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Fall 2020 Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual or Face-to-Face Appointments

Please contact the staff member you'd like to meet with for more information.

The door to Foust 105 remains locked so you will need to phone our front desk upon arrival to gain admittance.

Shield Our Spartans

As we continue learning more about COVID-19, we are steadily making progress in developing detailed action plans that balance student success, instructional requirements, and the hallmarks of the collegiate experience with the safety and wellbeing of our campus community.

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Q&A with Dean Kiss

The College of Arts and Sciences promotes discovery and learning by students and faculty in the sciences, the humanities, and the arts. The College empowers students to succeed by embracing the challenges of a complex, changing world.

Learn more from the college’s Dean, Dr. John Kiss.

- What's Happening -

Physics professor published in Science Magazine

Dr. Alicia Aarnio, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is one of the authors of a new article […]

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New faculty join the College of Arts & Sciences

This academic year (2020-2021), 13 new tenure-stream faculty are joining the College of Arts & Sciences. They come to UNC […]

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Research explores free people of color in the early South

The history of race relations in the U.S. South often tends to be viewed from a strict Black-White binary. Most […]

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Diversity & Inclusiveness

The College of Arts and Sciences aims to build an inclusive community by offering a variety of educational opportunities, disseminating related information, and promoting and co-sponsoring activities.

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Political Science

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- Centers & Networks -

Center for Community-Engaged Design

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- Our Spaces -

Greenhouse Facilities

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Message from the Dean

"No matter where your career takes you, it will be important to remain flexible and confident of your ability to succeed throughout your working life."
- Dr. John Z. Kiss

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Dr. Kiss' academic appointment is as Professor of Biology. His research focuses on the gravitational and space biology of plants, and he has published 104 peer-reviewed papers. Read his academic biography and more about his research on his directory page.

Student Excellence

Students in a third-year Interior Archicture design studio recently focused on the interaction between sound, material, and space. Using mostly found materials, they created sound machines designed to respond to specific environments.

Teaching Excellence

Dr. Carmen Sotomayor: Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award

Research Excellence

Olav Rueppell: UNCG Senior Research Excellence Award