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Election Fest 2016

November 8, 2016 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Student Commons Plaza Join the Department of Political Science for their Election Day festivities on the Student Commons Plaza on Tuesday, November 8th. The festival will include food, music, rides, games and prizes! There will also be voter information tables set up to help students find their polling […]

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Class Notes November 2016

We’re always happy to share good news passed on to us by our alumni. To have your information included in our class notes, please contact Caitlin Hanbury at cshanbury@vcu.edu or 804-827-0862. 1970s Darrell Griddin, M.D.* (B.S.’71/H&S; M.D.’75/M), retired from Florida State University in December 2015. He continues to work part time with pediatric house staff […]

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College alumni and donors meet the dean

In October, the College of Humanities and Sciences hosted three receptions for alumni and friends to welcome the new dean,  Montse Fuentes, Ph.D. Remarks by Dean Fuentes welcomed alumni, faculty and friends, shared a bit about her vision for the College and celebrated the launch of the unit’s largest fundraising campaign to date. Excerpts from […]

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College alumna honored with service award

VCU Alumni’s upcoming Volunteer Service Awards, celebrated biennially, honor alumni who have worked with particular devotion to serve the VCU community. On October 28, College of Humanities and Sciences alumna Michelle Turner (B.S.’93/H&S) will be recognized as the recipient of the Eugene H. and Rosalia C. Hunt Alumni Pride Award alongside eight other recipients, including current College of Humanities and […]

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Alumni spotlight: Marcus Squires

Marcus Squires, (BA Political Science ’15/H&S) is running for Richmond City Council. From a young age, he was told to take part in something that he was passionate about and for him that meant politics. As a high school student he would attend local political gatherings and debates. These experiences led him to desire a greater understanding on politics, political […]

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Your Big Ideas: Phase 2

Congratulations to the following faculty members, whose faculty hiring proposals were selected by the Research Advisory Committee for the next phase of our Big Ideas initiative. The proposals were selected based on their potential for impact and distinction through research and integration with education and community engagement. McKenna Brown and Antonio Espinoza for Migration Studies: […]

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Call for Applications: Dean’s Fellows

The College of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to invite applications for Dean’s Fellows. Fellows will be engaged in a variety of leadership activities in the College and on campus, participating collaboratively as active members of the Dean’s leadership team in the Dean’s Office, contributing to team meetings, bringing important perspectives from the faculty, and […]

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Recipients of HRC Research Grants for 2016-2017

Congratulations to the 2016 – 2017 recipients of the Humanities Research Center Grants: Kathleen Chapman, Art History Animal Worlds in German Modern Art and Empire Gloria I-Ling Chien, School of World Studies The Adaptation of Tibetan Lojong Teachings in Cognitively-Based Compassion Training G. Antonio Espinoza, History Apostles of Civilization and Mothers of Good Manners:  The […]

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Donors’ gifts enable students to go on the campaign trail in NH

A donor-supported trip during winter break 2015 enabled 27 Virginia Commonwealth University students to get valuable face time with presidential hopefuls including Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio.The political science course, Political Campaigns and Communication, led by Alexandra Reckendorf, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences, gave students an […]

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Interim Chairs Announced

Dean Monste Fuentes is pleased to welcome  to announce the appointment of Bonnie Brown as the Interim Chair of the Department of Biology and Joann Richardson as Interim Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Bonnie joined VCU in 1991. She is a Professor of Biology and has served as Associate Chair of […]

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