University of Pennsylvania - School of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

The undergraduate division of Penn Arts and Sciences, the College is the academic home for more than 6,200 students and provides a liberal arts foundation for all Penn's undergraduates. Spanning more than 50 majors and 2,000+ courses, the College offers a unique take on the classic liberal arts education.

Graduate Division

The home of doctoral programs in the arts and sciences, with more than 30 graduate groups that award the Ph.D., as well as a number of programs leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.).

College of Liberal and Professional Studies

LPS is the home of lifelong learning at Penn, with options for high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, summer, and online studies as well as customizable professional training with courses that span across disciplines.

Arts & Sciences News

Economics Professors Receive National Science Foundation Grants

Several economics professors were awarded grants this year from the National Science Foundation, which funds research and education in science and engineering.

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Price Lab Receives Mellon Support

This grant will support digital humanities research and education.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Faculty Awarded NEH Grants

Two Penn Arts & Sciences professors have been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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Gamer Named Global Professor

Global Professorships are given to senior scholars undertaking innovative, curiosity-driven research in the humanities and social sciences.

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Duckworth and Hamilton Are Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

Since 1949, the Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania and the Governor’s Office have recognized outstanding women for their extraordinary service and contributions to Pennsylvania.

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Emily Wilson Receives MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies, has received attention worldwide as the first woman to publish an English translation of Homer’s epic poem the “Odyssey.”

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Omnia

Omnia, the premiere publication for all things Penn Arts and Sciences, features a diverse array of faculty, students, and alumni who are blazing trails on a global level.