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 2017–2018 Year-End Report.

VCU Focused Inquiry Expo 2019 — Wednesday, May 1, VCU Student Commons — #FIExpoRodney the Ram visits the Focused Inquiry Expo, May 2, 2018Focused Inquiry Contests Awards Ceremony, Student Commons, May 5, 2018Focused Inquiry Expo, Poster Presentations in the Student Commons, May 5, 2018

Upcoming Events

  • GenEd 30 May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Faculty Year-End Reports Due--Word files June 1, 2019
  • Common Book Discussion Groups August 19, 2019
  • VCU Family Weekend October 4, 2019 – October 6, 2019
  • VCU Open House for Prospective Students October 5, 2019

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Contact: staufferph@vcu.edu

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