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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 degree opens the doors to many different pathways of success. Read about our amazing alumni.

Kathy SavittKathy Savitt, '85

Kathy Savitt '85 is helping to spearhead the "renaissance" of Yahoo (what she calls "the world's largest startup").

Meet Kathy 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...

Alejandro Madrid Alejandro L. Madrid
Associate Professor

Academic focus:
Latin American music and sound culture from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries; Circum-Caribbean musical flows; U.S-Mexico border culture; popular music; dance and embodied culture; musical modernisms; masculinities; performativity; transnational and postnational approaches to history and ethnography

Meet the rest of the 2013 incoming faculty