College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


Fall for the Book: Dr. Jeffrey Arnett, Psychologist and Author of Emerging Adulthood

Center for the Advancement of Well-Being

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Harris Theater

In the newest edition of his book, Emerging Adulthood, Dr. Jeffrey Arnett explores the unique challenges and experiences of 18-29 year-olds in America. He investigates social class issues, relations with parents, and problems facing emerging adults, including substance abuse and mental health. Learn more about the latest research on this important and unique time of life!

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Thirty Years After the Nobel: James Buchanan’s Virginia Political Economy


Thursday, October 6, 2016
2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III

Thirty years ago, in October 1986, James M. Buchanan was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics “for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making.” His contributions in these areas as well as those in methodology, social philosophy, public policy economics, and political science continue to have a lasting influence on scholarship today.

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