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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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Public History Project Commemorates Ellacuría & Salvadoran Martyrs

The History Department of Loyola University Chicago commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador through the launch of the public history project, The Ellacuría Tapes: A Martyr at Loyola. We applaud the vision for and management of this project by the department’s Professor Dina Berger, and her collaborative work with PhD Candidate Katie Macica and undergraduate student Albert Salatka, among many others from other departments within the university.

Professor Molly Melin Goes Beyond Lectures to Engage and Intrigue Students

Political Science Professor Molly Melin does more than just lecture. From board games to Facebook groups, she’s finding new and creative ways to engage her students in politics and international relations. In fact, Dr. Melin has recently been awarded with the Provost’s Award for Teaching Freshmen. The award seeks to highlight instructors who teach 100 level classes and demonstrate a high level of commitment to building community among freshmen students.

Deadline for CAS Internship Award Approaching

The deadline to apply for the Spring 2015 CAS Community Engaged Academic Internship Grant is this Friday. Undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences who have secured an internship for next semester should submit their application by this time to be considered for the $1,500 award.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Alpha Sigma Nu

On the weekend of its annual induction ceremony (October 10/12) Loyola University’s chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the International Honor Society for Jesuit Colleges and Universities, hosted the regional conference of local chapter presidents.

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Andrew Kletzien: He’s getting the most out of his college experience

Despite studying for two degrees—one in political science and another in philosophy—Andrew Kletzien still manages to keep an active schedule outside the classroom.  

Psychology Professor and Students Research Bilingual Education

Perla Gamez and her students could be shaping the future of bilingual education. The assistant psychology professor and several graduate and undergraduate students are working on research that seeks to improve the way classroom instruction is approached for English language learners.

Chemistry Professor Awarded for Sustainability Work

Chemistry Professor Patrick L. Daubenmire has been recognized for his work in bringing sustainability into chemistry classrooms. Dr. Daubenmire is one of four recipients of the 2015 Award for Incorporation of Sustainability into Chemistry Education, a prestigious award from the American Chemical Society and its Committee on Environmental Improvement.

New Shakespeare Studies program

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts recently introduced its newest offering this fall: a minor in Shakespeare Studies. The minor gives students an important interdisciplinary experience, allows them to study the works of Shakespeare in-depth, and acquire research and career skills.

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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.

English Professor and Student Featured in Open Door Readings

Earlier this month, Assistant Creative Writing Professor Aaron Baker and Loyola alum Lucy Schoyer were chosen as featured poets for the Poetry Foundation’s Open Door Readings. Baker and Schoyer read selections from their work on September 16 at the Poetry Foundation headquarters in downtown Chicago.



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