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. 

  • UAlbany Sociologist on Fulbright Researches Residential Segregation in Turkey

    University at Albany associate professor and sociologist Samantha Friedman is in Turkey on a Fulbright Scholarship this academic year, examining residential segregation by socioeconomic status (SES) across the country’s provinces and districts and comparing it to such segregation in the United States.

  • UAlbany Study: PTSD Can Develop Even Without Memory of the Trauma

    There are many forms of memory and only some of these may be critical for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study by University at Albany psychology professor Andrew M. Poulos and colleagues, as well as researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • UAlbany's Eric Block Named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

    UAlbany chemistry professor Eric Block has been selected as a member of the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. The 2014 ACS Fellows, which were announced in today’s issue of Chemical and Engineering News, will be honored on Aug. 1.

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