Students

Three-time alumna wins prestigious history award.
Army vet set to graduate with PoliSci major after finding acceptance, support at UofL
Welcomed in 2018 on the condition he would keep up his grades, Kridos graduates this month with his bachelor’s in political science. He credits his parents and UofL’s dedication to every student’s success for giving him the second chance he needed to make his dreams come true.
‘UofL is in my DNA:’ Graduate earns his degree while serving as a Los Angeles police officer
Before he had the chance to finish his degree at UofL, Louisville native William Dorsey Jones Jr. moved to Los Angeles in the spring of 2006 to pursue a career in entertainment. While he was out there, he found another passion – service.
‘It’s been a wild ride:’ UofL students reflect on graduating in the middle of a global pandemic
Undergraduate research showcase goes virtual
Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences funds undergraduate research awards in two categories – Undergraduate Mentored Research and Creative Activities and Medical Education Research. Posters and abstracts from the 2020 undergraduate research showcase can be viewed on the University Libraries' ThinkIR website.
View our first ever virtual Undergraduate Arts & Research Showcase
The Arts and Research Showcase is an annual event that spotlights the research and creative activities of undergraduate students from all disciplines.
A&S Study Abroad Photo Contest 2020 Winners
The Arts & Sciences Office of Advising and Student Services, and our cosponsor Murphy's Camera, are excited to announce the winners of the 2020 A&S Study Abroad Photo Contest!
Theatre Arts student stars in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s ‘A Christmas Carol’
Kala Ross, a graduate student earning her MFA in performance in UofL’s Department of Theatre Arts, scored a highly competitive and coveted role in the cast. She’s playing the characters of Belle and Mrs. Fred, as well as a member of the ensemble.
Congratulations to A&S graduate student Eric Shoemaker for publishing an article!
Eric Shoemaker is a second-year student in the Humanities Ph.D. Program and a University Fellow. He is a poet, a translator of Federico García Lorca, and is working towards a dissertation focusing on magical poetics and the creation of community and lineage through writing. A paper Eric wrote for one of his courses at U of L is being published in the journal Signs and Society in November: Congratulations, Eric!
Environmental Studies student is a 2019 Fulbright Scholar
Sanders graduated from UofL in May of 2019 as a double major in Anthropology and Environmental Studies with a minor in Russian Studies. Prior to receiving the Fulbright award, she was named a Vogt and honors scholar and received both the Anthropology and Liberal Arts departments’ Awards of Merit.
Fulbrights: Breaking 100!
Eleven recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates have earned 2019 Fulbright scholarships, a prestigious international award coveted by many high-achieving scholars. That means all but one of the twelve 2019 UofL Fulbrights got their degrees from A&S. Since 2000, A&S has produced an impressive 101 Fulbright scholars!
Political science major earns coveted spot at national gathering
UofL freshman and political science major Quintez Brown is already making quite an impact. So much so, even former President Barack Obama has taken notice.
A&S student Evan Gora to speak at Dec. 14 winter commencement
The University of Louisville’s winter commencement will be 7 p.m. Dec.14 at the downtown KFC Yum! Center. Of the more than 1,300 students on track to graduate this semester, 875 plan to take part in the ceremony.
Middle Eastern Studies alum awarded $25,000 Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship
Dever, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic, is funding much of his graduate education through the Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship — a UofL College of Arts and Sciences prize that provides up to $25,000 for graduate study in the United Kingdom.
UofL student and alum secure local nonprofit’s largest donation ever
These gifts are thanks to the work of two Cardinals: Patrick Reeder, a political science student and Jonas Bastien, a recent political science alum.
A&S grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends
Best friends. Roommates. Louisvillians. McConnell Scholars. Those are just a few of things Christian Bush, Kyle Hilbrecht and Robert Gassmanhave in common.
Double scholarship awards for Political Science major Devin Brown
UofL grad ‘speechless’ from winning Fulbright and Critical Language Scholarship in the same year. Devin Brown will study at Azerbaijan University of Languages as a Critical Language Scholar before embarking on his Fulbright scholarship in the fall semester.
Fulbright winner credits collegial collaboration
A&S Students win academia’s most coveted scholarships
Scholars from the University of Louisville have once again earned some of the most prominent awards in academia. This year (2018) has been especially impressive due to the large number of scholarships, as well as the level of prestige/academic study associated with these awards. Congratulations to all of our winners and their mentors.
A banner year at Portfolio Day!
More than 150 people turned out for the morning review at our Portfolio Day on April 20th—our largest attendance to date.