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With a venerable history of over 140 years, the College of Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the Jesuit tradition of a transformative education in the vast disciplines of the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. We invite you to visit our academic departments and interdisciplinary programs, which serve as home to 57 academic majors and over 60 minors.


Anthropology Professor Explores Violence, Community in Brazil

Anthropology and Latin American Studies Professor Benjamin Penglase recently published a new book on the effect of violence on the lives of Brazilians living in squatter communities near Rio de Janeiro. Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela: Urban Violence and Daily Lives is now available through Rutgers University Press.

Jan Karski Days in Chicago

Join us for a conference and celebration focusing on the life and legacy of Jan Karski,a Polish humanitarian and hero of WWII. Attend one of our many events including a concert, films, and other activities held at Loyola University. Many more activities will be held off campus at other locations in Chicago.

CAS Seniors: Apply for Graduation Today!

The deadline to apply for graduation this May is rapidly approaching. College of Arts and Sciences students planning to graduate in Spring or Summer 2015 need to submit their applications by midnight on Wednesday, October 30 in order to have their credentials processed in time for May 2015 Commencement.

"Truth wherever it may lead us"

Listen in as Professor Robert Bucholz introduces students to his History 101 class


Think Critically

The Department of Psychology is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in research, teaching, service to students, the university, and the wider public. Review one of our research projects, which highlights our connection to Chicago’s communities.

Art from the heart

When Mercedes Inez Martinez (BA ‘11) walks into the classes she teaches at John Barry Elementary School, her main goal is to help children learn music and performance; but Martinez also passes on her knowledge of Latino culture.

Michelle Nickerson Talks Sunbelt Rising

Check out Professor Michelle Nickerson talking about her groundbreaking anthology on the Sunbelt (now out in paperback) on an inaugural podcast for a new series by the Urban History Association.

Thinking outside the box

Assistant professor of psychology Robert Morrison has a PhD in cognitive neuroscience and conducts research into how the brain allows people to reason and remember throughout their life. He’s also an accomplished artist whose photos, paintings, and sculptures have been displayed in galleries and museums across the country. He combines these varied aspects of his background to teach Psychology of Creativity honors course.

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