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6th Annual Crenshaw Lecture; Thursday, Nov. 19th

The 6th Annual Crenshaw Lecture by Dr. Grace Elizabeth Hale takes place on Thursday, November 19, at noon at the Richmond Salons III – IV, Student Commons. Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies presents, Dr. Grace Elizabeth Hale, Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia and the author of Making Whiteness: A culture […]

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Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Monday, Nov. 23rd at The Depot, The Humanities Research Center, African American Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, and the School of the Arts presents “Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul”.  The event will begin at 4:00pm, admission is free and all are welcome. Speaker and Author, Tanisha Ford, will […]

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Requests for Scholarly Leave

Requests for scholarly leave for the 2016-17 academic year will be due on Monday, November 9th.  Please email the necessary documents to Kathy Bassard in the Dean’s office outlined in the 2016-2017 Instructions for Scholarly Leave: 2016 – 2017 Scholarly Leave Form Narrative Current CV Please remember that to be eligible for Study-Research Leave, faculty must be tenured, have six […]

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Mathematics Colloquium Friday, Oct. 23rd

The Mathematics Department Colloquium will be Friday, Oct. 23rd, from 2:00 – 2:50pm, in 2100 ALC.  This will then be followed by Math Tea at 3:00pm back in the department commons (4th floor, Harris Hall). Dr. Sharon Crook, will be visiting from Arizona State University.  Her talk, entitled “Using Mathematics to Understand the Brain”, will  […]

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Faculty Scholarship Recognition Awardees, 2015

Congratulations to these members of our faculty who will be recognized for their scholarship at our Faculty Scholarship Recognition Reception on October 21st from 4:00 – 6:00 pm in the Scott House. Faculty Authors Jason R. Arnold, Political Science Faye Belgrave, Department of Psychology Christopher A. Brooks, School of World Studies Kirk Warren Brown, Department […]

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In Memoriam: James Kinney, Ph.D., Dept of English

The English department is saddened to report that Professor Emeritus James Joseph “Jim” Kinney passed away on September 28, 2015. Jim graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 1964 and earned his PhD in English Language and Literature/Letters in 1972 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He married Judith “Jude” Burgess in 1968, who preceded him […]

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Student Spotlight: Diana DiGangi

Diana DiGangi, a senior in the Robertson School, was assigned to cover a protest at the Confederate monuments along the 2015 UCI Road World Championship route as part of an assignment. She then live-tweeted the breaking news story of a small plane trailing a banner with the Confederate battle flag circling overhead. Diana’s breaking story […]

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Student Spotlight: Samantha Mays

Samantha Mays, a freshman majoring in Biology Education, wrote a letter to congress as part of a Political Science class, but it has gained momentum after she posted it to Facebook. Samantha was recently contacted by a local news channel to talk about her letter to U.S. Senator Marke Warner. In her interview she spoke […]

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Humanities Research Center Grants for Summer 2016

The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the continuation of its annual competition for ResearchGrants designed to foster excellence in research and creative scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University by providing funds to support direct research costs incurred by faculty. These costs will include travel to archives, lodging, meals, and expenses related to collection of […]

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Service Award Winners

Congratulations to these members of the faculty and staff of the College of Humanities and Sciences for their service to VCU. Years of Service  Name School, Department or Program 40 Robert Redmon Philosophy 40 Joseph Porter Psychology 40 Clifford Edwards School of World Studies 35 Brian Barnstein Biology 35 India Urbach Humanities and Sciences 35 […]

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