College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHSS Events


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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Alternative Breaks Application Deadline- Spring Break

Social Action and Integrative Learning

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Alternative Break programs are collaboratively designed by students and staff to address social issues through education and service learning. Alternative Break teams face challenging issues such as discrimination, inadequate housing, hunger, and poverty. Students emerge from these experiences transformed with new ideas, world views, and experiences that they apply to the world around them. Please visit our website to learn more about the programs and how to apply!

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