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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    Three Join Dean's Office Staff

    Three familiar faces from the College of Humanities and Sciences will be joining the Dean's...

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  • PresidentialResearch Quest Fund Awardees
    Four From the College Receive PeRQ Awards

    Four faculty members from the College of Humanities and Sciences have been selected to receive funding through...

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    Jen Elswick Joins Dean's Staff as Webmaster

    The College is delighted to introduce Jen Elswick as the new webmaster for the College...

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    Physics Grad Wins Young Investigator Award

    Anita Olsen, who graduated in May with her Ph.D. in nanoscience with a primary training...

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  • Book Collecting Contest Winners
    Book Collecting Contest Winners Honored

    The Department of English's inaugural Book Collecting Contest presented awards May 3 to two recipients. Read More

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H&S Events

  • bee coston Hosts Twitter Town Hall
    Twitter Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality

    Thursday, May 24
    2-3 p.m

    Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections...

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  • Image of fountain pen pointing at the word "Research" in a dictionary
    Political Science Student Research Conference

    Friday, April 20
    8:00am – 6:30pm

    VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of...

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  • Alexandrian Society Lecture
    Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump

    Tuesday, April 24
    2 PM

    FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE TO WAKANDA: Race, Racism, and Identity in...

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  • Bernard Means
    Meet VCU's Authors: Bernard Means

    Wednesday April 25, 2018
    7:00 pm

    Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology
    On the Rooftop...

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