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InSPIRE-ing Across Generations

Biological sciences alumnus Kevin Berliner is working to make Professor Siva Sivananthan’s vision for the alternative energy industry a reality.

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Global Learning—Global Adventure

What can you do with an education in Russian? For starters, work at the Sochi Olympics. Alumna Brittany James and student Cai O’Connell tell their stories.

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The Complex Caucasus Region

Professor Colleen McQuillen provides a brief geo-political orientation to the area in which the 2014 Winter Olympics took place.

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Not Your Mothers’ Math

Grad students Ellie Dannenberg, Yen Duong, Jessica Dyer, Cara Mullen, and Janet Page break down stereotypes, talk pure math, and discuss issues in mathematics education.


Explaining the Work

Topological dynamics, algebraic geometry, arithmetic dynamics, geometric topology, and geometric group theory—in the mathematicians’ own words.

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A Journey to Real World Impact

Alumnus Michael Pesko took his LAS doctorate in economics to a faculty position at Cornell University – and got a “30 under 30” nod from Forbes magazine.

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Big Dreams for a Better Community

Psychology alumna Karen Haggard hopes her work treating veterans and civilians living with post-traumatic stress disorder will serve to help heal individuals, families, and society.

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The Latest Word on PTSD

Karen Haggard provides more detail about post-traumatic stress disorder, and offers recommendations for further reading.

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The Global Midwest

The Institute for the Humanities and five LAS faculty members are part of this groundbreaking research initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation.

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Gilman Scholarships Enable Global Studies

During spring term, LAS Gilman Scholars brought their curiosity, passion, and can-do spirit to study in Fiji, Sweden, Japan, Australia, and Morocco.

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Amazing Alumni: LAS Class Notes

Briefs on the activities and achievements of some of the College’s outstanding graduates.

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Voices of the College: LAS Faculty Notes

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

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Celebrating LAS

Alumni gather in New York City and LAS students rock the Student Research Forum. Plus, commencement coverage and save the dates.


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.