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Come learn with us! The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors and minors and master’s degrees in over 60 fields of intellectual inquiry, scientific research, creative expression, and social engagement.

Incorporating diverse ideas, the College enriches your learning environment by offering you abundant opportunities for intellectual discovery. Through scientific, social, and cultural awareness, you can develop your own view of the world. You'll get to work with and learn from professors who are outstanding in their fields and passionate about teaching. We support student-faculty research, peer-led team learning, internships, and community-based fieldwork.

Upcoming CAS Events

Date Description Location Time
Thur Oct 18 Rosalind Franklin University Presentation B 152 3-4p
Thur Nov 1 Illinois College of Optometry Presentation B 152 3-4p
Tue Nov 6 5th Annual Genocide and Human Rights Research Symposium Alumni Hall South 9a-9p
Tue Nov 6 "Struggles Over Memory in a Post-Genocide Rwanda"
Invited speaker - Dr. Timothy P. Longman
Alumni Hall  7-8p
Tue Nov 6 Moot Court Competition Planning Meeting B 158 3-4p
Thur Nov 15 Getting into Professional Health Programs with Dr. Ellison BBH 102 3-5p
Tue Nov 20 5th Annual Law School Alumni Panel Golden Eagles 6:30-9p
Thur Nov 29 UIC School of Dentistry B 152 3-4p

Student Spotlight

Double major Cesar Bustos named Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

“Cesar entered as a freshman in 2011 and was placed in developmental Mathematics and English courses,” said professor of Physics Paulo Acioli, who nominated Bustos for the award. “This is a particularly challenging road for a student to succeed in majoring in a STEM discipline. Nevertheless, Cesar persevered and is en route to graduate with distinction as a double major in Physics and Mathematics combined with an Earth Science minor.” Read more

NATIONAL DIVERSITY IN STEM CONFERENCE

Biology major Uzma Ain earned an award for best poster presentation in the area of Life Sciences at the 2017 National Diversity in STEM Conference that took place in Salt Lake City from Oct.18-21. Under the direction of Biology Professor Jennifer Slate, Uzma worked with fellow students Jerry Santos and Estefania Figueroa to develop a computer model that predicts the spread of the Zika virus. Read more

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