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VCU Department of History presents “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” at this Friday’s Chew & View - Oct.3. Bring your lunch and eat while you watch. Full fall schedule here—> http://ow.ly/Ca6aG.
Getting ready for VCU Broad Street to start, come by and see us today! #vcu #vcuchs

Calling all wanderlusters! Don’t forget to vote in @studyabroadvcu ‘s annual photo contest featuring all the incredible travels of our students. You have until Sunday 9/28 to vote on their Facebook page and Instagram (@studyabroadvcu) simply by liking your favorite shots. Shown is student Robert Scott enjoying a mountaintop lunch with friends near the tiny village of Tsdo in #Georgia. #goexplore #vcu #studyabroad #VCUreal #wanderlust #travel (at facebook.com/studyabroadvcu)

1972 “Illustrated Map of the Fan” by Randall Spencer, Curtis Wilson and Ed Slipek via Volume 4, Issue 1 of VCU’s student newspaper, The Commonwealth Times. 
Published since 1969, the independent student newspaper, The Commonwealth Times, is fully accessible online. Hard copies are available in the Special Collections and Archives department, James Branch Cabell Library. See current issues.
Another beautiful day on campus! #vcu
Check out our new Humanities Research Center online for more events and information.

Congratulations to the students who received scholarships from VCU Staff Senate last week! Four out of the five students awarded scholarships have majors in the College:

1.) Megan Bray, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s studies, vcu-gsex
2.) Fidelia Igwe, African American studies, vcuafam
3.) Lisa Neumann, International studies, VCU School of World Studies
4.) Kevin Sinh, Physical Exercise and Education Science, Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

The scholarship funds were raised through the 10th annual Marquita Aguilar Scholarship Walk-A-Thon held on April 10 and presented to recipients on Sept. 23. The scholarship and walk-a-thon was founded by Marquita Aguilar, director of the Great Place Initiative for the College.

“I’m very thankful to have the opportunity to attend a university that cares about me and my success,” said Fidelia Igwe, scholarship recipient. “I’m grateful that VCU cares enough to create a Caring University Scholarship so I’m able to graduate.” 

Read more at VCU News.



Name: Martin Charles Townes

Age: 30

Major: Anthropology

Minor: Business

Favorite Quote: “History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of human geography. The role of history is…

Richmond Flying Squirrels mascot, Nutzy, riding around at VCU Broad Street Mile.

From Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 there are a lot of events you can participate in to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2014! — Presented by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

The CT has outlined a timeline of the most fundamental facts of a globally important issue that, even all the way across the Atlantic, hits close to home for many students on VCU’s campus.


"You can do a lot with them pedagogically because they’re such well-known stories. But mostly American students know the Disney versions which are very different from the original," he said. "So when they read, for example, in ‘The Frog Prince,’ that the princess actually doesn’t kiss the frog, she throws him against the wall and tries to kill him, and then he turns into a prince and he crawls into bed with her. That’s the original Grimm Brothers’ version. There’s a lot there you can talk about."  - Robert Godwin-Jones, Ph.D., a professor of German and international studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences' School of World Studies, is taking a deeper look at the Grimm’s Brothers fairy tales

Check out our Student Newsletter for the beginning of September — travel award info., events, news, & featured student organizations.

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