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Scott Gronert to Leave VCU

It is with great sadness that the College of Humanities and Sciences announces the departure of Scott Gronert, Associate Dean for Research, at the end of this fiscal year to become the Dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Scott has served with distinction at VCU since […]

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Alumni spotlight: August Wallmeyer

After a long and successful career that began in local newsrooms and culminated with over 40 years of work at the Virginia General Assembly in a variety of capacities, August “Augie” Wallmeyer (BS Mass Communications ‘77/H&S) has not quietly entered retirement. Rather, he’s used his investigative and research skills to illuminate the cultural and economic […]

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Political Science Student Research Conference

Friday, April 20 8:00am – 6:30pm VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of Humanities and Sciences present the 12th Annual Student Research Conference, Friday, April 20, 2018. Undergraduate and junior graduate students will be presenting completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, and public […]

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Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump

Tuesday, April 24 2 PM FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE TO WAKANDA: Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump presented by Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Associate Professor in the Department of History at The Ohio State University. View the event flyer. This lecture is free and open to the public. It is organized by the Alexandrian […]

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Meet VCU’s Authors: Bernard Means

Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:00 pm Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology On the Rooftop of the World: 3D Archaeology in Far North India The state of Uttarakhand in northern India is known as the “Land of the Gods” because of the numerous pilgrimage centers scattered across this rugged landscape, situated in the foothills of the […]

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Black Male Students Symposium Addresses Racial Disparities

A crowd of young black students recently spent a Friday afternoon listening to lectures from role models in their community, discussing their opportunities for higher education, and planning their futures. In an attempt to not only address but also strategize solutions to this racial disparity in higher education, VCU held a Black Male Students Symposium. […]

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The Road to Royalty

VCU’s Reigning Homecoming Queen and King both have majors in the College. VCU Homecoming King Dean Lee and Queen Bethani Glover-Greaves both wear the crown, but the pair took two very different paths to earn it. As former president of the Interfraternity Council and Resident Assistant for the past three years, Lee, a biology major […]

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Science Diplomacy in a Changing World

April 12, 2018 1:00 – 2:00pm Lecture by Jonathan Margolis: Science Diplomacy in a Changing World: How Science in Foreign Policy Works for Peace, Security, Prosperity & Development Science diplomacy operates in a unique niche of U.S. foreign policy tools. International scientific cooperation allows U.S. scientists – working for the government, academia, or non-governmental institutions […]

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Successful Conclusion of LGBTQ Studies Hiring Initiative

An announcement from Richard Godbeer, Chair of the LGBTQ Studies Hiring Initiative Search Committee: Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that the 2017-18 LGBTQ Studies Hiring Initiative (originally proposed by Kathleen Ingram, Myrl Beam, and myself, subsequently approved as part of the Big Ideas Hiring Initiative) has now concluded with the appointment of three tenure-track faculty […]

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Humanities Center Names Residential Fellows

The Humanities Research Center would like to congratulate Professors Winnie Chan, Ryan Smith, Faedah Totah, and Nicole Myers Turner on their selection as Humanities Research Center Residential Fellows for Spring 2019. Each year this program gives four faculty who are working on related issues or topics release from teaching responsibilities for one semester so that […]

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