Herndon with Representative Torres

Political Science major interns in Washington, D.C.

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Your life is defined by your passion.

In the College of Arts and Sciences, we’re passionate about the courses we teach, the research we do, and the discussions that result. We’re passionate about the impact a liberal arts education can have on your life and career. You have the opportunity to pursue your passion with a major that enriches your life and indulges your curiosities, while also putting you on a path to a successful career.

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Human Rights Week September 24 - October 2

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Departments & Programs

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences as well as interdisciplinary programs that combine these perspectives to prepare our students to address the world's greatest challenges--climate change and sustainability, ethics, function and dysfunction of the U.S. government, globalization (war, immigration, nationalism), strategic deterrence and assurance, healthcare and mental health, human rights, race relations, social and economic inequality, religious persecution, women’s and gender issues and the politics of sexual identity, water quality, and analytics and data science.

European Studies Conference presents Mehnaz Afridi, “Muslims and the Holocaust: Challenges, Cooperation and Transformations”

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Samantha Sack interns in Basel, Switzerland, and Boston, MA.

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