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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Arts and Sciences congratulates its newly admitted students and graduating seniors! It is a privilege to be part of so many lives. The A&S connection unites faculty, students, and alumni across disciplines and across the country. Through the transformative power of the liberal arts, students and alumni at every point of their academic journeys gain the intellectual foundation for a life well-lived.

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Welcome, new students!

Congratulations on being accepted into the accomplished Arts and Sciences family. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can't wait to meet you. Eager to jump into the A&S experience? Watch student videos for a glimpse into their lives. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube... and see you in August!

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2019 Commencement Information

Graduating students, you’ve earned this public recognition of your accomplishments. Don’t miss your moment of Commencement Weekend!

  • Doctoral hooding ceremony Friday, May 10 at 5 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium
  • Bachelor’s degree convocation (A&S and Maxwell) Saturday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m., Carrier Dome
  • Master’s degree convocation May 11 at 2 p.m., Setnor Auditorium


Top News

Megan Phan '17, Jacob Urban '18 practice social responsibility after graduation

Melissa Whipps to increase 'volume, scope, success' of grant proposals

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School offer two web series, "A Day in the Life" and "the Liberal Arts Experience," so you can learn more about what it is really like to study and live at Syracuse University.

Get a bird’s-eye view of our red-tailed hawk family, thanks to a new camera system donated by Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90. Plus, check out our page’s new Top 10 Facts and other hawk-related content.

Ally Peyton '21 shares the corporate experience she gained as part of the Winston Fisher seminar.

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Upcoming Events

9:00 AM

Digital Humanities Research Symposium

Room 500, Hall of Languages

Upcoming key event with multiple co-sponsorship:...

10:00 AM

How to Tell Your Community's Story

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library

Michelle Caswell (University of California, Los Angeles)Samip Mallick (South Asian American Digital Archive)...

12:45 PM

From Boccaccio to Pico, and Garibaldi: The Virtual Humanities Lab at Brown University

Spector Room, 608 Bird Library

Massimo Riva (Brown University)...

3:45 PM

Karan Mahajan Reading

Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall

Readings begin at 5:30pm in Gifford Auditorium and are preceded by a question and answer session from 3:45pm - 4:40pm. Open to the public....


Read our noteworthy page for more information about these and other accomplishments from the Arts and Sciences community.

And the Winner Is ...  (posted 04-24-2019)

A&S dominates year-end award ceremonies.

In the News (posted 04-24-2019)

A snapshot of recent faculty media coverage.

A&S Leads Fight Against ALS (posted 04-24-2019)

Faculty and alumni take aim at the crippling neurological disease.

Dear Science and Religion: We Need to Talk (posted 04-23-2019)

Biologist Jason Wiles believes science and religion are compatible.