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Can the Humanities Embrace AI?

Artificial intelligence is transforming classrooms and changing our relationship to technology. English’s Alexa Alice Joubin believes the humanities can lead the way.

Making a Difference

Hair history

Hair-Raising History

The post-Civil War hair boom entangled everyone from socialites to enslaved people. Art historian Elizabeth L. Block, BA ’94, explains how hair helped style a nation.

Alumni Spotlight


Helping Dads be Grown Ups

In his new PBS television series, former journalism major Joe Gidjunis, BA ’04, teaches men to parent-with-purpose on a journey to fully embrace fatherhood.


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CCAS by the Numbers


67 majors, 68 minors, 16 grad certificates, 51 master's degrees, 24 doctoral degrees
507 permanent full-time faculty, 720 average annual faculty media hits
5,200 undergraduate students, 2,555 graduate students, 88,000 alumni living in all states and countries






"This school has provided me with lifelong friendships, connections and opportunities. Getting to routinely attend shows at the Kennedy Center, meeting Kerry Washington and interning on Capitol Hill are some of the most memorable moments from my time as a Revolutionary."

Maureen Rafter
BA ‘24, American Studies and Music


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