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Kedrowski, KarenWelcome to the College of Arts & Sciences at Winthrop University. The College is home to 14 departments, which offer graduate and undergraduate degrees across the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, the College provides courses that provide the liberal arts foundation to all undergraduate programs on campus.

The College of Arts & Sciences boasts a wide array of highly-qualified faculty members who are dedicated to student intellectual development. Students in departments across the College participate in undergraduate research, enhance their learning through travel and study abroad, engage in interdisciplinary study, develop work skills through internships and service learning, pursue graduate study, and more.

This web site is your window to the College of Arts & Sciences and its exciting programs and opportunities. Please take some time to explore the resources here and learn about our diverse faculty and programs. I’m sure the College of Arts & Sciences has something to offer everyone.


Karen M. Kedrowski, Ph.D.

Tour of the College

Brief introduction to the college and its departments (pdf, 1MB)

News & Announcements

English Professor John Bird Discovers Never-Before-Published Mark Twain Children’s Story (1/30/2017)

Chemistry Professor Takita Felder Sumter Named First Provost’s Faculty Fellow (1/23/2017)

Jan. 30 Discussion to Focus on the Affordable Care Act in South Carolina (1/18/2017)

William Rogers, Winthrop University – Dolphins (1/13/2017)

Anthropology Faculty Member Serves as Co-Editor of Anthology Released This Month (1/9/2017)

Decision 2016: Educating and Activating Student Voting Power (12/19/2016)

Winthrop Students Create Bilingual Books for Area Agencies to Display (12/11/2016)

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned Nov. 12 at Basketball Game (11/18/2016)

Winthrop to Host 19th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast (11/10/2016)

Nov. 15 Forum to Discuss Consequences of Act 388 on Education (11/10/2016)

Winthrop Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Leads Trump in Virginia (11/02/2016)

Nov. 1 Panel to Talk About Carolina Coverage of Upcoming Election (10/31/2016)

Winthrop Senior Awarded ANSWER Scholarship as a Levine Scholar (10/7/2016)

Jami Hodgins Selected as Inaugural Recipient of the Roddey, Johnson, Gladden, Meriwether Scholarship (10/04/2016)

Latest Winthrop Poll Surveys S.C. Residents on Presidential Candidates (9/29/2016)

Human Nutrition Faculty Explain the Pumpkin Spice Craze (9/22/2016)

Students Encouraged to Vote as Part of Winthrop Decision 2016 (9/14/2016)

English Department Chair Gregg Hecimovich to Speak on N.C. Slave Narrative at Winthrop (9/19/2016)

Winthrop Events Help Put a Face on Syrian Refugees (9/08/2016)

Students Participate in University-Reservation Partnership with Catawba Indian Nation (8/31/2016)

Students to Present Exciting Summer Research Findings on Sept. 16 (8/31/2016)

Cannibals, Harry Potter and Socrates, Oh My: Some of Winthrop's Craziest Fall Courses (8/26/2016)

Winthrop Alumna Travels to Vietnam to Help With Biology Olympiad (8/18/2016)

Social Work Department Chair Named to Accreditation Commission (8/13/2016)

Winthrop Joins Schools Nationwide in Pledge to be Voter Friendly (8/10/2016)

Winthrop's Biochemistry Program Receives Seven-Year Accreditation (08/01/2016)

History Professor Asked to Co-edit Lincoln Journal and Speak on Immigration (07/28/2016)

Graduate Announces Winthrop in the Top Social Work Graduate Programs (07/15/2016)

Fort Mill Eagle Scout Builds Rain Garden on Winthrop Campus (07/14/2016)

WISE Interns Tasked with Studying Water-Related Problems (07/05/2016)

Biology Graduate Selected for Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Award (06/22/2016)

Faculty Members Recognized With Emeritus Status, Tenure or Promotion (06/10/2016)

IMC Grads Create Marketing Strategy for 'Beat Bobby Flay' Chef (05/24/2016)

Candidates for S.C. Senate District 15 Debate on May 19 at Winthrop (05/11/2016)

Four President's Award Recipients Honored at May 7 Undergraduate Commencement (05/09/2016)

Political Science Department Chair Jennifer Disney Honored By Her Alma Mater (05/06/2016)

Few Spots Available for Second Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day (05/03/2016)

Three Chemistry Majors Win ACS Outstanding Student Leadership Award (05/30/2016)

First Tabletop Role-Playing Gaming Class Called a Success (05/02/2016)

Latest Winthrop Poll Delves into S.C. Residents' Feelings on Race (4/28/2016)

Winthrop Recognizes Employees for Service, Outstanding Work at Annual Awards Ceremony (04/26/2016)

English Major Wins Winthrop's First Student Fulbright Scholarship (4/26/2016)

Adaeze Aninweze First Winthrop Student to Earn Prestigious Boren Scholarship (04/21/2016)

Three Faculty Awards To Be Given at May Graduation Ceremonies (04/21/2016)

Two Political Science Students to Represent SC at College Debate (04/20/2016)

South Carolina Academy of Science Chooses Winthrop for Annual Meeting Site (04/14/2016)

Lightning Strikes Twice for Faculty in Mass Communication (04/12/2016)

The Johnsonian Wins First-Place Student Newspaper in the State (04/11/2016)

