About the College of Arts and Sciences

The Heart of the University of Louisville!

As UofL's largest academic unit, the College of Arts & Sciences offers a diverse range of opportunities from over 30 departments and programs in the natural and physical sciences, the social and behavioral sciences, and the arts and humanities. A degree from Arts & Sciences provides a solid foundation upon which to build future academic, professional and personal successes.

Our students learn how to think critically; but they don’t just think, they do. They explore, create, research, communicate, collaborate, and meaningfully engage in the world around them. As a result, graduates of UofL’s College of Arts & Sciences are adaptable, innovative, and highly attuned problem-solvers. They are lifelong learners who are well-equipped for the work force and primed to make significant contributions to their chosen professions and respective communities.

Read more about some of our most successful students, faculty and programs:

A Successful Public History Job Search Workshop

Kudos to Profs. Daniel Vivian and Lara Kelland, Department of History, for coordinating a successful “Public History Job Search: A One-Day Workshop for Graduate Students"

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2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair

2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Prof. G.B. Hammond has been named a 2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair. The award is among the Fulbright Scholar Program’s most prestigious and typically is given to fewer than 50 educators each year.

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A&S Welcomes 17 new tenured and tenure-track faculty into its ranks

On August 21, 2014, the College of Arts and Sciences welcomed 17 new tenured and tenure-track faculty into 10 different departments at a dinner at the Frazier Historical Museum.

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Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Farrell

Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Farrell

Alexandra Farrell is a 2013 graduate of the University of Louisville. She earned her BA in Spanish and Philosophy. She is currently a 10th grade Spanish teacher for Denver School of Science and Technology.

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