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Faculty Senate Notes

The Faculty Senate met in November, and secretary Scott Street (SSOR) distributed the following notes (with any attachments): Faculty Senate_November Special Awards Overview 2015

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Roundtable on the Paris Attacks

Paris attacks of November 13, 2015 were presented in context on November 23, 2015. IN FRENCH. Five contexts were given: 1) Pat Cummins (VCU), Context of French and European values; 2) Jennifer Shotwell (Randolph Macon College), Context of January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo newspaper and a Jewish grocery store; 3) Benoit Meyrieux (Franciscan University) […]

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Virginia’s Caring University Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Presented by the VCU Staff Senate October 6, 2015 10:00 am University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballrooms A total of $11,000.00 in scholarship funds were raised and awarded amongst eight undergraduate students in need of financial assistance at VCU for the Fall 2015 Semester. Six of the recipients have majors in the College. Additional information regarding […]

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RAMbulators Bake Sale

October 5, 2015 1:30 – 4:00pm Hibbs Hall, Room 308 Members of the RAMbulators walking team and several faculty and staff in the College prepared a variety of delicious pastries and baked goods. Thank you faculty and staff for volunteering your time and efforts toward the success of the Bake Sale! The following community sponsors […]

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H & S Faculty & Staff Appreciation Luncheon

September 1, 2015 11:30 am University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballrooms BON APPETIT The luncheon was a heartfelt appreciation and “thank you” to the faculty and staff for their outstanding work and dedication in the College. The College of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff enjoyed great Italian cuisine to kick off the beginning of the […]

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Humanities Research Center’s 2016 Research Grants Recipients

We would like to congratulate all of the recipients for the Humanities Research Center’s 2016 Research Grants: Joshua Eckhardt (English): Religion Around John Donne Carolyn Eastman (History): The Strange Genius of Dr. O: Oratory and Transatlantic Celebrity in Early America Richard Fine (English): Edward Kennedy’s Long Road to Reims: The Media and the Military in […]

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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 grant from Virginia Youth Tobacco Projects (VYTP) to fund Melissa’s dissertation work.  Their project Factors Against Tobacco Use During the Transition to College for Adolescents With and Without ADHD will follow 150 adolescents (75 with ADHD) across the transition from high […]

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Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy Receives Distinguished Award

Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy is the 2015 Helen Warriner-Burke FLAVA Distinguished Service Award recipient! She was honored at the 2015 Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) Conference for her years of service to the world language community, including being president (2011-2013) and holding several other offices, as well as for years of leadership in foreign language […]

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Chemistry Professor Receives Distinguished Research Award

Dr. Nicholas Farrell, is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Research Award from the VA Section of the American Chemical Society.  His nomination from Dr. M. Samy El-Shall, highlighted his research, innovation and scientific leadership: “Dr. Farrell’s major research is on platinum-based anticancer agents, on which he is acknowledged as a leading international authority. The […]

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2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven’t already done so please make sure you know all of the details like time and location for your department’s diploma ceremony by visiting the VCU Commencement site and on the Departmental Ceremonies page. If you have a question about your ceremony please contact your department’s […]

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