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MSCS Surges Forward with Support from the NSF

A National Science Foundation Research and Training Grant recognizes MSCS’s leadership in algebraic geometry.


A Library for the Ages

LAS students and faculty have been key players in moving UIC’s proposal for the Barack Obama Presidential Library forward to the finalist stage.


Relatable Themes Help Hone Writing Skills

Liz McManus and Jenn Solheim connect with students’ interests and experiences to create writing-intensive freshmen-only humanities courses.

Elizabeth Page

Helping and Healing

Pre-med neuroscience major and multiple-scholarship winner Elizabeth Page focuses on a career in mental health to help individuals and society.

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Socks, Truth, and Cultural Anthropology

Critical Language Scholar Bridget Hansen shares her world-expanding experience in Oman, where she deepened her knowledge of more than just the Arabic language.

Ariunaa Bayanjargal

Extraordinary Odyssey

Eight years ago, Ariunaa Bayanjargal traveled from Mongolia for a summer adventure. Now she’s a pre-med biology major on track to be a physician/scholar in cancer research.

Joseph Bisceglia

Deep Roots, Real World Vision

Attorney and CLJ alumnus Joe Biscgelia may have achieved the American Dream, but he’s never out of touch with the Chicago working-class values that set him on his path to success.

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Once Distant Dream Achieved

Alumna Yeyzy Vargas found her passion during an internship with the National Park Service. Now she’s planning her next move on the road to becoming an environmental scientist.

Josefina Aguayo

From Criminal Justice to Calvin Klein

Alumna Josefina Aguayo walked away from LAS with skills that she could apply to any career. She’s now having a great time as a national marketing director for a major retailer.

Jeff Saba

Hands On History

Alumnus Jeffrey Saba combined his achievements in Germanic studies and anthropology to win a place in the World Heritage Studies graduate program in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Their Place in the Sun

Internships with the UIC Heritage Garden were informative and transformative as students developed skills across disciplines, and formed friendships across the campus.

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Summer of Learning and Adventure

Gilman Scholars’ studies ranged from economics to Chinese medicine as they expand their academic and cultural knowledge in programs in Spain, Poland, and China.

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Amazing Alumni: LAS Class Notes

From book publications to fellowships and career success, enjoy news about the achievements and activities of some of the College’s outstanding graduates.

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Voices of the College: Faculty Notes

LAS faculty continue their scholarly and research work across the disciplines—receiving funding, honors, and awards.


Celebrating LAS: Recent and Upcoming Events

Honoring John D’Emilio and Joel Brown, celebrating the Fall of the Wall and LALS at 40, and learning about food justice with Raj Patel. Plus, save the dates.


Connect With Us!

Want to be part of building the LAS community? Here’s how.


Opening Minds & Opening 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 achieve their goals and reach their potential.