Aug. 9, 2022
Enjoy the latest articles about the research, achievements and successes of our students, faculty and alums. Feel the Ram pride!
Sept. 24, 2021
Edwards has served as graduate program director for the department and as chair of the College Promotion and Tenure Committee.
Oct. 6, 2021
Bentley found her first career as a radio broadcaster at an early age. Her father owned a radio station where she worked as one of the first females on the radio in Virginia (and then followed in his path).
Jan. 19, 2021
Aja Moore '19, a graduate of the Department of Political Science, serves as a policy assistant to Governor Ralph Northam.
April 24, 2021
VCU will host this year’s PACME celebration virtually on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. The celebration is open to the public.
April 26, 2021
Tripti Jena, M.D., and Purusottam “Puru” Jena, Ph.D., credit much of their family’s well-being to the careers and community they found when they joined Virginia Commonwealth University in 1980.
Jan. 19, 2021
Music, coffee hours and a variety of learning activities are a few of Ching-Yu Huang’s strategies for success in the digital space.
Jan. 28, 2021
Catch up with all the latest and greatest news from CHS alumni.
Jan. 28, 2021
Ris Rodina is pursuing their master of public health at VCU with a focus on complex trauma related to trans and non-binary identities.
Jan. 28, 2021
Scott most recently served as the director of undergraduate recruitment and student engagement for the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Feb. 4, 2021
How do you transform labs meant for in-person instruction into successful virtual experiences? With lots of creativity and a heavy dose of technology.
Feb. 9, 2021
Joanna Kettlewell, Ph.D., is a scientist specializing in infectious disease.
Oct. 6, 2021
Deonte Young (B.A. '11/H&S; M.Ed.'13/E) is co-founder of Alchemy InCoaching and education administrator for Fairfax County Public Schools.
Feb. 17, 2021
Brian Castleberry's debut novel is "Nine Shiny Objects."
Feb. 22, 2021
Shawn Jones, Ph.D., brings a lighthearted approach paired with pop culture knowledge and an open communication style to his Psych 101 classes.
Feb. 25, 2021
This award is given to two faculty members, one tenure track faculty and one term faculty, in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.
March 2, 2021
Aíne Norris is a writer and instructor of English and American literature.
March 4, 2021
Dylan Naitraj David travels to his homeland, Trinidad, to conduct cancer research.
May 3, 2021
Rector will assume the directorship on July 1.
May 4, 2021
Beckford is the author of the blog Packs Light, which provides resources, information and tips for aspiring travelers.
Oct. 6, 2021
Daryl Van Tongeren, Ph.D., ('11/H&S) is an author and associate professor of psychology at Hope College.
Mar 5, 2021
Four faculty members in the Department of Sociology share creative ways their students engage with their course material.
Mar 11, 2021
This will be his second three-year term.
Mar 12, 2021
Rowe has been interim associate director since January 2021 and director of undergraduate studies since August 2018.
Mar 16, 2021
Guy has worked at VCU for the past seven years, serving most recently as an associate professor in the Department of African American Studies.
Mar 18, 2021
Bodnar-Deren has worked at VCU for the past nine years, serving most recently as an associate professor and associate chair in the Department of Sociology.
Mar 19, 2021
VCU Voices is a biweekly webinar series hosted by Jay Davenport, CFRE, vice president of Development and Alumni Relations.
Mar 24, 2021
Yaa Adarkwa Darko is pursuing a master's degree in bioinformatics at VCU.
Brewing up a partnership: Ryan Mitchell (B.S.’12/H&S), Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery celebrate National Beer Day with the “Don’t Start No Stuff” Hazy IPA
Apr 6, 2021
The craft beer industry has cultivated creative ways to give back to the community. For Mitchell, supporting his hometown of Richmond, Virginia, began when he opened Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery in Carytown in 2015.
Apr 7, 2021
NASA, Altria and GSK are just a few of the national companies that participate in the annual Chemistry Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Alum spotlight: Correy Faciane (B.S.’16/H&S) creates an organization to helps others achieve their mission
Apr 16, 2021
Growing up in Northern Virginia, Correy Faciane (B.S.’16/H&S) volunteered with Eddie’s Club, a nonprofit recreational center that provided events and activities for disabled youth. He returned in 2013, on a trip home from Virginia Commonwealth University, and was disheartened by what he found.
