About the College of Arts and Sciences
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.
Physics or Engineering? That is the question for many students with a gift for math and abstract thinking who enjoy complex problem solving.
For many, earning a college degree soon after graduating high school is the norm. For others, it happens at the pace of life.
Like many students, University of Louisville graduating senior Autumn Magnuson changed her major early in her college career. Originally interested in engineering, she was planning to study robotics and minor in biology. She hoped to build robots that would help scientists research undersea life.
The University of Louisville announced today it has chosen an administrator dedicated to student success through a solid grounding in a liberal arts education as the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S).
Members of the public soon will be able to access a new website aimed at improving environmental health equity in Louisville.
The University of Louisville Honors Program is part of a new nationwide collaborative aimed at training future leaders in the fields of food, climate and sustainable agriculture.
In 2022, The College of Arts and Sciences had several stellar faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students involved in a range of uniquely defined community engaged scholarship (CES) projects and activities, awarded grants from the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) to support their initiatives.
Professor Jamison works on 19th and 20th-century African American History, Public History, and the Public Humanities. Interview conducted by Dr. Glenn Crothers, Associate Professor of History
LOUISVILLE, Ky —Are you as good at doing things as you think you are? Maybe not, according to David Dunning and Justin Kruger, two social psychologists who today were named cowinners of the 2023 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for identifying a cognitive bias that causes people to overrate their own competence.
Maria Cruz, assistant professor of comparative humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences featured for her work in Duolingo
Digital technology is playing a growing role in advancing political repression across the globe, a trend that poses a threat to the world’s democracies, says a scholar who on Dec. 6 was named winner of the 2023 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
The AAPI Faculty and Staff Association and the Asian Pacific Student Union collaborated to bring the first ever UofL event featuring local AAPI-owned businesses. The event featured vendors and performances from Louisville’s AAPI community and helped to raise funds for AAPI FSA and APSU programming.
Entrepreneur sparks change for himself, others through connectivity
University of Louisville social scientist Lauren Heberle, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, and UofL students prepare to advocate for housing changes in Louisville.
The Summer Research Opportunity Program is one of several directed through UofL’s Center for Engaged Learning.
A University of Louisville researcher has won a prestigious award for his work to better understand chemical reactions — work that could help produce more efficient, cleaner and safer energy.
“Congratulations.” At first it was that simple text without context from someone that puzzled Michael Lindenberger that surprising day, but the unexpected message soon was reinforced by an excited call from his boss. He was working from home, as were several other co-workers, when the journalists learned they were Pulitzer Prize winners.
The University of Louisville announced June 30 that nine scholars have been awarded 2022-2023 Fulbright Awards. They will travel to Jordan, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Thailand, Czech Republic and Slovenia.