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Congratulations to Our Seed Award Recipients

The College is pleased to announce our Seed Awards for 2018. The Seed awards were established to foster the development of successful grant proposals and nationally or internationally peer-reviewed scholarly and/or creative works. The following College faculty are lead investigators on funded projects that will receive awards of up to $5000. Katherine Belecki, Chemistry Immobilization […]

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VCU Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Yom Hashoah, more commonly known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the memory and bravery of the 6 million Jewish people who were killed in the Holocaust. To commemorate the day, Jews across the world host memorial events called Zikaron BaSalon, meaning “memories in the living room” in Hebrew, where survivors of the Holocaust […]

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Discussion of Issues Facing Women in Higher Ed

The Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee (IDEC) in the College of Humanities and Sciences kicked off their IDEC Dialogue Series in April with Women Defining Success for Women in Higher Education, an interactive event which focused on fostering a dialogue about the issues, challenges, and opportunities women face in the College today. “There are really […]

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Students Make Black History

The Department of African American Studies honors exemplary African American students across the university every year for their academic excellence and community engagement with the Black History in the Making Award. Founded in 1983 by Dr. Daryl Dance, this award is organized by the Department of African American Studies, and recipients are nominated by their […]

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Class notes May 2018

Updates 1960s Randy Powell (B.S.’68/MC) and his band held a Christmas concert at the Boys Home of Virginia in December 2017. 1970s David Walrond** (B.S.’78/MC) sold his business, Home Oil & Gas Co., in Hot Springs, Va., and has retired. He now lives near Roanoke, Va. 1980s Pamela K. El (B.S.’83/MC) was inducted into the Virginia […]

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Scott Gronert to Leave VCU

It is with great sadness that the College of Humanities and Sciences announces the departure of Scott Gronert, Associate Dean for Research, at the end of this fiscal year to become the Dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Scott has served with distinction at VCU since […]

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Alumni spotlight: August Wallmeyer

After a long and successful career that began in local newsrooms and culminated with over 40 years of work at the Virginia General Assembly in a variety of capacities, August “Augie” Wallmeyer (BS Mass Communications ‘77/H&S) has not quietly entered retirement. Rather, he’s used his investigative and research skills to illuminate the cultural and economic […]

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Political Science Student Research Conference

Friday, April 20 8:00am – 6:30pm VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of Humanities and Sciences present the 12th Annual Student Research Conference, Friday, April 20, 2018. Undergraduate and junior graduate students will be presenting completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, and public […]

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Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump

Tuesday, April 24 2 PM FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE TO WAKANDA: Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump presented by Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Associate Professor in the Department of History at The Ohio State University. View the event flyer. This lecture is free and open to the public. It is organized by the Alexandrian […]

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Meet VCU’s Authors: Bernard Means

Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:00 pm Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology On the Rooftop of the World: 3D Archaeology in Far North India The state of Uttarakhand in northern India is known as the “Land of the Gods” because of the numerous pilgrimage centers scattered across this rugged landscape, situated in the foothills of the […]

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