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Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Sponsors Summer Study Abroad Trip to International Women’s Congress

Professors Liz Canfield and Dr. Archana Pathak from the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies are taking a group of students to Women’s Worlds 2011, the 11th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women. The conference, held every three years, will be hosted by Carleton University and the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec, July 3 – […]

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Dr. Victoria Shivy, Psychology, Awarded VCU Community Engagement Grant to Evaluate Pen Pals Program

 reposted from Psychology Dept website: Dr. Victoria Shivy of the Counseling Psychology Program, recently was awarded a $20,000 VCU Community Engagement Grant. The project, “Pixie’s Pen Pals: A Program for Virginia’s Inmates” will develop a collaborative regional/state partnership among VCU faculty and students (from Psychology, the VCU Medical School’s Center for Human Animal Interaction, and the […]

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Dr. Bernard Moitt leads study abroad program in Barbados for 12th year

VCU faculty are leading more than two dozen study abroad opportunities this summer.  Most are full, but it’s not too late to start thinking about next year. For the 12th year, Dr. Bernard Moitt, Chair of the History Department, will lead a study abroad program in Barbados. Atlantic History and Culture in Barbados July 15 […]

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VCU Alum John Haynes and VCU Anthropology Instructor Dr. Bernard Means Awarded DoD Legacy Grant

Starting this month, Dr. Bernard K. Means, VCU Department of Anthropology, and archaeologist John Haynes will begin a year-long grant project, sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) Legacy Resource Management Program. The project called “Virtual Artifact Curation: Three-Dimensional Digital Data Collection for Artifact Analysis and Interpretation” was initiated by Haynes, Marine Corps Base Quantico archaelogist and […]

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Dr. Wendy Kliewer, Psychology Dept Chair, blogs about her semester as a Fulbright research fellow in South Africa

Wendy Kliewer, Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department is currently a Fulbright research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. A stress and coping researcher with a developmental and prevention focus, Dr. Kliewer’s work centers on risk and resilience in youth, with particular attention to the role parents and families play in helping […]

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Three VCU Students Win Boren Scholarships for Study Abroad Next Year

News courtesy of Jeff Wing, National Scholarship Office, Photos courtesy of VCU News Center: Senior Margaret Cotter, Sophomore Bertrand (Yohannes) Mpigabahizi, and Junior Rachel Sine have been awarded Boren Scholarships to study abroad next year.   With their selection, VCU students have now won twelve Boren Awards for International Study in the past five years. […]

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Two Students Earn Goldwater Scholarships for their Work in Biology

Reposted from VCU News Center, article by Tom Gresham: Two [VCU College of Humanities and Sciences] students have been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, the premier national scholarship for undergraduate math, science and engineering students. Anjali Hari, a junior, and Grant Day, a sophomore, will receive scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and […]

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Congratulations 2011 VCU Graduates!

Spring 2011 Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 21.  For more on all things commencement, see the Commencement Website. The College of Humanities and Sciences will host a reception (cookies and punch) for our graduates from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms, 2nd Floor. College of Humanities and […]

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David Baldacci Guest at Inaugural Book & Author Luncheon May 2

VCU Alumnus David Baldacci was the guest author at the VCU Alumni Association Inaugural Book & Author Luncheon, held at the Jefferson Hotel on May 2, 2011. Baldacci spoke about his recently published book The Sixth Man and his experiences in the field of writing.  He is a 1983 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University College […]

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VCU Gardens for Life: Arbor Day 2011 – Ceremonial Tree Planting at Noon on April 29

Continuing with the Gardens for Life umbrella project, VCU Goes Green and Green Unity 4 VCU will plant a variety of trees to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29th. The ceremonial observance will include a discussion with horticulturalists and ecologists on the importance of trees, particularly in an urban setting. The event will include a demonstration and discussion […]

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