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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.

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PhD candidate is tireless advocate for social justice

President's Medallion

PhD candidate is tireless advocate for social justice

Megan Klein, one of this year's President's Medallion recipients, is working on her doctorate in sociology, is studying how school closings—and the subsequent redistribution of students into new schools—shape residents’ views on integration and diversity.   READ MORE

This President

President's Medallion

This President's Medallion recipient has a passion for working with people in need

From mentor to researcher, volunteer to retreat leader, Cristina Rodriguez has done a little bit of everything at Loyola.   READ MORE

Researcher, teacher, mentor

Researcher, teacher, mentor

Psychology professor Noni Gaylord-Harden, PhD, is all three—and the recipient of this year’s Ignatius Loyola Award.  

Physics major participates in prestigious program at CERN

Physics major participates in prestigious program at CERN

In the spring Barbara Skrzypek received word that she was accepted into the prestigious CERN summer institute program for physics students. While she wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, she found that working at CERN and living among emerging and established scientists opened up a world of possibilities.  

Chemistry professors will use NSF grant to research sustainable energy sources

Chemistry professors will use NSF grant to research sustainable energy sources

The conducted research will investigate the ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase and its evolution, which has great potential to be used in the future to improve crops or algae for biofuel production.  

Above and beyond

Above and beyond

History major Michelle King spent her summer interning at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.  

Understanding bioinformatics

Understanding bioinformatics

See how Loyola students are using computer programming and statistics to improve scientific research.   READ MORE

Writing about Cuba

Writing about Cuba

In 2015, President Obama helped to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba; the first time in over 50 years. Despite the renewed relations and its effect internationally, the U.S. enforced embargo continues. In the July 2016 edition of Harper’s Magazine, Dr. Joy Gordon, Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Professor of Social Ethics in the Department of Philosophy, addresses such issues in her article, El Bloqueo, which provides an in-depth look at the long-term consequences of the embargo and what it means today.  

Ricardo Estrada (BS

Ricardo Estrada (BS '89) receives 2016 Damen Award, College of Arts and Sciences

The President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services has over two decades of experience in human services. Video |Bio  

Fr. Regan thanks College of Arts & Sciences alumni

Fr. Regan thanks College of Arts & Sciences alumni

Fr. Regan shares his gratitude to College alumni for participating in a survey this spring. The College greatly appreciates that over 1,000 individuals took the time to respond! College alumni shared professional updates, updated contact information, and even wrote messages to their favorite professors.  



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