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CHaSS Awards 2021

Congratulations to our outstanding faculty, students and staff! Visit the awards webpage to watch the ceremony and view other videos of individual winners and nominees.

Every year we honor students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This year, we have seen exceptionally talented individuals of the CHaSS community have risen above and beyond the challenge of a global pandemic.


CHaSS Awards Page


Welcome to CHaSS

Think. Discover. Create. That’s the approach the College of Humanities and Social Sciences takes as it seeks to inspire and guide students who strive for purpose, service and critical thinking.

Did you know that CHaSS offers more than 25 majors and 40 minors? With such a wide variety of options, students can truly customize their education and leave with the skills and degree necessary to pursue their passions.

In this video our advising team give a look into much of what we have to offer.


Majors that matter

We offer a world of majors so students can transform their passion into a career.

  • American Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • English Teaching
  • Literature
  • Professional & Technical Writing
  • History or History Teaching
  • Religious Studies
Political Science
  • International Studies
  • Law & Constitutional Studies
  • Political Science
Sociology, Social Work, & Anthropology
  • Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sociology - Criminal Justice
Journalism & Communication
  • Broadcast / Electronic Media
  • Print Journalism
  • Public Relations
Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese
  • Communication Studies
  • French or French Teaching
  • German or German Teaching
  • Global Communication
  • Liberal Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy - Ethics
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish or Spanish Teaching

Mentorship focused learning

A professor helps a student with a question

Work with professors and other mentors dedicated to your growth as a researcher, thinker and informed citizen. Our Undergraduate Mentorship Program will introduce you to new skills, new knowledge and new ways of thinking.

Contact an advisor


IOGP x CHaSS present a conversation with Eli Saslow, author of Rising out of Hatred

Want to know more about Eli? He's Kind of a big deal. Eli is a celebrated & award winning journalist, author of two (almost 3) books, works for the Washington Post and won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. RSVP now to secure your spot!


Eli Saslow and ex-white nationalist Derek Black describe Derek’s upbringing, how he came to break from the white nationalist community and the best way to fight intolerance.

Alumni Lunch Series

alumni lunch series

Our Alumni Lunch Series is going digital. Learn more about how you can still partcipate from the comforts of your home on the Alumni Lunch Series page.

Upcoming Digital Event

Stay tuned for our Fall schedule. Catch recordings of any events you may have missed with our Alumni Lunch Series Playlist.