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2013 Faculty Awards List

  The College of Humanities and Sciences is proud to recognize these members of our outstanding faculty for their contributions in the following areas: Faculty Authors 2013: The faculty members listed were the primary authors or editors of a book published between January 1 and June 30, 2013. Jay S. Albanese,                  Wilder School Professional Ethics in […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Tim Anderson

Timothy Anderson is the Principal Consultant for The AquaMarine Group, Inc. In addition to his two degrees from VCU, he earned a Master’s of Science in Biochemistry from New York Medical College and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport. Timothy’s career experience includes work with PurduePharma, Bayer, Sandoz, AlgoRx, and the […]

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Alumni Survey Results Summary

Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences 2013 Alumni Study: Executive Summary October 2013 This Executive Summary presents a brief overview of the 2013 Alumni Study methodology, findings, and implications. For complete study details, please refer to the results presentation prepared by SIR. OBJECTIVES The overall goals of this research initiative included identifying each […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Sergio Bustos

Sergio Bustos is the State/Politics Editor for The Miami Herald.  In addition to his work with The Miami Herald, he is co-Author of the book, Miami’s Criminal Past Uncovered, and has appeared on NPR, CNN, BBC, and Al-Jazeera as an expert on immigration, the Hispanic vote and Florida politics.  He lives in Miami with his […]

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OSP Workshops

The Office of Sponsored Programs is offering a series of presentations on grant budgeting, funding search, and effort reporting scheduled for fall semester. Space will be limited, so if you’d like to attend please RSVP to Brigette Pfister at bspfister@vcu.edu. Grant Budgeting Workshop: Friday, October 18 Blanton Conference room 10 am – 12 pm This […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Timothy Thurber

Associate Professor of History Dr. Timothy N. Thurber is still glowing after the mid-September release of his new book, Republicans and Race: The GOP’s Frayed Relationship With African Americans, 1945-1974. “It’s nice to finally hold it instead of seeing it on a screen,” Dr. Thurber laughed. It’s his second book, and it examines the how […]

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Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Elswick

  Jennifer Elswick is in a constant state of transition at the Department of Psychology. Her desk is surrounded by several computer monitors, pictures, Legos and image macros – captioned cat pictures taken from the Internet. She says her job as Director for Strategic Initiatives is now expanding more into communications every month. Jennifer puts […]

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Faculty Scholarship Recognition Lectures

    The following mini-lectures will be offered in the Richmond Salons on October 29 from 1-4 pm; followed by a reception honoring faculty authors, scholars and researchers in the Scott House from 4:30 – 6 pm. All College of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff are invited.   Magnetism: From Feng Shui to Nano Motors […]

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The Impact of Recent US Government Actions on the College of Humanities & Sciences

By Brigette S. Pfister, MHRD, CRA Director of Sponsored Programs for Humanities & Sciences Over the past year, the news has been filled with ongoing legislative disputes in Washington.  Terms like fiscal cliff, debt ceiling, and sequestration have become part of our vocabulary. With myriad predictions being made, it can be hard to decipher what […]

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National Security Lecture Series

The National Security Lecture Series, sponsored by Political Science, will begin Tuesday, October 22. “US-China Strategic Relations: Nuclear, Cyber, Space, and Maritime” The Honorable David Gompert, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, VCU, and former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Richmond Salons III-IV 7:30 pm   “Reform of the U.S. Intelligence System: A Work […]

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