School of Arts & Sciences

Home of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences at Penn, with 27 academic departments and a faculty of nearly 500 world-renowned scholars.

College of Arts & Sciences

Graduate Division

Professional and Liberal Education

Mercury Rising: A Q&A on Climate Change with Alain Plante (VIDEO)

The soil expert uses biogeochemistry to better understand the delicate balance of the carbon cycle.

An Overarching Vision

Visual Studies majors look at all the ways we see.

Playing with the Volume

Students experiment with sound, theatre technique, and interdisciplinary learning.

2014 Alumni Weekend 60-Second Slam (VIDEO)

Faculty, students, and alumni provide quick expert takes on topics ranging from urban development in ancient Rome to movie franchise reboots.