College of Arts and Sciences
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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

First-time Fiction Writer Wins Pushcart

Taymiya Zaman

USF history professor and first-time fiction writer Taymiya R. Zaman has penned a winner with her satire about an uber-competitive and sometimes scandal-plagued American subculture that many readers will know well—academia. Her short story, “Thirst,” just won a prestigious Pushcart Prize, putting it among the best short stories of the year.

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Named President of the University of San Francisco

USF President Elect Paul Fitzgerald SJ

Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has been named the next president of the University of San Francisco, the 28th in its 159-year history. The USF Board of Trustees voted unanimously in a special session April 8 to appoint Fr. Fitzgerald, said Thomas E. Malloy ’61, board chair. Fr. Fitzgerald will take office Aug. 1.

Scientist Who Proved Black Holes Exist Speaks at USF

Penrose Milky Way

Internationally renowned mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose, whose work ranks alongside those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, will speak at USF on April 7. He’ll discuss his theory that the universe is an infinite series of eons and whether new technology might allow us to reveal what happened before the Big Bang.

Events

A&S Gabriel Garcia Marquez Reading

4/24/2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lo Schiavo Science 104 - Getty Study

Chisme y Comida Final Event

4/24/2014, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

University Center 412 - Intercultural Center Lounge

Splendide Californie!

4/24/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fromm Hall 110 - Maier Room

College of Arts & Sciences Creative Activity & Research Day

4/25/2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fromm Hall Complex - Venue

Jeremy Howard Lectures

4/25/2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Downtown Campus 451 - Classroom

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