Jennifer Malat, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences effective July 1.
Tressie McMillan Cottom's book is a collection of essays that offers a multifaceted portrayal of the experience of black womanhood.
Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Humanities and Sciences, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
By Julie Young In 1988, Virginia Commonwealth University celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding with an event known as Founders Day. The VCU Alumni Association subsequently started the Alumni Stars program to honor accomplished graduates during the annual celebration. Since 2008, the Alumni Stars ceremony has been a stand-alone biennial event, recognizing graduates from […]
By Anthony Langley “I’ve had a passion for art ever since I was a little girl,” says Hadeer Omar (B.F.A.’10/A; M.F.A.’16/A). “Following that passion and coming to [Virginia Commonwealth University] has been one of the best decisions I’ve made.” In 2006, Omar was finishing high school in Alexandria, Egypt, when she was encouraged by her […]
Professor and son pen VCU’s first alma mater By Anthony Langley A year and a half ago, Lemont “Monty” B. Kier, Ph.D., began reflecting on his time and experiences at Virginia Commonwealth University. “I’ve been here since 1977,” says Kier, who has taught and held various roles in VCU Life Sciences’ Center for the Study […]
By Anthony Langley Mireille Truong, M.D. (B.A.’03/H&S; Cert.’04/B; M.D.’08/M), had no idea what Richmond, Virginia, would be like. “I’m originally from Canada, so when I got here, everything was brand new to me,” she says. After her parents found jobs in the city, Truong, a college freshman at the time, moved to Richmond and, with […]
Some people come to college, get their degree and leave. That’s not Lucy Hudson (B.S.’04/H&S; B.A.’08/H&S; M.Ed.’11/E). “Sometimes I ask myself why I’m still here. It’s a hard question to answer,” says Hudson, assistant to the chair of the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and […]