College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is the University at Albany's largest academic unit and the core of its intellectual activity. It provides the general education foundation of the undergraduate curriculum and is the intellectual base for study in a wide variety of disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

With the breadth and reach of its programs, the College of Arts & Sciences plays a major role in shaping the overall quality of the learning environment at the University at Albany. The College's programs promote critical thinking and reasoning, aesthetic sensibility, and intellectual development, while providing career preparation to help students meet the challenges of the future and achieve their goals.

  • The 12th Annual Ice Cream Social

    This highly anticipated event was held on May 18, 2015, in appreciation of the excellent work that faculty and staff do throughout the year. Over 130 people attended the Ice Cream Social to celebrate and reflect on the accomplishments of the past year, as well as to relax for a bit among colleagues and friends after the final exam period and Commencement Weekend.

  • UAlbany's Lyons Wins National Award for Diversity

    Andi Lyons, director of the theatrical design and technology program at the University at Albany, recently won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) Joel E. Rubin Founder’s Award at the organization’s 55th Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Cincinnati. In addition, Lyons was recently elected to the office of Vice President for Members, Sections & Chapters at USITT.

  • UAlbany Sociologist will Investigate the Role of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Urban Redevelopment in Los Angeles

    Professor Angie Y. Chung will collaborate with social scientists from the University of Kansas - Missouri and Occidental College to evaluate how economic development driven by elite immigrants and overseas investment has impacted the workers and residents in the ethnic enclave communities of Monterey Park, California, and the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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