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Congratulations to Two Graduating Staff Members

The College congratulates Patsy Connors and Naomi Batten, both staff members in the College of Humanities and Sciences, who graduated this past May! Patsy, who works in the Dean’s Office as Assistant Director of Financial Operations, graduated magna cum laude with a degree in History and minors in Art History and Latin and Roman Classics. […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Kneebone, Chair of the Department of History

Dr. John Kneebone is the new Chair of the VCU Department of History. Dr. Kneebone replaced Dr. Bernard Moitt, who served as chair since July 2006. Dr. Kneebone becomes Chair effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Kneebone is associate professor of History. He previously taught at Princeton and Harvard Universities and at the University of Alabama. […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Bassard, Chair of Department of English

Dr. Katherine Bassard became chair of the VCU Department of English effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Bassard replaced Dr. Terry Oggel, who served as department chair since July 2006. Dr. Bassard received her undergraduate degree in English at Wake Forest University, an MA in English here at VCU, and her PhD in English at Rutgers […]

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College Presents Awards and Honors Retiring Faculty

The College presented its annual Faculty Awards at a breakfast this morning, and also honored retiring faculty for their years of service to VCU. Dean Jim Coleman made opening remarks, followed by the presentation of the awards by Dr. Alison Baski, Executive Associate Dean for the College. The retiring faculty were congratulated and offered words […]

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Tracey Dawson Cruz Appointed to North Carolina Forensic Science Advisory Board

Associate professor for forensic science and biology Tracey Dawson Cruz has been appointed to serve on the North Carolina Forensic Science Advisory Board. The Board acts as an advisor to the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory to help the Lab solve crimes and provide impartial service to the criminal justice system. The Board reviews Crime […]

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Kathleen Graber Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

The College of Humanities and Sciences congratulates Kathleen Graber, Assistant Professor of English, for being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, one of the top awards available to artists in the United States and Canada. From an article by VCU News: Graber, who teaches in the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English … received the […]

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“Atlantic Migration During Slavery: Part 2” Presented by the Alexandrian Society

The Alexandrian Society in the Department of History is holding their upcoming Spring Symposium, “Atlantic Migration During Slavery: Part 2,” on April 25th from 9 am to 6 pm in the University Student Commons Theater. The symposium brings together a group of dynamic scholars in the field of Atlantic Studies. Guest lecturers include David Eltis, […]

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The Virtual Curation Unit @ VCU

http://youtu.be/N6BPIuFYep0 Bernard Means, Ph.D. is an instructor of Anthropology at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) as well as the Project Director for the Virtual Curation Unit for Recording Archaeological Materials Systematically (V.C.U.-R.A.M.S.), a research effort funded by the Department of Defense’s Legacy Program, and conducted jointly with John Haynes, a VCU alumnus who is now with Army […]

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Dr. E. William Colglazier To Speak on Science and Diplomacy

Dr. E. William Colglazier, Science and Technology Adviser to the State Department and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will speak Friday at VCU on the subject of Science and Diplomacy. His lecture is sponsored by the Department of Physics. Dr. Colglazier serves as an advocate for science‐based policy at the State Department, helps to identify […]

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Dr. Carl Ameringer Researches Health Care Access and Delivery in the Greater Richmond Area

http://youtu.be/nk6iCOhAXKQ Dr. Ameringer discusses his current research project, titled: Hispanic/Latino Immigrants and Access to Healthcare in the Greater Richmond Area. Dr. Carl F. Ameringer is professor of Health Policy and Politics at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. He is also chair of the Ph.D. program in Public […]

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