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Happy New Year from the Dean

There was a figurative sign on the front door of VCU for ten days starting on December 23, 2013, that, if read carefully, indicated that the University was closed until we were able to rip another page from the 21st century calendar revealing the numbers 2014. On the morning of January 2, 2014, any notion […]

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Professor Khanna Honored by SCHEV

Shiv N. Khanna, Ph.D., commonwealth professor in the Department of Physics in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences, has been named a recipient of a 2013 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. Khanna, who is a leader in the field of clusters and nanoscience, will be honored with […]

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Political Science Research Conference

Political Science is seeking papers and proposals for its upcoming research conference on April 11, 2014. Undergraduate and junior graduate students are invited to submit proposals to present completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, and public affairs. Students from colleges and universities in […]

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CPSD and Puller Clinic Celebrate Five Years of Collaboration

VCU’s Psychology Department is proudly celebrating five years of successful collaboration with the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic at the College of William & Mary. This joint effort was initiated to help clear out an overwhelming federal backlog of veterans benefits cases. Since 2008, VCU Clinical and Counseling Psychology doctoral students at the […]

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December Diploma Ceremony

Pictures are on the College of Humanities and Sciences Facebook.

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Staff Spotlight: Ramont Reed

Ramont Reed is the shop-side Manager of Technology Support for the College of Humanities and Sciences. From the basement of The Honors College dorm and Department of Physics at 701 West Grace Street, he and his team are responsible for making sure all the computers in the College – more than 3,000 machines – stay […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Liz Canfield

Recognized for her heroism and the pursuit of a better society, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Elizabeth Canfield plays many roles – large and small – in the LGBTQ community and beyond. In spite of her modest tone and cool demeanor, it seems there is not a social organization in Richmond she […]

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Six Named Emeriti Faculty

Congratulations to these six individuals with long and distinguished careers at VCU who were recently named Emeriti Faculty members: Professor Ted Tunnell, History 27 Years Professor Charlotte Morse, English 36 Years Professor John Berglund, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics 40 Years Professor Judy Turk, Mass Communications 11 Years Nelson Wikstrom, Wilder School 41 Years Professor Janet Hutchinson, Gender, Sexuality and […]

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HomeAgain Holiday Hope & Toys For Tots

This holiday season, the College of Humanities & Sciences will be “adopting a (homeless) family” from HomeAgain, an emergency shelter here in Richmond.  Our family consists of a mother, and 8 year old daughter and a 7 year old son. Please see the wish list below for information on sizes and wish list items.  A […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Associate professor of French Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy was the president for the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) for two years. During that time, she instigated important changes for the organization whose membership touches every level of foreign language education statewide. “We’re invested in doing professional development for language teachers, and making sure that there’s […]

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