University of Pennsylvania - School of Arts & 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

Statement from Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Update on Robert Schuyler

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Roger Allen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Professor Emeritus of Arabic and Comparative Literature received the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding.

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Anthea Butler Project Receives a $1 Million Grant From the Henry Luce Foundation

Butler co-directs the project with scholars from Princeton University and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Melissa Sanchez Receives MLA Recognition

Her book received an honorable mention for the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies.

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Two From Penn Arts & Sciences Named 2020 Schwarzman Scholars

Yixi (Cecilia) Wang, C’20, W’20, and Annie Sun, C’19, have received the Schwarzman Scholarship, which funds a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Simone White Named Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor

Simone White has been named the Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor of English.

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