Four students conducting geography research at Lake Michigan

Students conducting research at Lake Michigan for a geography class.

Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences rank among the finest scholars and researchers at Western Michigan University and among the finest teachers and scholars anywhere in the nation.

Our college's external research awards exceeded an impressive $8.5 million this past year, an increase of more than 80% from the previous year.

To help Western Michigan University achieve its goal to be learner centered and discovery driven, the College of Arts and Sciences involves students in the research and creative activities of the faculty and encourages students to participate in projects of their own.


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