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

  • Brian Daugherity
    VCU Professor Wins Major Humanities Award

    Dr. Brian Daugherity, an assistant professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences' Department of...

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  • Faculty Scholars
    Our Faculty Scholars 2013-14

    Congratulations to our Faculty Scholars for 2014, who have authored or edited a book, won...

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  • College of Humanities and Sciences
    VCU Researchers Receive Three NIJ grants

    The National Institute of Justice Grants recently awarded three grants totaling $833,036 to VCU.  VCU...

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  • Humanities Research Center
    Humanities Research Center Events

    Meet our Authors


    Members of faculty in the Humanities at VCU have an impressive record of...

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  • Dorothy Booker
    Staff Spotlight: Dorothy Booker

    Dorothy Booker has been with VCU for nearly 30 years and with the dean’s office...

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H&S Events

  • Rose O'Toole
    Wellgonomics: How You Move Matters

    A WellGonomics Workshop is scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 10:00...

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  • College of Humanities and Sciences
    Annual Crenshaw Lecture - features Megan Taylor Shockley

    November 19, 12-1:30 pm
    VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons I, II, Second Floor
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  • Hearts and Minds
    Department of History Chew & View Film Series - "Hearts and Minds (1974)"

    November 14, 1 pm
    811 S. Cathedral Place, Conference Room.

    Department of History Chew...

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  • Herschback
    Chemistry - JOHN B. FENN MEMORIAL LECTURE

    Dr. Dudley Herschbach, Nobel Laureate
    Harvard University

    Glimpses of Chemical Wizardry

    In an...

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  • Lewton
    Anthropology Speakers' Series -- Kristi L. Lewton

    The School of World Studies presents Kristi L. Lewton, Boston University School of Medicine, on...

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