Apr 19, 2021
Ashley Patino is founder of local bakery and pizza shop, Pizza Bones.
Sep 20, 2021
Alumna Deandra Clarke (B.S.’02/H&S) started dancing at VCU. A non traditional student of the art form, she found herself in love with the opportunity to try something new. As a radio broadcasting major she learned the skills necessary to become a professional in LA and then start her own Agency and Studio back in Richmond.
Aug 20, 2021
One fellow will serve as special assistant to the dean, one will support community engagement initiatives and the other two will support efforts in faculty mentoring.
Aug 18, 2021
In May 2019, Dabney (B.S. '75/H&S) and Joe Cortina (B.F.A. ‘76/A) founded the College of Humanities and Sciences Student Emergency Fund, aimed at resolving small financial hurdles for students within a semester of graduation.
Aug 6, 2021
Eli Coston, Ph.D., has been involved with helping the LGBTQ+ community as well as advocating for civilian oversight of the Richmond PD.
Aug 2, 2021
The CHS Dean's Office is pleased to announce the appointment of D’Arcy Mays, Ph.D., to the position of associate dean of research and operations.
May 24, 2021
The grant was developed in partnership with VCU Real and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.
May 12, 2021
Collinson has been at VCU since 2005, serving most recently as interim associate chair.
Virginia Commonwealth University participates in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase: COVID, Equity & Social Justice
May 12, 2021
Erica R. Miller, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics, presented “Training Graduate Students in Inclusive and Equitable Teaching."
May 10, 2021
On May 4, the future of STEM at VCU grew brighter with placement of the last steel beam in the College’s new six-story building.
May 6, 2021
The 2021 VCU Science Communication Award was awarded to Sean Koebley, Ph.D., for his presentation: “Goodbye, P-value: Practical Bayesian Statistics To Replace Frequentist Statistics.”
Oct. 12, 2021
Ryan K. Smith, Ph.D., professor in the Department of History, presents "Dead Reckoning: The Historical Recovery and Unsettled Place of Richmond's Shockoe Hill African Burying Ground."
Oct. 29, 2021
The awards celebrate excellence of faculty and staff in the College of Humanities and Sciences.
Nov. 4, 2021
Through their scholarship, Iris Harrell and Ann Benson help first-generation students reach their capacity.
Nov. 9, 2021
VCU Massey Cancer Center recently renewed its Institutional Research Grant (IRG) from the American Cancer Society(ACS) – a program that has been providing seed money to early-career cancer researchers at VCU for nearly 50 years.
Nov. 23, 2021
Inspired by the lessons taught by his scholar activist professors from his VCU undergraduate experience, Narro launched a decades-long career as a champion for immigrant communities.
Humanities Research Center supports Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival and launches Karenne Wood writer/artist residency
Nov. 30, 2021
With a rich menu of more than 20 films, The Pocahontas Film Festival showcased the work of nationally-acclaimed Indigenous filmmakers from the United States and Canada, as well work by emerging local artists.
Jan. 4, 2022
Rebecca Segal, Ph.D., has been at VCU since 2006 and is a professor of applied mathematics.
Feb. 1, 2022
The impact of a great teacher on a student is immeasurable; just ask the students and alums below. Through their dedication to their field, their students and their community, teachers – professors, advisers, mentors, teaching assistants – can leave an impression that lasts long after the semester ends. We’d like to give a shoutout to those in VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences who continue to guide and inspire our students. Break out the tissues!
March 24, 2022
Rima Franklin, Ph.D. is an associate professor of biology as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Rice Rivers Center.
May 6, 2022
Catherine Ingrassia, Ph.D., will begin her tenure as interim dean on July 1.
June 29, 2022
The projects span a variety of interests, including healthcare, education, identity and sustainability.
July 21, 2022
The center’s director co-organized the event, an opportunity for scholars to discuss Indigenous publications and print culture as part of the center’s ongoing initiative, “On Native Ground.”
Sept. 7, 2022
The $500,000 gift is the second largest one-time donation in the department’s history.
Sept. 6, 2022
Andrew Murphy, Ph.D., formerly of the Department of Political Science presents, "Theorizing Political Martyrdom: George Floyd, Ashli Babbitt, and the Crisis of American Democracy."