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CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture: M. Samy El-Shall

April 21 6.30 pm VCU Student Commons Theater CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture features M. Samy El-Shall, Department of Chemistry, “VCU Opportunities for Research Cooperation and Science Diplomacy in the Middle East”, 6:30 PM, VCU Student Commons Theater. Free and open to the public. Contact: Shirley McDaniel, srmcdani@vcu.edu or 827-0867.

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African American Studies Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series: Dr. Rick Kittles

April 17 7 pm 1000 Floyd Avenue, Room 1102 African American Studies Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series features Dr. Rick Kittles, world-renowned geneticist, University of Arizona, and Director, Center for Population Genetics Reception from 5:30-6:45 PM in ALC lobby.  Free and open to the public. Contact: Evandra Catherine, ecatherine@vcu.edu

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Diploma Ceremonies

May 8th Chemistry – 6 PM, Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C LSEE – 6 PM – VCU Student Commons, Ballrooms, Second Floor Media & Culture, 2:00 PM, Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D May 9th University Commencement – graduation ceremony for all VCU academic units, 10:00 PM, Richmond Coliseum African American Studies, […]

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Spring 2015 Computer Class

May 30, 2015 8:15 am – 4:00 pm The Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research is sponsoring class on basic computer skills on May 30, 2015 in partnership with Hannah’s Women, Inc. Project Brothers and Sisters: Educating the Community Initiative. The class is free to members of the community and will provide basic tips […]

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History Department presents “Cabaret”

Friday, March 20th at noon (run-time 124 min.) History Department conference room Guest Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Eastman This film about Weimar Germany is oriented around a louche nightclub called the Kit Kat and puts the history of sexuality front stage: it brings together the extravagant American singer Sally (Liza Minnelli) with a shy gay British […]

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Philosophy and Public Affairs Discussion on Sexual Assault

March 19 7 pm W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts The Philosophy and Public Affairs Lecture Series features a discussion on sexual assault on campus and Title IX Thursday, March 19 with Professor Michael Tooley of the University of Colorado and Professor Heidi Lockwood of Southern Connecticut State University. View the event poster here. Read more at VCU News.

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Footprints on the James 2015

UPDATE: 5/22/2015 – Following the Footprints: Applications are now closed for the Footprints on the James 2015 course but you can watch their four week journey unfold here and on their blog. Follow along as students embark on a journey to discover the natural history of the James River. 3/3/2015: It’s that time of year again! […]

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Is Iraq Lost? If So, Who Lost It?

March 18 7 pm Academic Learning Commons, Room 2104. Former Obama administration intelligence official to speak on Iraq David Gompert, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence for the U.S. government, will visit VCU to deliver a lecture on Iraq. Gompert, who is now a distinguished visiting professor for national security studies at the U.S. […]

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The Crisis of Islamic Masculinities & City of Borders

March 19 3.30 pm The Forum Room, Student Commons The Humanities Research Center Speaker Series features Amandullah de Sondy, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami, who will speak about his recent book, The Crisis of Islamic Masculinities (Bloomsbury, 2014). Co-sponsored by the Global Education Office March 20, 2015 3.30pm Academic Learning Center 2201 […]

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Staff Spotlight: Gail Bartee Canter

Gail Bartee Canter has worked at VCU for 22 years, with 16 of those years dedicated to the College. She currently works in the Dean’s Office as a Business Manager and recently joined the Humanities Research Center team as the Office and Fiscal Manager where she assists in event planning and special projects in addition to […]

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