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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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MATX MIXTAPES! Series Brings Raphael Rubinstein to Campus

  The Inaugural Media, Art, and Text Student Guild MIXTAPES! series will bring Raphael Rubinstein to campus in December to give the lecture The Return of the Impossible: Provisionality and Negation in Contemporary Art. Rubinstein is a contributing editor to Art in America, a professor of critical theory at the University of Houston, and a published poet.  […]

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Annual Crenshaw Lecture Celebrates Women and Politics in Virginia

On Friday, November 19, Dr. Cynthia A. Kierner, Professor of History at George Mason University, will give the 2nd Annual Crenshaw Lecture on Virginia Women and the Politics of the Early Republic: The Strange Case of Martha Jefferson Randolph. A Professor of History at George Mason University and a specialist in the fields of early America, […]

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VCU Cabell First Novelist Festival Honors 2010 Winner Victor Lodato

This year’s VCU Cabell First Novelist Festival takes place today, with a question & answer session at 2 pm in Cabell Library’s fourth floor Cabell Room, followed by a reading and panel discussion with Lodato, his agent and his editor this evening. The reading and panel discussion takes place tonight in the Singleton Center at 7 […]

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Writing Center offers grad and undergrad writing workshops

University College’s Writing Center offers dozens of writing workshops over the course of a semester – with topics like “Recipe for Success: Combining sources and claims to cook up a great research paper,” “Selling Your Work: Writing successful proposals, abstracts, and introductions” and “Taking Control: Strengthening organization in graduate level writing.” Their workshops, they claim, […]

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Print-on-demand Open Source Textbooks

Advances in digital technology have made open source textbooks possible, saving students significant money, and many faculty across the U.S. are using open source textbooks for their classes. Lon Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, and his colleagues in the Math & Applied Math Department have taken this a step further by starting a project to […]

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