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At the Crossroads of Knowledge

Faculty from the natural and social sciences and humanities discuss the world of interdisciplinary research and collaboration that defines their field of neuroscience.

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Energizing Eastern European Studies

Marina Mogilner, Edward and Marianna Thaden Chair in Russian and East European Intellectual History on coming of age under glasnost, history, and the complexity of her field.

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Meditations on Culture and Creativity

English alumnus and award-winning novelist Alex Shakar ponders consumerism, character, plot, and the creative process.

Roy Nyberg

Standing Up for Science

Physics alumnus Roy Nyberg employs his PhD and his sense of humor to enhance science education for students from kindergarten through high school.

Adam Kuranishi

Working for Reform

Political Science alumnus Adam Kuranishi has been working for immigration reform. Now he’s on the path to teach, and advocate for the rights of, special needs students.

Fransely Robles

Determined to Make a Difference

Fransely Robles developed a passion for both scholarship and social change in the GWS classroom. That commitment will now take the high-achieving student to the next level.

Gilman Scholars on Three Continents

This past summer, our Gilman students excavated in Peru, studied languages in Valencia, Spain and Siena, Italy, and learned about traditional medicine in northern India.

Voices of the College

From Minoan goddesses and minority housing issues to poetry prizes and the politics of AIDS, our faculty members are leaders in their fields.

LAS Library

Poetry, politics, and personal memoirs are among the new publications by LAS faculty.

Celebrating LAS

Welcoming new students, honoring awesome alumni, and feting our donors and friends. Plus many upcoming events for the spring.

Open Minds & Open Doors

A liberal arts and sciences education is the best foundation for a bright future. When you give to LAS you participate in opening minds and opening doors, helping students to achieve their goals and reach their potential.