College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

New Leadership Driving Change in Education

Chery Holcomb-McCoy, Dean of the School of Education
I am an early childhood educator and counselor at heart.

Holcomb-McCoy, AU's new School of Education Dean, comes to AU from Johns Hopkins University, where she was recognized nationally for her research, excellence in teaching, and exemplary service. At AU, she is developing new curricula and building bridges to school districts and education industries around the globe. Learn more about how Holcomb-McCoy and her students are making an impact within major education policy organizations.

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Nicole Caporino receives her award from Katherine Baucom and Michelle Craske

Achievements ·

Professor Wins Award for Excellence in Psychology

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The White House

Government & Politics ·

Three Election Questions for History Professor Allan Lichtman

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Gratitude issues

Research ·

Feeling Grateful? No, Thanks!

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Group of students from AU Class of 2020 on Quad

CAS in the News

  • David Keplinger (literature) received a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in the area of Literary Translation, his Keplinger's second NEA fellowship.

  • Terry Davidson (psychology) won a four-year $1,265,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) award for the project "Signals to Feed: Biological and Associative Mechanisms."

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The Half-Life of Freedom: Jelani Cobb

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Students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the College, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.

CAS by the Numbers

CAS Graduates 93 percent Working, Grad School, Or Both

CAS Undergraduates 82 percent Participated in an Internship

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Results of Graduation Census as of six months after graduation for May graduates from 2013—2015.