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Meet VCU’s Authors: Nicholas Frankel

February 3rd, 2016 Nicholas Frankel, Professor of English, will talk about his work on new editions of Oscar Wilde’s novels and plays, in particular his recent uncensored edition of Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray (Harvard University Press, 2011). Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, first published in 1890, altered the ways in which […]

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VCU Partnership Map Survey

From Linda E. Zyzniewski, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Director, Undergraduate Programs, Department of Psychology Dean’s Fellow, College of Humanities and Sciences Dear Colleagues, This month the Division of Community Engagement (DCE), in partnership with Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCUHealth, is collecting and mapping information on VCU’s university-community partnerships. The information will be used […]

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Nominations for Distinguished Faculty Awards

It is that time of year again! Let’s recognize outstanding faculty in the College of H&S, which invites your nominations for our Distinguished Faculty Awards. We hope to see each academic unit nominate at least one faculty member—and more if possible! The nomination procedure and a description of the faculty awards are provided below and […]

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Alumni gifts impact next generation of students

The College of Humanities and Sciences recently received several generous gifts from alumni supporting scholarships and opportunities for students. Dr. Craig Sirles, BA ‘75/H&S, is a self-described “dedicated and serious student of words” so it is no surprise that his love of language and writing led him to be a student in the Department of […]

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17th Annual Darwin Day

17th Annual Darwin Day Friday, February 12th The Graduate Organization Of Biology Students, Graduate Student Organization, Biology Department, and Integrative Life Sciences Student Organization presents the 17th Annual Darwin Day on Friday, Feb. 12th at 11:00am in the Commonwealth Ballrooms of the Student Commons. Speaking Evolution: Why acceptance, knowledge and understanding of evolution matter will […]

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Psychology and Creative Writing alumna publishes collection of poetry

Diana Woodcock, B.S. Psychology ’74 and M.F.A. Creative Writing ’04, recently published a collection of poems Under the Spell of a Persian Nightingale. She is also the author of Swaying on the Elephant’s Shoulders, which won the 2010 Venice Quebodeaux International Poetry Prize for Women, and six chapbooks including Beggar in the Everglades, Desert Ecology: Lessons […]

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Psychology Distinguished Speaker Series

Thursday, Feb. 25 at 12:00pm, Psychology will welcome Barbara Fiese, Ph.D., as the second speaker in their new Distinguished Speaker Series.  Dr. Fiese is The Pampered Chef Ltd. endowed chair in family resiliency, professor of human development and family studies, and director of the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research […]

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What Are You Doing When You Graduate?

Have you considered staying at VCU in a Graduate Program within the College of Humanities and Sciences? Did you know that: Some graduate programs pay you a stipend and cover your graduate tuition. There are Masters (MS) and Doctoral (PhD) programs in most departments. Your stipend can be provided by your service as a Graduate […]

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Faculty Senate Notes

The Faculty Senate met in November, and secretary Scott Street (SSOR) distributed the following notes (with any attachments): Faculty Senate_November Special Awards Overview 2015

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Roundtable on the Paris Attacks

Paris attacks of November 13, 2015 were presented in context on November 23, 2015. IN FRENCH. Five contexts were given: 1) Pat Cummins (VCU), Context of French and European values; 2) Jennifer Shotwell (Randolph Macon College), Context of January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo newspaper and a Jewish grocery store; 3) Benoit Meyrieux (Franciscan University) […]

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