College of Arts and Sciences

It is USF's vision as a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.

Leading the way in this effort are our outstanding faculty. In recent years, our teacher-scholars have garnered unprecedented national recognition-winning national awards; receiving major new grants and prestigious Fulbright scholarships; and premiering in major art venues and film festivals around the globe.



News

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

More than 200 USFers fell silent on Gleeson Plaza at 12:30 Thursday afternoon and some held up signs in honor of Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Mo., teen killed by police in early August. 

Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

Provide the disabled with wheelchairs and they will switch from begging on the streets to working. They will live better, more productive lives and increase their income by as much as 82 percent. Those are the conclusions Justin Grider ’14 came to after he spent two months in Ethiopia conducting graduate research that made international economists take notice.

USF Students Restore Endangered Species Habitat

USF Students Restore Endangered Species Habitat

The students began by conducting environmental research on a fragile ecosystem in the Bay Area parks system. Now their research is being adopted by the national park system.

Events

LGBTQ Caucus Faculty & Staff Welcome Reception

9/2/2014, 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

University Center 222 - Faculty/Staff Dining Room

Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears, a lecture by Penny Rosenwasser

9/10/2014, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Fromm Hall 115 - Berman Room

Thacher Thursdays: Unique Tours, Pop-Ups and Live Perf

9/11/2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gleeson Library Thacher Gallery Event

DIS/PLACEMENTS- 4th Annual Critical Diversity Studies Forum

9/12/2014, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

McLaren Conference Center Complex

Davies Forum: Jose Luis Reynoso

9/18/2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Lone Mountain Main 148 - Studio Theatre

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