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Astrida Orle Tantillo

Message from the Dean

LAS faculty, alumni and students are serving society through scholarship and interdisciplinary research.

Robert V. Remini

In Memoriam: Robert V. Remini

Professor Robert V. Remini was the founding chair of the history department and a renowned scholar. His contributions to UIC and to the nation are unexcelled.

Esther O. Kegan

Breaking Ground for Gender Equality and Social Justice

Attorney Esther O. Kegan served as a role model for her daughter, Professor Emerita Judith Kegan Gardiner, who has recently endowed a departmental fund in her mother’s honor.

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Stopping Violence at the Root

The team at the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence is dedicated to finding solutions to the epidemic of violence in the United States.

Luis Urrea

Loving the Literary Life

A conversation with Distinguished Professor and best-selling author Luis Urrea about the craft of writing and the state of Latino lit.

Rina Dukor

From Russia with Love, Learning and Entrepreneurial Spirit

Rina Dukor first came to UIC as a chemistry undergrad.Today, the products her company manufactures are critical to biopharmaceutical research.

Christian Alfaro and Melissa Mahon

Educating the Public at Jane’s Museum

Working as a public educator at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is the perfect job for LAS students with a passion for history and social justice.

Anna Czupryna and Chunde with village youth.

Making a Difference in Global Health

Rabies can devastate both human health and animal conservation. PhD candidate Anna Czupryna is a key player in the fight to eliminate the disease. Plus slideshow.

Derek Reveron

Working for a Safer World

Triple alumnus Derek Reveron is an expert in the field of international security. Cyber-terrorism and drug trafficking are just some of his concerns.

Dorothy Thelander.

Setting the Standard for a Lifetime

Professor Dorothy Thelander inspired many students during her career at UIC, but none more than alumna Fran Eichorst, who reflects on how her mentor influenced her life.

Ian Harnarine

The Journey from Physics to Filmmaking

Ian Harnarine had a knack for science and a passion for the movies. Now he uses his physics education to inspire and inform his craft as a filmmaker.

Alejandro Madrid

Voices of the College

Faculty from the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences win grants and fellowships, and garner professional recognition for their scholarly contributions and creative innovations.

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Trekking with the Gilman Group

Seven LAS students expanded their cultural horizons in programs situated on three continents, courtesy of the Gilman Scholarship program. An online-exclusive article.


Field Trip to Subarctic Canada

Whale sightings and caribou crossings created a magical experience for Earth and Environmental Science students and their professors. An online-exclusive article.

Barbara Schaal

Amazing Alumni

LAS alumni are publishing books and moving up the professional ladder. We remember alumnus and BOV member Fernando J. Pavon. An online-exclusive article.