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Light The Way

The campaign for earned achievement at UNC Greensboro

The College of Arts & Sciences is the largest academic unit at UNCG. We've identified three funding priorities to help advance our mission to serve students and the community.

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 -

In Photos: Screening of Fred Chappell documentary

  On Friday, November 5, UNC Greensboro’s MFA Writing Program and Department of Media Studies hosted a special sneak-preview screening […]

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A history of African American Studies at UNCG

  On September 29, 2021, UNC Greensboro’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program was presented with the Dean’s […]

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CAS faculty recognized

Keith Debbage (Geography, Environment, and Sustainability professor) was the keynote speaker at the 7th International Conference on “Innovative (Eco-) Technology, […]

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- Upcoming Events -

Dr. Cook

March 29, 2022

Dr. Lisa Cook

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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- Our Spaces -

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Ferguson 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