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 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,, , , , 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 former Mathematical Association of America president will venture beyond length, width and depth to discuss “The Fourth Dimension and the People You Meet There” during an April 11 lecture at the University of Louisville.
Theatre Arts graduate students Kala Ross and Lashondra Hood won first place in the regional finals in South Carolina for the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
A University of Louisville alumna who found what she calls her “legitimate love” for fashion design in the theatre arts program’s costume shop will compete on the new season of Bravo’s “Project Runway” beginning March 14.
Last month, the YMCA of Greater Louisville recognized Wallace for her work teaching, along with Marian Vasser, UofL’s director of diversity education and inclusive excellence. The two women were honored as Black Achievers by the organization, along with 25 others in the community.
A March 7 economic development forum focused on west Louisville will examine the role of the arts and revitalization efforts to boost economic development.
Khaldoun Almousily, a Professor in Classical & Modern Languages, wants his students to be global students so they can study, live and work abroad. He says engagement is the key to a successful semester.
Theatre Arts kicks off “A Piece of My Heart,” Thursday, a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam. The play portrays each young woman before, during and after her tour in the war-torn jungle and ends as each leaves a personal token at The Wall in Washington.
University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi will talk about “The Liberal Arts in a Global Economy” in a free, public lecture March 5.
searchers include Catherine (Cate) Fosl, MSW, PhD, co-director of CCTSJR, director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Lora Haynes, PhD, associate professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences; Kelly Kinahan, PhD, AICP, assistant professor, Department of Urban and Public Affairs; and Jamie Beard, administrative assistant, Anne Braden Institute.
Mr. Chris Tipton (double major in Biology and Psychology) and Ms. Masden Griffiths (Political Science) earned the honors for their work, involvement, and investment in the University of Louisville.
McClain is a senior Women's & Gender Studies and Sociology major from Lexington. She found her passion for social justice while at UofL. "UofL is a place you can find yourself."
Theatre Arts opens “Almost, Maine” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Thrust Theatre, a show Lauren Dobbs promises is “magic, a little bit surprising and a little bit different.”
More than 300 literary scholars, critics and writers from around the world are expected at the University of Louisville for the Feb. 21-23 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900.
From animation to restored classics to contemporary dramas, the University of Louisville’s French Film Festival offers free, public screenings of eight films Jan. 31-March 2, 2019 at UofL and Speed Art Museum.
Dr. Richard M. Davitt Professor Emeritus of the Department of Mathematics passed away January 17, 2019.
Horses and hands, verses and feet. The University of Louisville is issuing a call to the poets to enter the starting gate for the inaugural “Hands and Feet: A Poetry Derby,” set for April 22, 2019 at the Kentucky Derby Museum.