College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

Exploring Identity

AUx is a huge step in a positive direction.

I've been a student peer leader in the AUx2 course [on race, identity, and inclusion]. I love the class discussions because, with issues of identity and culture, the conversations can go in a wide variety of directions. AUx is a huge step in a positive direction, eventually having all first-year students required to come face-to-face and learn in a safe environment. At AU, I think people become more self-aware and more aware of people who are not like them. Students hopefully learn to step outside their own experiences and understand other points of view.

News & Events

Colin Saldhana sits on the AU quad.

Science ·

AU Professor Appointed New Program Director at National Science Foundation

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Cheryl Holcomb McCoy sits by a table.

Achievements ·

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Joins Deans for Impact

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Maria Rose Belding

Achievements ·

AU Student Maria Rose Belding Named CNN Hero

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Monica Jeffries Hazangeles

CAS Grad Leads Strathmore

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles (Arts Management MA '96)has been appointed Presdient and CEO of the Strathmore Music Center.

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Faculty Achievements

  • Maria Floro (economics) received $1,800,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for her three-year project "The Care Economy and Gender-Sensitive Macroeconomic Modeling for Policy Analysis."

  • "Attic Order" by David Keplinger (literature) was featured as Poetry Daily's poem for July 27, 2018.

  • More Faculty Achievements.

Incoming freshman Tamir Harper is a co-founder of UrbEd, a student-led nonprofit that advocates for students and families that are being deprived of a quality education in urban areas.

Posted by The Eagle on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Why the College of Arts & Sciences?

Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

CAS by the Numbers

CAS Graduate Students 93 percent Working, Grad School, or Both

CAS Undergraduates 82 percent Participated in an Internship

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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2015—2017.