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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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The Center for Teaching Excellence Offers VCU Faculty Support and Resources

VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) provides faculty with resources that foster their professional growth as teachers, that encourage the use of strategies to engage students in active learning, and that stimulate innovation and creativity in VCU classrooms. On Friday, the CTE begins their spring semester schedule with two seminars: Teaching Large Classes and Making […]

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Monroe Park Campus Stained Glass Windows

  VCU students, faculty, staff are familiar with the mix of old and new that infuses the Monroe Park campus within Richmond’s historic Fan District. These are some of our favorites. The one above is from the Crenshaw House.  The one below is from the Scott House. Do you have a photo of a favorite […]

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VCU Professor Featured in 11/29 “Chronicle of Higher Education”

  Dr. Everett Worthington, Jr. was filled with rage after his mother’s murder in 1995. Ironically, this VCU Psychology Professor was already researching forgiveness.  After his mother’s death, researching forgiveness and justice became a more central part of his research and clinical interests, as evidenced by his publications and clinical work. Worthington’s work was among those […]

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Excellence in Virginia Government Awards Ceremony Honors Virginians and Raises Money for Scholarships

  The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs will host the 6th Annual Excellence in Virginia Government Awards luncheon ceremony at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thursday, Dec 2, from 11:30 am to 2 pm. All proceeds from the ceremony are used to fund scholarships for exceptional Wilder School students.   Sponsorships and tickets […]

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