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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H&S Events

    HRC Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

    <em>Tuesday September 12, 2017</em>

    A Public Reading by Junot Díaz, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize...

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    HRC Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

    Monday September 25, 2017

    Professor Emerita of Religious Art and Cultural History
    and Haub...

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    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


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