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Humanities

The departments and programs of the Humanities Division are committed to the study of human meaning as it is expressed in diverse languages, explained in diverse literatures, and reflected upon from diverse philosophical and religious perspectives.

Beyond describing human life, social practices and complex systems, students of the humanities seek to understand the values and purposes that make practices and systems worthwhile. In an increasingly interconnected world, the ability to critically consider how individuals and communities make sense of their world is an essential skill.


Assistant professor of physics Eric Corwin is part of initiative by prestigious Simons Foundation ...
Eric Corwin
What happens when lovers share a stage kiss—or when actors share a real one? “Stage ...
StageKiss3
George Streisinger’s love for science led him to be the first person to clone a vertebrate.
Zebrafish
Computer science major Zoe Olson helps pave the way for women in STEM fields.
Women in CS Club