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Message from the Dean

A degree in the liberal arts and sciences is not only a good choice for long-term career prospects, it also makes for a rich and fulfilling life.


Learning the Lessons of History

History Professors Leon Fink and Robert Johnston discuss the relevance of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era to some of today’s most pressing social and economic concerns.


Deepening Historical Understanding

School teachers from across the country gathered on campus this past summer for an NEH institute that helped them explore new ways to think about the GAPE. Online extra!


The Science of Climate Change

Professor of Biology Miquel Gonzalez-Meler and his lab members work in conditions tropical and arctic to provide the real science that can help guide policy decisions. Plus slideshow!


LAS Freshmen Achieve Success in the City

During fall term, new LAS students tackled service-learning from urban farming to film festival hosting. They also made friends and learned about their city. Plus slideshow!


Building Upon a Strong Foundation

Imke Meyer, director of the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics, is passionate about public education, cultural context, and interdisciplinary collaboration.


Connoisseur of the Small Screen

John Leverence, alumnus and senior vice president for the Emmy Awards, brings wit and wisdom to his analysis of popular culture—past, present, and future.


Evolution of an Activist

Alumnus Suraj Madoori originally intended to follow in his physician father’s footsteps, but his passion for justice led him to a career as an active agent of social change.


Public Scholarship in New Media

Communication graduate student Jenny Korn is focusing her doctoral studies on the intersection of race, gender, and online identity in hopes of making the world a kinder place.


Gilman Scholars Circle the Globe

Fall 2013 Gilman scholars studied history, psychology, and culture  in China, Russia, and Spain – and honed their language skills. An online exclusive!


Voices of the College

Scientific breakthroughs, grants, recognitions, awards, and honors continue to raise the profile of LAS faculty, departments, and programs.


LAS Library: Recent Books by LAS Faculty

LAS scholars in languages and literatures, sociology, physics, and philosophy share their insights and expertise in these publications.Online exclusive!


Celebrating LAS: Recent Events

Marina Mogilner of history and Peter Doran of earth and environmental sciences found themselves in the spotlight during spring semester.


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 achieve their goals and reach their potential.