Making a Difference Through

The Engaged Liberal Arts.

 


Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

Making an Impact

Magnifying glass zoomed in on a thumbprint over a screen of binary "1"s and "0"s with a graphic blue line across the bottom.

Can a Computer Code Catch Killers?

Statistics alumnus Thomas Hargrove created a computer algorithm to track serial killers. It's bringing criminals to justice and giving peace of mind to families.

Learning & Discovery

Old black and white photo of people and vehicles on Mulberry Street with a graphic blue line across the bottom.

'Send Them Back': Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

To History’s Tyler Anbinder, President Trump’s nativist rhetoric fits a troubling, century-old pattern in American politics: stigmatizing immigrants and minorities.

Faculty Spotlight

Stack of books with one book open on the top with a graphic blue line across the bottom.

Browse the CCAS Faculty Bookshelf

From profiles of Surrealist artists and Acropolis craftsmen to examinations of race and religion, CCAS faculty have authored a library of thought-provoking titles.

 


September
24
Tuesday
September
25
Wednesday
September
26
Thursday

Science and History: The Fall of Rome for the 21st Century

Reception (free) at 6:30 pm, Lecture (free) at 7:00 pm

September
27
Friday
View All Events

Follow Us


Discover Columbian College

  • Alexandria Cannon, BA '20 History a young black woman with curly hair in a black shirt

    Alexandria Cannon

    “Most history classes, you are in a discussion room talking about it, but with George Washington and his World, we get to take the class on his estate and relive through what he did.”

    Alexandria Cannon 
    BA '20
    History

  • George Sangiolo BS '18 a young man wearing a gray t-shirt

    George Sangiolo

    "The student body comes from very different backgrounds , and you can always find someone studying something you know nothing about.“

    George Sangiolo 
    BS '18
    Biophysics

  • Sarah Wagner, Associate Professor of Anthropology, a women with shoulder length hair wearing a tan jacket

    Sarah Wagner

    "As anthropologists, we go into communities and spend time trying to understand lived experiences. We tell people's stories. And we have an obligation to do it right"

    Sarah Wagner
    Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Zachary Brown PhD 2027 a white man wearing a black t-shirt

    Zachary Brown

    "I chose GW because of the amazing faculty members in the department. I chose American Studies because of the relative amount of freedom the discipline provides in research."

    Zachary Brown
    PhD '27
    American Studies 

  • Debbie Wheeler, MS '84, a blonde women in a white button down shirt with a black sweater

    Debbie Wheeler

    "That degree has helped me in my entire career and I am still working with the same people I went to college with many years ago. I recommend this college to anyone"

    Debbie Wheeler
    MS '84
    Telecommunications Operations

 

59 majors, 65 minors | 17 graduate certificates, 53 master's degrees, 24 doctoral degrees

 

523 full-time faculty. 5,456 undergraduate students. 2,361 graduate students

 

81,401+ Columbian College alumni living in all 50 states and 120+ countries

 

 

 


 

CCAS Alumni Abby Pepin with another alumni