’92/H&S; M.T.’95/E; M.F.A.’05/H&S) […]

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Alumni spotlight: Lou Abbey

Lou Abbey, DMD, MS (PATHOLOGY) (MFA Creative Writing ‘95/H&S) began his career at VCU in 1971 as an Assistant Professor in the School of Dentistry Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. As a junior faculty member, he was ambitious and hardworking and spent his early career in Richmond studying and completing board certification. Eventually though, […]

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Three Join Dean’s Office Staff

Three familiar faces from the College of Humanities and Sciences will be joining the Dean’s office on July 1, 2018. Josh Langberg, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, will be the College’s new Associate Dean of Research, replacing Scott Gronert who has accepted a position at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Since coming […]

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Alumni spotlight: Fred Wayne

It’s rare that you can without hesitation describe someone’s connection to a place as extraordinary but that’s the case for Fred Wayne (BA History ’70/H&S and MS Rehab Counseling ‘86/AH) and the lifelong relationship he has had with VCU. From his early days on the Monroe Park campus as a student of history to his […]

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Four From the College Receive PeRQ Awards

Four faculty members from the College of Humanities and Sciences have been selected to receive funding through VCU’s Presidential Research Quest Fund. The fund is used to provide VCU faculty internal funding to support new, emerging or continuing research. The four members of our faculty are: Jason Reed (Physics):  Radiosensitivity in Caucasians and African Americans as Measured by High […]

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Jen Elswick Joins Dean’s Staff as Webmaster

The College is delighted to introduce Jen Elswick as the new webmaster for the College of Humanities and Sciences. Jen comes to us from our own Department of Psychology where she has served in a number of roles for the past ten years. In her most recent position, she served as special projects and communications […]

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Alumni spotlight: Samantha Wetzel

Samantha Wetzel (BA Political Science ’08/H&S) is now at the helm as the Executive Director of an exciting urban agricultural project in Washington DC called Common Good City Farm. Their mission is to create a vibrant, informed, and well-nourished community through urban farming. As an undergraduate student at VCU, Sam grew an interest in the […]

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Physics Grad Wins Young Investigator Award

Anita Olsen, who graduated in May with her Ph.D. in nanoscience with a primary training in physics, received the 2018 Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Laboratory Hematology (ISLH). The award was presented to her at the organization’s 2018 conference in Brussels, Belgium. The ISLH is the premier professional association focused on clinical […]

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Our Dean’s Leadership Retreat

Dean Fuentes recently hosted chairs and directors, members of the Dean’s staff and selected guests at a Leadership Retreat. Discussions were held on various topics, including “Ensuring Equity and Justice among our Diverse Faculty, Staff, and Students,” “Strategies for Hiring the Most Qualified and Diverse Colleagues,” “Anxiety and Depression in College Student: Facts, Figures, and […]

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