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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 -

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WGSS honors housekeepers for Valentine’s Day

Rain and COVID-19 did not stop the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program from once again showing their appreciation […]

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Dean Kiss wins COSPAR medal; Asteroid named in his honor

In January 2021, Dr. John Z. Kiss, a space biologist and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, was […]

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Chinese Studies program to host Chinese Spring Festival

The Chinese Studies program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) has announced its lineup of events in […]

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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 -

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The Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative

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- Our Spaces -

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Eberhart Building

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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