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The Department of Focused Inquiry offers small, seminar-style classes for first- and second-year students as part of the core curriculum at VCU. Our interdisciplinary faculty strives to foster curiosity about the world at large through inquiry-based, community-engaged, and experiential learning.


Upcoming Events

  • Faculty Office Hours with Melissa and Mike May 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm See weekly UC newsletter for Zoom link
  • Final Grades Due--Department Deadline--10 pm May 16, 2021
  • FI Department Council May 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Annual Reports Due June 1, 2021
  • Common Book Discussions August 16, 2021

Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Focused Inquiry

Harris Hall, 5th Floor
1015 Floyd Avenue
Box 842015
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2015

Phone: 804-827-0838

Updated: 6/11/2019

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