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 seventeen departments and programs listed below. Eight 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

  • Scholarship Opportunities
    New H&S Scholarship Website

    The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website,, with...

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  • Humanities Research Center
    Humanities Center Grants Announced

    The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the award of sixteen $1000 Humanities Research Grants...

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    Ev Worthington Co-Writes New Book

    Everett Worthington, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-wrote a book with Jennifer Ripley...

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    New Book By Psychology Professor

    A new book co-authored by Faye Belgrave, professor and doctoral student in the Department of...

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  • Rivera_Maria
    Faculty Spotlight: Maria Rivera

    Maria Rivera, associate professor in the Department of Biology, recently co-edited a new book titled, Metagenomics...

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H&S Events

  • Margot Canaday
    HRC Speaker Series: Margot Canaday

    January 23 
    Richmond Salons I-II, Student Commons

    Professor Margot Canaday, Department of History,...

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  • hurd_dunn
    Visiting Writers Series: Stephen Dunn & Barbara Hurd

    January 29
    7 pm
    Scott House

    Stephen Dunn Lines of Defense Barbara Hurd Putting an Ear to...

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  • carolyn finney
    2014-15 STS Lecture Series: Carolyn Finney

    April 10
    6:00 - 7:30 pm
    Academic Learning Commons, Room 1201

    Carolyn Finney, Assistant Professor...

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  • Tarynn Witten
    2014-15 STS Lecture Series: Tarynn Witten

    February 25
    3:30 - 5:00 pm
    Student Commons Forum Room

    Tarynn Witten, VCU
    “Is It...

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