College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

New Leadership Driving Change in Education

I am an early childhood educator and counselor at heart.

Holcomb-McCoy, AU's new School of Education Dean, comes to AU from Johns Hopkins University, where she was recognized nationally for her research, excellence in teaching, and exemplary service. At AU, she is developing new curricula and building bridges to school districts and education industries around the globe. Learn more about how Holcomb-McCoy and her students are making an impact within major education policy organizations.

News & Events

Women in Incubator

Science ·

When Science Meets Business

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Author James Hannaham

Literature ·

The Visiting Writers Series: Thirty-seven Years of Literary Inspiration

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Student Life ·

Good Night, Sleep Right Baby: Student’s Nonprofit Helps Her Home City

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CAS in the News

  • U.J. Sofia (physics) received $152,905 (year one of expected five-year project totaling $1,223,311) from NASA for “Investigations in Astrobiology: The Origins of Water and Pre-Biotic Organics.”

  • John Willoughby (economics) received $421,223 from Open Society Foundations for "Proposal to Support the Organizational Strengthening of the Program for Gender Analysis of the Economy."

  • Please see more student, alumni, staff, and faculty achievements.

Why the College of Arts & Sciences?

Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

CAS by the Numbers

CAS Graduate Students 93 percent Working, Grad School, or Both

CAS Undergraduates 82 percent Participated in an Internship

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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2014—2016.