The College of Arts and Sciences is the vibrant and essential core of Case Western Reserve University. We educate across the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, performing arts, and social and behavioral sciences. We develop skilled scholars and researchers through undergraduate and graduate education; and serve our communities.


Biology’s Mike Sorrell passes away

Adjunct assistant professor and Skeletal Research Center researcher remembered

Graduation Spotlight: Douglas Gurdak

Douglas Gurdak is making a difference by spending the next year conducting public health research in Bolivia and Peru.

Peter Whiting named interim dean

Peter Whiting returns to the College of Arts and Sciences on July 1, following Lee Thompson’s appointment to the provost’s office.

College by the Numbers


Graduates of the college who secured employment, advanced education or other ambition


Drama program on The Hollywood Reporter’s 2024 list of the top 25 programs across the globe


of students participate in hands-on experiential research or creative endeavor