Winthrop Benefactor Descendant Establishes Endowed Scholarship for History Majors (04/07/2016)

Sex Slave Survivor to Speak at Dorothy Perry Thompson Colloquium (04/06/2014)

Southeastern Women’s Association Will Meet March 31-April 2 at Winthrop (03/28/2016)

Summerville Schools Take Two Top Awards at Model United Nations XL (03/25/2016)

United Way of York County Calls on Social Work Faculty For Help (03/25/2016)

Model U.N. Celebrates 40th Anniversary March 23-25 (03/15/2016)

Darren McColl of SapientNitro to Give March 8 Lecture on Storyscaping (03/06/2016)

Two-Time Alumna Champions Disabilities Advocacy Work at The White House (03/02/2016)

S.C. General Alan Wilson Addresses Human Trafficking on March 1 (02/29/2016)

WFAE's Charlotte Talks Comes to Winthrop Feb. 16 to Discuss Politics (02/13/2016)

Carolina Values Summit to Host Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Rick Santorum (02/11/2016)

Syndicated Radio Personality Sheri Lynch '13 to Speak on Strength, Resilience (02/10/2016)

Winthrop Mass Comm Major Awarded Grant to Study in Germany (02/09/2016)

History Professor Shares Research About Lincoln and His Thoughts on Immigration (02/05/2016)

Two Diverse Local Authors to Visit Campus (02/05/2016)

David Meeler Tapped as Dalton Endowed Chair of Environmental Sciences and Studies (02-04-2016)

Biology's Matt Heard Explains Worries Over Zika (02-03-2016)

English Faculty Member Selected as New M.L.A. Director (01-21-2016)

Two Upcoming Political Forums Will Cover Foreign Policy and Presidential Primaries (1-20-2016)

Biology Faculty Member Awarded Grant to Explore Stem Cell Growth (01-13-2016)

Third Phase of INBRE Grants Begins For Biomedical Research (01-13-2016)

Beloved Geology Professor, Irene Boland, Passed Away This Week (01-06-2016)

GOP Candidate Donald Trump Brings His Campaign to Winthrop Jan. 8 (01-05-2016)

Milestone Reached as First Winthrop Student Graduates With New Individualized Studies Major (12-21-2015)

S.C. Association of Regional Councils Names Eddie Lee New President (12-14-2015)

Distinguished Professor Jo Koster to Deliver Dec. 19 Commencement Address (12-10-2015) 

Latest Winthrop Poll is Out: S.C. Favors Trump (12-10-2015)

Foreign Policy Magazine Includes Winthrop Alumna among Top 100 Global Thinkers (12-03-2015)

Three Winthrop Alumni Selected as 2016 James E. Clyburn Political Fellows (12-03-2015)

GOP Candidate Ben Carson to Appear at Winthrop Coliseum Dec. 2 (11-30-2015)

Political Science Professor Recognized For His Passion and Scholarship with Top Teaching Award (11-24-2015)

Five Alumni Honored During 2015 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Nov. 13-14 (11-11-2015)

Latest Winthrop Poll is Out: This is Hillary Country (11-04-2015)

Softball Player Morgan Lowers Appears on Nov. 3 The Ellen Show (11-03-2015)

Tim's Town Hall Features U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Nov. 6 (11-02-2015)

MSNBC Forum and Other Activities on Nov. 6 to Create a Political Hub (10-30-2015)

MSNBC Will Hold Nov. 6 Forum at Byrnes Auditorium for Democratic Presidential Candidates (10-15-2015)

Water Conference Discusses Most Pressing Issues in the World Today (10-12-2015)

Professor Jason Silverman's Lincoln and the Immigrant Book Released (10-08-15)

Mars Announcement Changes Professor's Lesson Plans (09-30-2015)

Winthrop Poll: S.C. Opinions on the Confederate Flag, Economy and Leaders (09-30-2015)

Mass Communication Major Flies to Philadelphia for Pope Francis' Visit (09-28-2015)

Syrian Scholar Addresses Her Country's Civil War During Sept. 23 Lecture (09-22-2015)

Dedication Ceremony on Sept. 22 for S.C. Broadcasters Hall of Fame Display (09-18-2015)

Winthrop Alumna Establishes Scholarship for First-Generation College Students (09-17-2015)

Talented Human Nutrition Student Wins $5,000 National Scholarship (09-16-2015)

Sociology Faculty Member Compares Latino Immigrant Employment Experiences (09-02-2015)

Winthrop Alumna Awarded American Society of Primatology Grant (09-01-2015)

Chemistry Professor Led National Committee to Open More Doors for Minority Scientists (08-30-2015)

Professor to Study Advertising Leadership with TAI Visiting Research Fellowship (08-25-2015)

National Endowments for the Humanities Awards Faculty Members 140K-Plus in Grants (08-04-2015)

Professor Stephen Smith Will Collaborate on Research Team to Study School Segregation and Integration (07/29/2015)

Professor Dustin Hoffman Gives the Working Class 'A Voice' in New Award-Winning Book (07/15/2015)

Winthrop Class Visited Cuba This Summer As Countries Work to Rebuild Relationship (07/14/2015)

Human Nutrition and Social Work Graduate Programs Ranked on National Lists (06/24/2015)

Winthrop Formalizes Faculty/Student Exchange With University of Porto (06/23/2015)

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