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Designer and Fabric Artist Catherine Kapikian will give Annual Powell-Edwards Lecture on March 10

Catherine Kapikian, who has been a pioneer in a movement to  incorporate the arts into the practice of religion, will give the lecture “Ketchup, Karate Studio, or Fitness Center” as the Third Annual Powell-Edwards Lecture on Religion and the Arts. Kapikian is the founder and director emeritus of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts […]

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Digital Media Artist Alan Bigelow Presents Work at MATX MIXTAPES! Event

Digital media artist Alan Bigelow will give a presentation on the emerging form of digital literature on Friday, March 4, at 2 pm in the VCU Student Commons Theater on the Monroe Park Campus. His presentation, Webyarns.com: Words Without Limits, is part of the MATX MIXTAPES! series, sponsored by the MATX Student Guild to bring […]

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Dr. Rutledge Dennis will present the first Dennis-Weathers Award at 28th Annual Black History in the Making Ceremony

Donald K. Hawkins is the first recipient of the Dennis-Weathers Award in African American Studies.  He will be recognized at the 28th Annual Black History in the Making Award Ceremony on Thursday, Feb 24, at the Grace Street Theater. The Dennis-Weathers Award was created in honor of Dr. Rutledge M. Dennis’s parents David and Ora […]

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First Lecture in Spring Blake Speaker Series in the History of Christianity on Feb 24

The Spring 2011 William E. and Miriam S. Blake Speaker Series in the History of Christianity will bring three noted scholars to campus.  The lectures are free and open to the public.   First Blake Series spring lecture: Paul M. Blowers, Ph.D.  Paul M. Blowers, Ph.D. will present the lecture “Between Revulsion and Empathy: The Reinvention of […]

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Mass Com Prof Marcus Messner will moderate Richmond Forum with Anderson Cooper

Repost from Mass Communications home page: Dr. Marcus Messner, assistant professor in the journalism sequence of the School of Mass Communications, will moderate two Richmond Forum events with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper on Feb. 19 and 20 at the Landmark Theater. Cooper will offer a “360-degree look at world events,” which is expected focus greatly […]

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2nd Annual Southern Film Festival presents “Screening Southern Literature”

The Southern Film Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, at the Grace Street Theater at 934 W. Grace Street. Six films will be screened: Wise Blood (1979) In This Our Life (1942) The Story of Temple Drake (1933) The Color Purple (1985) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) To Kill […]

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Dr. Jonathan Losos to give 2011 Darwin Day Lecture “Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree” on Thurs, Feb 10

Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around Feb 12, the birthday anniversary of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin. At VCU, Dr. Jonathan Losos of Harvard University will give the 2011 Darwin Day Lecture, “Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Studying Ecological Determinants of Evolutionary Diversity”  on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 11 […]

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AAAS Honors VCU Professor Dr. Alenka Luzar

Dr. Alenka Luzar, VCU Professor of Physical Chemistry, was elected an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow in December. Dr. Luzar is being honored by the AAAS for her distinguished contributions to the field of computational and theoretical chemistry, particularly for theoretical modeling and new applications of modern condensed matter science to […]

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Visiting Writers Series: Acclaimed Poets Jean Valentine & Kathleen Graber Read at VCU January 27

Award-winning poets Jean Valentine and Kathleen Graber will give a reading at VCU on Thursday, January 27, at 8 pm in the Harris Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Jean Valentine won the Yale Younger Poets Award for her first book, Dream Barker, in 1965. Her eleventh book of poetry is Break […]

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CHS Scholarship Deadline Approaches!

The deadline for most College of Humanities and Sciences scholarships and fellowships is February 1.  Don’t delay.  Many scholarships require an application and letters of recommendation.   Go to the College’s Scholarship Page for application information and links to application forms.

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