Longtime Focused Inquiry Faculty Member, Department Chair Reflects on 14 Years of Service After more than 14 years with the Department of Focused Inquiry, Melissa Johnson, Ph.D. is leaving University College for an exciting new opportunity. We wanted to give Dr. Johnson, who was the first professor in the Department, a moment to reflect on…Read More

Two UC Faculty Members Selected as Fellows to Work With Historic African-American Cemeteries in Richmond

By lineberrywd | September 8, 2021

Two UC Faculty Members Selected as Fellows to as Fellows With Historic African-American Cemeteries in Richmond Two University College faculty members, Ywone Edwards-Ingram, Ph.D. and Micahel Rackett, Ph.D., have been selected as Collaboratory Fellows for the East End Cemetery Collaboratory for 2021-2022 to help produce scholarship that “contributes to community dialogue about our collective past.”…Read More

University College Common Book Program to Host Speaker Series on Climate Change

By lineberrywd | September 1, 2021

University College Common Book Program to Host Speaker Series on Climate Change University College’s Common Book Program will host a speaker series with scholars from the Virginia Commonwealth University community around the subject of climate change, which is the theme of the 2021-2022 VCU Common Book, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore. The times…Read More

University College creates new minor to help students build career competencies

By lineberrywd | August 23, 2021

University College creates new minor to help students build career competencies By William Lineberry lineberrywd@vcu.edu University College’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program has launched a new minor for undergraduate students at Virginia Commonwealth University that will allow them to take courses that emphasize and teach some of the most sought-after competencies employers seek when hiring recent graduates.…Read More

Welcome Back!

By lineberrywd | August 22, 2021

Welcome Back! Dear Students, Welcome back to campus! As Dean of University College, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to campus and to invite you to make the most of the programs offered by University College. Whether you are enrolled in a class offered by our Department of Focused Inquiry, one of our…Read More

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