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Staff Spotlight: Janice Guyer

If you stop by the department of physics here at VCU chances are you will be greeted by Mrs. Janice Guyer. Janice has worked for the department as an administrative technician for over a decade and in that time has seen and experienced the university’s remarkable growth. She serves as the department’s primary contact and […]

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“STEM-H Education Drives America” Town Hall

An invitation from the Schools of Engineering and Education: You are cordially invited to join Dr. Debra Saunders-White, deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs in the U.S. Department of Education, and Virginia Commonwealth University STEM-H faculty and students at a “STEM-H Education Drives America Town Hall” Friday, September 21 at 1:30 PM in VCU […]

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Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

  Make plans to attend “Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation” featuring Louis P. Masur, Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The event is held as part of VCU’s Year of Freedom. Professor Masur is a cultural historian whose publications include books on capital punishment, the first World Series, a […]

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AAUP Principles and the Quest for Distinction

A discussion with VCU President Dr. Michael Rao. Open to all faculty, followed by refreshments and a roundtable discussions on shared governance, tenure, academic freedom, curriculum oversight, strategic planning, AAUP membership info and a business meeting. For more information, contact Pat Cummins at pcummins@vcu.edu. September 29, 2012 10:10 AM to 12:30 PM Student Commons Virginia […]

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Two Women and their Impact

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated at VCU proudly present Dos Mujeres y el Impacto, (Two Women and their Impact) with guest speaker Dr. Robert L. Sims, VCU Spanish Professor.  Dr. Sims will focus on Sandra Cisneros and her collection of short stories entitled “The House on […]

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Mali Independence Day Events

Students and Faculty are invited to take part in the Malian Independence Day events (Fête nationale du Mali) on September 22nd. The events begin with lectures in both English and French. Dr. Patricia Cummins will speak on the topic “Humanitarian Crisis in Mali.” Dr. Cummins serves as Vice Chair of the Richmond Sister Cities Commission, and she recently […]

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Silent Auction to Benefit American Heart Association

The College of Humanities and Sciences is holding a silent auction on Thursday, September 20th to benefit the American Heart Association. The auction will be held from 10 am to 4 pm in the Virginia Rooms of the Student Commons. Come bid on items donated by Shaka Smart, The Berkeley Hotel, Virginia Book Company, and […]

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Biology Major Makes It Real

Senior biology major senior Qasim Kazmi won second place in VCU’s “Make It Real” contest on Facebook. Qasim, who has already been accepted to the VCU School of Medicine, made this video for the contest and posted it on VCU’s Facebook page. “VCU has helped me not only unlock and nurture my limitless imagination, but actually transform my […]

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A Discussion on International Human Rights

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, faculty from the University of Richmond and the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs will present a “A Discussion on International Human Rights.” Panelists will address the current status of human rights around the world. Areas of interest will include Brazil, Cambodia, Sudan and several Eastern European […]

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African American Studies T-shirt Design Contest

The Department of African American Studies is calling on students to create an eye-catching t-shirt that reflects the identity of the department and captures its philosophy, mission and vision. Visit their website for information on the department. Designs will be judged on creativity, originality and relevance to the Department’s mission and goals. Designs are due […]

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