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Welcome Ravi Perry

Welcome to new Associate Professor Ravi Perry!  A native of Toledo, Ohio, Dr. Ravi K. Perry holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University, each in political science. Perry’s broad research interests focus on an evolving and prolific take on issues facing African-­Americans in the United States. […]

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On the Campaign Trail With Allie Reckendorf

Dr. Allie Reckendorf is currently in New Hampshire, visiting with the various presidential campaigns in preparation for a new intersession course, Political Campaigns and Communication, to be offered this December/January. The course will take students to NH for some real-world experience, observation, and analysis while the campaigns are in full swing. Dr. Reckendorf has visited […]

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Pi Sigma Alpha Spring Induction Ceremony

Pi Sigma Alpha Spring Induction Ceremony 2015

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Student Spotlight: Lena Sinanian

POLI student Lena Sinanian, who presented her research on microfinance and the development of a micro-credit card at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago last weekend.

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SPECIAL EVENT: The parents of missing Mexican students speak out

April 3 2 pm MCALC room 2201 The “Ayotzinapa parents” will hold a question and answer session on Friday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. in MCALC 2201 It has now been half a year since 43 college students in Iguala, Mexico were detained by local police officers and then handed over to a drug cartel, […]

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Advocacy, Activism and its Impact on Politics: Stories From Inside the Real House of Cards

March 30 7 pm Academic Learning Commons 1107 Alexander Nicholson is the current Legislative Director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, an interest group that works with Congress to combat military suicides, to end the VA backlog, to lower veteran unemployment rates, to defend the GI Bill, and to create a better environment for […]

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Jason Arnold NPR Interview

The interview will air on WCVE 88.9 FM at 4 p.m. on Saturday, and then on RADIO IQ (WVTF) 92.5 FM at 1 p.m. on Sunday. It will also be streaming here  

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Is Iraq Lost? If So, Who Lost It?

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18th Academic Learning Commons, Room 2104. Former Obama administration intelligence official to speak on Iraq David Gompert, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence for the U.S. government, will visit VCU to deliver a lecture on Iraq. Gompert, who is now a distinguished visiting professor for national security studies at the […]

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What’s in a Name? IS, ISIS, ISIL, or Daish in the New Middle East

 If you missed Professors Newmann Saladino, Topoushian, and Totah at this event, catch the new video here! Click to watch video

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New H&S Scholarship Website

The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with information and an online application process for the over 100 scholarship opportunities we offer to currently enrolled students. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. This system will offer a more student-centric experience, streamlines our administrative […]

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