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College of Arts and Sciences

The intellectual heart and soul of Syracuse University, the College of Arts and Sciences provides a highly personalized liberal arts experience, preparing students for a lifetime of success.

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Home to more than one-third of all Syracuse students, the College of Arts and Sciences houses nearly two dozen departments and three dozen interdisciplinary programs in the sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences stands as the intellectual center of Syracuse University and is committed to internationally recognized research and innovative instruction with an emphasis on disciplinary rigor, creative interdisciplinarity, as well as ethical engagement with issues of social justice and global citizenship. We engage students in a research-driven, dynamic, innovative liberal arts experience to ensure academic achievement and lifelong success.

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We welcome, support, and challenge all students in the College of Arts and Sciences to realize their fullest intellectual and personal potential. While all students are capable, active agents of their own development, we are here to assist students in defining and creating their academic pursuits and extracurricular activities to maximize their undergraduate experience and pave the way for long-term career success.

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James Hewett, Yifan Gong publish findings in Neuroscience cover story

Dina Eldawy (far left) is a double major in international relations and citizenship & civic engagement, and a member of The Renée Crown University Honors Program. Crystal Letona is a dual major in communication & rhetorical studies and policy studies.

Assistant Professor Carlos Castañeda leads studies of molecular causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Ashley O’Mara G’14, a Ph.D. candidate and teaching associate in English, will be a contestant on the March 12th episode of the long-running quiz show “Jeopardy!”

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Upcoming Events

4:00 PM

Alaji Bah, Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University

Center for Science and Technology (CST), Room 1-019

Hosted by Dr. Castaneda...

4:30 PM

Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities residency begins

Dates/Times/Locations vary. See the listings below.

Susan Schweik (University of California, Berkeley)...

4:30 PM

Welcome Reception for Susan Schweik

Goldstein Alumni & Faculty Center

Susan Schweik (University of California, Berkeley)...

3:45 PM

T.J. Jarrett in the Raymond Carver Reading Series

HBC Gifford Auditorium

Jarrett is a writer and software developer in Nashville, Tennessee.  ...

Spotlight: Cameca SX5

SU Electron Microprobe lab featuring the Cameca SX5The Syracuse University Electron Microprobe Laboratory is a user facility located in central New York.  The Cameca SXFive electron microprobe can be used to study solid materials such as glasses, minerals, bone, ceramics, metals, etc.—essentially any material that will not evaporate can be imaged and analyzed.