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Craig Wansink, VWC Professor of Religious Studies and the Joan P. and Macon F. Brock, Jr. Director of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom, has been selected by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) to receive a 2017 Tidewater Humanitarian Award.  The Humanitarian Awards honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. The 53rd presentation of VCIC’s Humanitarian Awards will be held on Thursday, March 30, at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.  For more information, visit