Dr. Steponaitis Receives Faculty Award

May 12, 2015

At the 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Dr. Vin Steponaitis was awarded the 2015 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.  His nomination for the award came from current and former graduate students who touted his generosity, his guidance, and his … Continued

Faculty Members Awarded URC Grants

May 4, 2015

We congratulate the following faculty members who have been awarded grants by the University Research Council to continue their work! Publication grant for his new book —Rasta: The Evolution of a People and Their Identity. Research grant for her project —Exploring the Impacts … Continued

Dr. Chua Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award

April 21, 2015

Assistant Professor Dr. Jocelyn Chua has received a Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  Her win was featured in an insert of the University Gazette, where her high lecture ratings and influence on students was detailed.  Congratulations, Jocelyn!

Graduate Students Given Financial Awards for 2015 and 2016

April 21, 2015

Congratulations to the following graduate students who’ve won financial awards for 2015 and 2016! Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Academic Year 2015-2016 Amelia Fiske Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Royster Society of Fellows for Academic Year 2015-2016 David Cranford Kelly Houck Werner Friedrich … Continued

Dr. Anna Agbe-Davies Authors New Book

April 16, 2015

  Dr. Anna Agbe-Davies has authored a recently published book, Tobacco, Pipes, and Race in Colonial Virginia: Little Tubes of Mighty Power, which explores the economic and social power surrounding the production and use of tobacco pipes in colonial Virginia and … Continued