Welcome

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.

Learn more about what we do in our 2015-16 Year in Review.

Rodney the Ram visits the Focused Inquiry Expo, May 2, 2018 Focused Inquiry Contests Awards Ceremony, Student Commons, May 5, 2018 Focused Inquiry Expo, Poster Presentations in the Student Commons, May 5, 2018

Upcoming Events

  • New Faculty FI Orientation August 16, 2018 at 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Fall Institute August 17, 2018 at 8:30 am – 5:00 pm MCALC 2100
  • VCU New Faculty Orientation August 22, 2018
  • Fall Classes Begin August 23, 2018
  • Faculty Work Plans Due September 4, 2018

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Contact: staufferph@vcu.edu

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