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To study the liberal arts is to explore topics in the humanities, fine and performing arts, education and social sciences that help us understand what it means to be human and learn how to live well together. As you discover what you are most passionate about, you’ll also develop the critical-thinking, writing and analytical skills that are in high demand in every field and will serve you well for a lifetime.

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The Panda Project: 12 music & dance students perform in China

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Meet Eden: Scholar, philosopher, mathematician, and so much more

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Journalism students cover Democratic Debate held on campus

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Music, Theatre, Dance, Art and Art History


English, Philosophy, Classics, Foreign Languages and Cultures, Journalism, Linguistics, Humanities

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Psychology, Sociology, History, Anthropology, Communication, Women’s Studies, Geography, Political Science, International Affairs, Justice Studies


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