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Department of Humanities
Our mission: Stimulate your imagination and joy in life. Our diverse and accomplished faculty make it possible by training students in writing, the fundamentals of research in the humanities, and the basics of the fine arts. Our commitment to the humanities and developing well-rounded students complements the University’s expertise in the health sciences.
By sponsoring lectures, concerts, and many other special events that showcase the best of the humanities, our department serves the entire University community. Through a unique exchange program, you can even take a course at The University of the Arts for no additional tuition.
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Dr. Zachary Klase Receives $2.1 million Grant from NIDA for HIV Research
May 25, 2017
With a focus on HIV/AIDS research, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Zachary A. Klase, PhD, was selected to receive the prestigious Avenir Award, a $2.1 million, five-year grant, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in May 2017.
Watch USciences 196th Commencement
May 16, 2017
USciences celebrated the class of 2017 at its 196th commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and bestowed an honorary doctor of science degree on world-renowned vaccine advocate Paul Offit, MD.
USciences Students Win Awards at Alpha Chi Honor Society Convention
May 11, 2017
Two USciences students who attended this year's Alpha Chi Honor Society Convention in Louisville, KY last month, came home with awards.
Students Inducted into the Physics Honor Society
May 09, 2017
Five physics students and three others were inducted into the USciences Chapter of the Sigma Pi Sigma honor society on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
USciences Graduate Fellows Celebrated
April 04, 2017
Graduate students and their advisors celebrated the students' academic and research achievements at the annual Graduate Fellows Brunch on March 30 2017.
Kevin Murphy, PhD
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