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Research at the College of Arts and Science


Research, scholarship, and creative expression are at the heart of living and learning in the College of Arts & Science.

Research activities in the College span an enormous breadth of scholarly areas, from the natural sciences, to the social sciences, to the humanities and the arts—and many emerging interdisciplinary areas in between.

Research in the College of Arts and Science engages all members of this vibrant community and includes:

  • Early exposure experiences for freshmen and sophomores

  • Immersive deep-dive experiences for juniors and seniors

  • Original discovery by graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

  • Cutting-edge research by our world-renowned faculty

Other forms of scholarly and creative expression abound in the College, including acclaimed new works of art, poetry, and fiction; published books and articles in academic and popular presses; and policy and advocacy pieces addressing current problems impacting society.

Through major strategic investments by the university and through the generous support of our alumni and benefactors, the College of Arts and Science serves as a home to major centers, institutes, and initiatives that advance knowledge and impact through research, application, action, and community engagement.  


Faculty or current student? Learn more about the A&S  Office of Research