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Meet our Authors: G. Antonio Espinoza,

February 4, 2015 7.30pm G. Antonio Espinoza, Associate Professor of History and author of Education and the State in Modern Peru: Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821-1921 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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VCU Mathematics Colloquium: Prof. Martin Golubitsky

Friday, February 6 3 pm Academic Learning Commons 2201 Patterns of Phase-Shift Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry Prof. Martin Golubitsky Director, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University  

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Meet our Authors: Christopher A. Brooks

Rescheduled for a later date due to weather. Details TBD. Christopher A. Brooks, Professor of Anthropology and author (with Robert Sims) of Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor (Indiana University Press, 2014) The Depot 814 W. Broad St.

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Meet our Authors: Karen A. Rader

March 4, 2015 7.30pm Karen A. Rader, Associate Professor of History and author (with Victoria E. M. Cain) of Life on display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2014) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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Alumni spotlight: Micah Risk

Micah Risk, Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science ’07, is changing the way people eat. With her business venture, a meal plan and curated grocery delivery service called Lighter, Micah is making strides in how her clients connect with nutrition. Before Micah and her co-founder Alexis successfully grew Lighter to six major U.S. cities,—Boston, Los Angeles, […]

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Alumni spotlight: Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward, Political Science ’10, is off to an impressive professional start as the Confidential Assistant & Executive Aide to Virginia’s Attorney General, Mark Herring. But a career in politics was not always what Jon envisioned. Jon began his undergraduate career at VCU as a pre-nursing student. During his first semester on campus, however, his […]

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An ode to calendar year 2014: Reflections in a long email

The following was my original out of office message for the VCU 2014 winter break. It was too long for Google to accept. But, it is available below for those who might be interested. Dear Gentle Email Correspondent, VCU is closed from Frida night Dec 19, 2014 through Monday morning January 5, 2015. I will […]

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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 Homeland Security with a concentration in International Relations, will intern with the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama this summer. Emily has studied Spanish for eight years and plans to continue also with Portuguese and Turkish. She currently works for […]

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New H&S Scholarship Website

The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with information and an online application process for the over 100 scholarship opportunities we offer to currently enrolled students. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. This system will offer a more student-centric experience, streamlines our administrative […]

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Humanities Center Grants Announced

The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the award of sixteen $1000 Humanities Research Grants for 2015. The number of applications almost doubled from last year and the quality of the proposals was very high, both of which testify to the vitality of research in the humanities here at VCU. Please join me in congratulating […]

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