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:

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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Biology Professor Lee Dugatkin honored

Biology Professor Lee Dugatkin honored

Biology professor Lee Dugatkin received back to back honors

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Alumni Spotlight: Dillon Miles

Alumni Spotlight: Dillon Miles

A&S Alumni Spotlight on UofL employee Dillon Miles

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2014 A&S Faculty Awards

2014 A&S Faculty Awards

Congratulations to this year's honorees: Jason Gainous, Joy Hart, Jonathan Haws, Avery Kolers, David Owen, Prasanna Sahoo, Jeffrey Skinner, Lee Shai Weissbach, Jeneen Wiche, Daniel Vivian, Tracy K’Meyer, Selene Phillips, and Kaila Story. Additionally, this year we awarded the Exemplary Department Diversity Award to Political Science.

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2013 A&S Faculty Awards

2013 A&S Faculty Awards

Congratulations to this year's honorees: David Brown,Catherine Fosl, John Gilderbloom, George Higgins, Brian Leung, Robert St. Clair, Russell Vandenbroucke, Allan Futrell, Humberto Rodriguez Gutierrez, Melissa Groenewold, Tommy Parker, and to all retiring faculty. Additionally, this year we awarded the Exemplary Department Diversity Award to Communication.

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