College Flag 100x80The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth University, and houses the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The College of Humanities and Sciences is home to two schools and nineteen departments and programs listed below. Seven of the twelve largest undergraduate majors are in the Humanities and Sciences. Nearly 60% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in The College of Humanities and Sciences. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

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    Students from College win University Awards

    Seven students from the College received awards at the annual VCU Leadership & Service Awards. Students presented...

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    Historic Slave Manuscript Revived and Digitized

    Fields Cook was born into slavery on a Virginia plantation in 1817, and...

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    College of Humanities and Sciences Honors Faculty, Staff, and Retirees

    The College of Humanities and Sciences recently held its Faculty and Staff Awards...

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    College Welcomes New Director of HR

    Michael Dixon joins the College of Humanities and Sciences from the County of Henrico where...

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    College of Humanities and Sciences Honors Faculty Scholarship

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H&S Events

    School of World Studies Fourth Foreign Languages Poetry Reading

    Tuesday, April 18
    5:00-6:30 PM
    Hibbs Auditorium 403

    School of World Studies...

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    Blake Lecture: Ghosts and the Conversion of Europe

    Thursday, April 20
    7:30 PM
    James Branch Cabell Library, Room 303
    901 Park Ave., Richmond,...

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    Humanitarianism x Environmentalism

    Wednesday, April 19
    7-9 PM
    Academic Learning Commons Room 1107
    1000 Floyd Ave

    The...

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    Objects of Devotion: Religion at the Nation's History Museum

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    4:00PM
    Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue


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