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Great Place Initiative Contest Winner

The winner of the Great Place Initiative Holiday Contest, “Name that Team,” is Catherine Ingrassia, a professor in the Department of English. Dr. Ingrassia’s submission CH&S RAMbulators received the most votes from faculty and staff within the College. Thanks to Catherine, we now have an official name for the College’s Walking Team! Our winner received […]

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Welcome New Forensic Science Chair

The NEW Chair of the Department of Forensic Science is Dr. Tal Simmons. Prior to arriving at VCU in January 2015, she worked in the U.K. for 11 years, where she was the course Leader for the MSc Forensic Anthropology in the School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire (2004-2014) […]

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New Book by James McCullough

James McCullough, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-authored a new book that provides the latest description and update of the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy – a psychotherapy model that James developed during the 1970’s for the treatment of chronic depression. The book, CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder, […]

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Welcome to 2015

I wanted to convey to you a hearty welcome for the beginning of the 2015 Spring Semester, and the 2015 calendar year. The last sentence in my Fall welcome note read, “I really hope we all have a great academic year that allows us to smile and say “Wheeeee” as we ride together on the […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Margot Canaday

January 23  3.30 pm Richmond Salons I-II, Student Commons Professor Margot Canaday, Department of History, Princeton University: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Professor Canaday is a historian of gender and sexuality in the modern […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Jesus Escobar

January 28 3:30 pm Valentine House Professor Escobar publishes scholarship on the art, architecture, and urban culture of early modern Spain, Italy, and the Spanish world. His first award-winning book, The Plaza Mayor and the Shaping of Baroque Madrid (Cambridge University Press, 2003), explores the interchange of architecture and politics in the evolution of Madrid […]

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Visiting Writers Series: Stephen Dunn & Barbara Hurd

January 29 7 pm Scott House Stephen Dunn Lines of Defense & Barbara Hurd Putting an Ear to the Ground Stephen Dunn is the author of sixteen collections of poetry, including Here and Now andWhat Goes On: Selected & New Poems 1995–2009. Different Hours won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, and Loosestrife was a National Book Critics Circle Award […]

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Meet our Authors: G. Antonio Espinoza,

February 4, 2015 7.30pm G. Antonio Espinoza, Associate Professor of History and author of Education and the State in Modern Peru: Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821-1921 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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VCU Mathematics Colloquium: Prof. Martin Golubitsky

Friday, February 6 3 pm Academic Learning Commons 2201 Patterns of Phase-Shift Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry Prof. Martin Golubitsky Director, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University  

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Meet our Authors: Christopher A. Brooks

Rescheduled for a later date due to weather. Details TBD. Christopher A. Brooks, Professor of Anthropology and author (with Robert Sims) of Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor (Indiana University Press, 2014) The Depot 814 W. Broad St.

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