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College of Arts and Sciences

Melanie Bloom Named CAS Interim Dean

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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 interests with a major that enriches your life and indulges your curiosities, while also putting you on a path to a successful career.

Two people pick beans off a garden trellis

Service Learning at the Tri-Faith Garden

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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, globalization (war, immigration, nationalism), strategic deterrence and assurance, healthcare and mental health, human rights, social and economic inequality, women’s and gender issues, analytics and data science.

A photo of Black students exiting President Kirk Naylor's office following a protest in 1969

Charting a Path: From 'Omaha 54' to 50 Years of Black Studies

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Arts and Sciences Dean Boocker to Step Down

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