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Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts

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College of Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts at Cornell University

College of Arts and Sciences News

Ideas, imagination, and discovery
at the center of an outstanding research university

Degree Programs

With majors in the sciences, the humanities and the social sciences, students are encouraged to discover their own paths.

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Pathways to Success

A liberal arts education opens the doors to many different pathways to success. Read about our amazing alumni.

Marissa Boston, PhDMarissa Boston, PhD, '12

Marisa Boston, Ph.D. '12 is a senior research engineer with Nuance Communications, where she works with IBM's Watson computer on computational linguistics.

Meet Marissa and other A&S alumni

Departments and Research

Our culture of collaboration strengthens our research and scholarship across 28 departments and 16 academic programs.

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New Faculty

The college is strengthening and  expanding faculty excellence by hiring people like...

Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton
Assistant Professor

Academic focus:
Expertise, risk, history of technology, cybersecurity, international security, arms control, innovation, science and technology policy, energy and environmental policy

Meet the rest of the 2014 incoming faculty