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Astrida Orle Tantillo

Message from the Dean

Celebrating our accomplishments and looking forward to an exhilarating year at LAS.


Emanuel Pollack

Mutual Responsibility, Mutual Respect

LAS has launched several new initiatives geared to increase student academic success. Senior Associate Dean Mannie Pollack discusses the details.

Maria de los Angeles Torres

Growing Latino Scholarship: IUPLR at LAS

The Inter-University Program for Latino Research now calls LAS home. Nena Torres talks about her plans to take IUPLR to the next level.

Donald Wink

Chemical Education and the Joy of Learning

Chemistry Professor Donald Wink grounds his efforts to improve teaching and learning in chemistry in deep study of the philosophy of education.

Robert Kaestner

Promoting Better Public Policy

Professor Robert Kaestner focuses his expertise on health care. He hopes his economist’s “hard head” can help improve public policy.

Anne Marie Saviano

Funny Woman, Serious Mission

English alumna Anne Marie Saviano is a news writer for WGN and a name in Chicago’s sketch comedy scene. She thinks you should laugh more, seriously.

Danielle Leibowitz

Finding a Niche and Serving Society

Math whiz Danielle Leibowitz envisions a future in public education. For the present, she is making the most of her role as a student leader.

Rebecca Lind

LASURI: Undergraduate Research

Associate Dean Rebecca Lind tells all about the opportunities both students and faculty can find through the LAS Undergraduate Research Initiative.

The author and students

Women’s Voices in the Villages of Cameroon

O’Donoghue, a psychology alumna, discusses her Peace Corp service on behalf of women and girls in the villages of Cameroon. Plus slide show!

Rachel Gordon

Voices of the College

Book awards and reviews, grants and honors.

Sultan Tepe

Humanities Institute Welcomes 2013 Fellows

Meet the new crop of Institute Fellows who are working on research and scholarship across the liberal arts and sciences.

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LAS Upcoming Events

Save the date for these mind-expanding—and free—lectures by LAS faculty and guests.

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Help Us 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.