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Donors’ gifts enable students to go on the campaign trail in NH

A donor-supported trip during winter break 2015 enabled 27 Virginia Commonwealth University students to get valuable face time with presidential hopefuls including Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio.The political science course, Political Campaigns and Communication, led by Alexandra Reckendorf, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences, gave students an […]

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Interim Chairs Announced

Dean Monste Fuentes is pleased to welcome  to announce the appointment of Bonnie Brown as the Interim Chair of the Department of Biology and Joann Richardson as Interim Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Bonnie joined VCU in 1991. She is a Professor of Biology and has served as Associate Chair of […]

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Dean Fuentes Meets with Egyptian Delegation

An Egyptian Delegation  headed by  Maj. Gen.  Dr. Mosatafa Abdelwahab, the President of the Military Technical College (MTC) of Egypt visited VCU on August 30th, 2016 to discuss sending PhD and undergraduate research students in Chemistry and Engineering to VCU.  They met with President Rao, Dean Boyan of Engineering and Dean Fuentes of Humanities and Sciences […]

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Class Notes September 2016

Updates 1970s Janis P. Terpenny* (B.S.’79/H&S) joined Penn State in September 2015 as the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. She previously was the Joseph Walkup Professor and chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University, […]

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10 Under 10: Kevin Powers

Alumnus Kevin Powers (B.A.’08/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. Powers started writing about the age of 13, […]

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10 Under 10: Sudharshana Apte

Alumna Sudharshana Apte, Ph.D. (M.S.’11/H&S; Ph.D.’14/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. After receiving her bachelor’s in computer […]

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10 Under 10: Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher

Alumnus Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher (B.A.’06/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. The youngest of four sons, Plaugher […]

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10 Under 10: Terrell Brown

Alumnus Terrell Brown (B.S.’09/MC) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. Brown’s interest in broadcast TV started in high […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Daniel Wildcat

September 8, 2016 “Exercising Indigenuity: The Role of Indigenous Knowledges in Healing the Planet” Dr. Daniel Wildcat (Professor and Director of Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, Haskell Indian Nations University). Free and open to the public. No ticket is required. Thursday, September 8, 2016 3.30 pm Virginia Rooms C&D, VCU Student Commons This event is […]

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Meet VCU’s Authors Series: David Coogan

September 28, 2016 7:00 pm Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250), Cabell Library David Coogan, Associate Professor of English at VCU, will talk about his book, Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail (Brandylane Press, 2016) Writing Our Way Out is the creative culmination of a writing class that began in the Richmond City Jail in […]

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