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

Eleni Katifori Awarded an American Physical Society Early Career Award

The Katifori group's research seeks to uncover the physical principles behind the function and development of complex biological flow systems.

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Gabriel Raeburn Receives Dissertation Grant

The Ph.D. candidate was awarded funds by the National Institute of Social Sciences.

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Marsha Lester Named Browne Professor

Marsha I. Lester has been appointed the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Chemistry.

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Alums Come Together to Establish Professorship

A $1.5 million gift creates the Arifa Hasan Ahmad and Nada Al Shoaibi Presidential Professorship.

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Laurin Bixby Named Health Policy Research Scholar

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership programs connect changemakers across the country.

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Amy Offner Wins Inaugural Hunt Prize in International History

Amy Offner, Assistant Professor of History, has been awarded the inaugural Michael H. Hunt Prize in International History by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

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