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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

Recent News

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    VCU ROTC Excels in the Cadet Ranger Challenge

    VCU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program in the Department of Military Science has been...

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    CHS staff honored

    Congratulations to the following College of Humanities and Sciences staffers who received awards at the...

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    Chemistry Students Win at Health Hacks

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H&S Events

  • Rachel Gross
    The Jewish Deli Revival: Buying and Selling American Jewish Nostalgia

    November 26, 2018
    6:00 p.m.
    Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107

    Speaker: Rachel Gross, Ph.D. Read More

  • Aren Aizura
    Transgender Vlogs on Thailand: Transnational Imaginaries of Gender Reassignment Surgery

    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    4:00 p.m.
    Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250)
    Cabell Library, 901...

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  • Mona Haydar
    Demystifying the Muslim Dress Code: Identity Negotiations and Resistance Among Muslim Women

    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    4:00 pm
    Richmond Salons I & II
    University Student Commons, 907...

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    Does Luck Affect the Moral Life?

    November 29
    7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    VCU Academic Learning Commons
    Room 2104c

    A...

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  • Brooke Newman
    Meet VCU's Authors: Brooke Newman

    Thursday, December 6, 2018
    4:00 p.m.
    Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250)
    Cabell Library, 901...

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