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Staff Profile: Lucy Hudson

Lucy Hudson juggles multiple hats in the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research as the Department Administrator/Assistant to the Chair. Her various roles include Personnel Administrator, Fiscal Administrator, Graduate Admission Coordinator, and Hourly Worker Supervisor. Juggling multiple responsibilities can be a challenge but Lucy has learned that prioritization is the key. She has been […]

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Star Spangled Babies Shower

Mike Dunham (HASTech) is involved through the Veterans of Foreign Wars (501c19 Congressional Chartered Veterans Organization) with an organization called Operation Homefront (501c3). They are sponsoring a “Star Spangled Babies Shower.” Operation Homefront’s Star Spangled Babies shower program is in place to build morale by providing baby showers to our service members and their growing […]

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Alumni spotlight: David Akana

After two years working for the World Bank in Washington D.C, David Akana, M.S.’12 Mass Communications, joins the African Development Bank as Senior KM and Communications Specialist. At the Independent Development Evaluation Department where he will work, David is expected to continue applying the practical lessons and skills he acquired from Robertson School of Media […]

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Alumni spotlight: Derick Rivers

Derick L. Rivers, M.S. Mathematical Sciences ’09 and Ph.D. Systems Modeling & Analysis ’14, enjoyed a number of teaching positions during the time he pursued his graduate education, but his next position with the Food and Drug Administration will give him the opportunity to educate an entire nation. Derick earned his Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Morris […]

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Staff Profile: Michael Morris

Michael Morris has worked in the Department of Chemistry as a stockroom assistant for two years. He graduated from James Madison University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree where he majored in Chemistry. He was a Teacher’s Assistant for General Chemistry labs for three semesters including Analytical Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry. “I originally thought […]

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Great Place Initiative Contest Winner

The winner of the Great Place Initiative Holiday Contest, “Name that Team,” is Catherine Ingrassia, a professor in the Department of English. Dr. Ingrassia’s submission CH&S RAMbulators received the most votes from faculty and staff within the College. Thanks to Catherine, we now have an official name for the College’s Walking Team! Our winner received […]

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Welcome New Forensic Science Chair

The NEW Chair of the Department of Forensic Science is Dr. Tal Simmons. Prior to arriving at VCU in January 2015, she worked in the U.K. for 11 years, where she was the course Leader for the MSc Forensic Anthropology in the School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire (2004-2014) […]

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New Book by James McCullough

James McCullough, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-authored a new book that provides the latest description and update of the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy – a psychotherapy model that James developed during the 1970’s for the treatment of chronic depression. The book, CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder, […]

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Welcome to 2015

I wanted to convey to you a hearty welcome for the beginning of the 2015 Spring Semester, and the 2015 calendar year. The last sentence in my Fall welcome note read, “I really hope we all have a great academic year that allows us to smile and say “Wheeeee” as we ride together on the […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Margot Canaday

January 23  3.30 pm Richmond Salons I-II, Student Commons Professor Margot Canaday, Department of History, Princeton University: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Professor Canaday is a historian of gender and sexuality in the modern […]

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