Arts and Sciences

University of Cincinnati’s College of Arts and Sciences enrolls over 7,500 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students, making the college the mainstay of an urban, thriving top-25 research university in a city with eight Fortune 500 companies and countless industries, start-ups, and non-profits. Because of the breadth and depth of our 65+ academic programs, we are able to provide an unparalleled offering of interdisciplinary opportunities in order to allow our students to think creatively about how they can address local and global challenges. Our promise is to provide an educational experience, an alumni network, and unparalleled student services that our students cannot get anywhere else.



Takuya Konishi demonstrating his thoughts

UC Biology Professor Links Mosasaurs To Killer Whales

Takuya Konishi says prehistoric mosasaurs hunted similarly tokiller whales. Konishi likened the mosasaur to an “ugly duckling,” thateventually became the predatory orca.  His findings have been presented oninternational news outlets such as BBC and FOX News. He will present thisresearch this month at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology conference.

Read more on Konishi’s findings


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UC College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Receive 40 Under Forty Award

Six A&S graduates were awarded the Cincinnati Business Courier’sClass of 2018 40 Under Forty Award for achievements in career andimpacts in community. The annual award is given to 40 nominees underage 40. From entrepreneurship to event production, these graduatesutilized their liberal arts degrees to succeed.

Meet the awardees >


Biology Day 2018

The College of Arts & Sciences Will Foster New STEM Program For High School Seniors

UC’s Department of Biological Sciences will host public high school seniors and teachers for a three-week bio-engineering camp next summer. The program, funded by National Science Foundation’s donation of $1.2 million, supports local youth interested in a STEM career as they collaborate with science professionals to solve real-life problems.

About the role of diversity in STEM