The School of Arts and Sciences encompasses the major academic areas of the Humanities and Arts, the Social Sciences, and the Natural and Physical Sciences. The 18 academic departments in Arts & Sciences provide outstanding training for undergraduate and graduate students in core disciplines. Additional educational opportunities are offered through other programs, including interdisciplinary work that involves faculty from multiple departments.

Arts and Sciences News

Talk explores ‘Hidden American Histories of World War II’

Rochester researchers on team behind new gamma ray observatory

New approach uses “twisted light” to increase the efficiency of quantum cryptography systems

What drives humans to explore the unknown?

Russell Peck to receive award from Medieval Academy of America

Late Poet Laureate helped celebrate Plutzik Centennial

A close call of 0.8 light years

Curious monkeys share our thirst for knowledge

An extra protein gives naked mole rats more power to stop cancer

Rochester choreographers receive Lillian Fairchild Award for commitment to community

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