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College of Arts and Sciences

Connections that Matter: A&S’ spring magazine reflects on the connections that have bonded alumni, faculty and students over the last century.

As the home of the liberal arts at Syracuse University, A&S is a community that celebrates the joy in learning from the perspectives, cultures and diversity of people everywhere. Through a broad scope of academic programs and co-curricular opportunities, students graduate with the flexibility and creativity to take on today’s social, economic and political challenges.

Hall of Languages.

The Numbers


outstanding faculty members


designation recognizing "very high research activity"


outstanding faculty members


designation recognizing "very high research activity"

Current A&S News
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Community Engagement

A&S Linguistics Students Bring Scholarship into the Community

In Professor Amanda Brown’s Linguistics at Work class, students produced demos to teach people of all ages in Central New York about linguistics and language acquisition, processing and use.

An artist's concept of a tidal disruption event (TDE) that happens when a star passes fatally close to a supermassive black hole, which reacts by launching a relativistic jet.

Research News

Scientists Spin Up a New Way to Unlock Black Hole Mysteries

A&S physicist Eric Coughlin co-authored a study in Nature that details how observations of a wobbling disk following a tidal disruption event can be used to estimate black hole spin.

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Student Success

A&S Advising Honored for International Student Success

The team received the NAFSA Campus Internationalization award for their innovative initiative which offers customized programming to international students to boost their confidence in academics and career development.

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