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The College of Arts & Sciences is the intellectual foundation of USD, offering students a top-notch liberal arts education in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

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  • Milton Conference 2018
    VERMILLION, S.D. -- The John R. Milton Writers’ Conference takes place Oct. 25-27 at the University of South Dakota. The conference theme is “This Lonely Frontier: Exploring Boundaries of Space, Identity and Genre,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Milto...
  • Arts and Sciences scholarships

    Each year the College of Arts & Sciences awards more than $1.2 million in scholarships, awards and prizes to students across its academic departments.

  • Faculty and undergraduate students traveled to Rochester, Minnesota, to attend the Minnesota Philosophical Society Conference this Saturday. Two students, Bjorn Flanagan and Seth Gerberding, presented research papers while other students attended as panelists or panel chairs...

Featured Program: Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa is the most prestigious academic society for undergraduates in the United States, and USD is the only institution of higher learning public or private in the state of South Dakota with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.

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