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CHS Faculty Selected for Faculty Development Seminar in South Africa

The Global Education Office has selected participants for the 2014 Faculty Development Seminar that will be held at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa this August. Four of the seven participants selected are from the College: Susan Bodnar-Deren, Ph.D., Department of Sociology Rowena Briones, Ph.D., Richard T. Robertson School of Media & Culture […]

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College of Humanities and Sciences hosts 87th annual VSSA conference

RICHMOND, VA – Faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from all across the Commonwealth gathered at VCU recently for the 87th Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) annual meeting. The conference, held on April 18-19, was hosted by the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences for the second year in a row. The conference kicked off on […]

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Be a Judge at the 2014 VAS / VJAS Meeting

 VCU will host the 2014 Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) / Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) meeting from Tuesday May 13 through Friday May 16. The VJAS consists of presentations by high school and middle school students, organized by topic and section, and these presentations will take place on Wednesday, May 14. See below […]

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Humanities Center Residential Fellows

We are delighted to announce the inaugural group of Residential Fellows that will convene at the Humanities Research Center in Spring Semester 2015. Leigh Ann Craig (History) Christine Cynn (Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies) Kathryn Meier (History) Sachi Shimomura (English) They will be working on individual books projects that coalesce around the theme Authorizing Health: […]

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Dr. Reed Profiled by VCU News

“Reed joined the Department of Physics in the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, where he applies his multidisciplinary talent to the development of nanoscale measurement approaches related to biological systems…” Read the complete article at VCU News.  

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Explore the History and Natural History of the James River

Introducing a new summer course! Footprints on the James: Human and Natural History of the James River, a BIOL 391L/HIST 391 course. VCU’s departments of History and Biology are developing a new course in partnership with the VCU  Outdoor Adventure Program that will explore the history and natural history of the James River. As part of […]

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Student Awards Night

Pictures from the student awards ceremony for the College of Humanities and Sciences are on the College’s Facebook page.

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30th Anniversary of the Creative Writing MFA Program at VCU

An email from Greg Donovan to MFA in Creative Writing program: VCU’s nationally ranked MFA program is celebrating its 30th anniversary and we want you to join us for the two days of festivities planned for April 4th and 5th. There will be readings, panel discussions, music, drinks, food, and a great opportunity to see […]

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CHS Student Awards 2014

The College of Humanities and Sciences Student Awards Night recognizes seniors with a 4.0 GPA and departmental award recipients. These students are among the hardest working and most dedicated at VCU. They have been nominated for an award by their school, department or program for their academic achievement, scholarship, creative endeavors or service to others. […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Emily Watkins Elliott

As a graduate of the MA program in English in 2011, I had two distinct experiences that shaped my time as a graduate student, as well as my sensibilities and professional strengths. One of those experiences was choosing and pursuing a graduate thesis. I came to the MA program with a background in dance and […]

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