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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
Wed Jan 31 Changing Places, Spaces, and People: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Golden Eagles 7-8:15pm
Wed Jan 31 Film Screening: The Great Waltz Auditorium 7:30pm
Wed Feb 7 Film Screening: Fat City Auditorium 7:30pm
Thur Feb 8

Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein to speak at Northeastern Illinois University

Auditorium 7:30pm
Tues Feb 13 The Sarah Hoagland Inspiring TriVia lecture presented by Dr. Jose Medina Alumni Hall 3pm
Wed Feb 14 Film Screening: Satan's Brew Auditorium 7:30pm
Tue Feb 20 Community Conversations: Whole Educator, Whole Child: The Impact of Educator Wellness on Successful Learning Environments LWH 102 6:
Tue Feb 20 "The Origins of Immigration Restrictions" by Prof. Francesca Morgan B 159 3pm
Thur Feb 22 Community Conversations: Race, Education, and the Current Political Climate Auditorium
Thur Feb 22 Rush Univ. - Respiratory Care & Perfusion info session B 152 3-4pm
Thur Feb 27 Community Conversations: Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing Within and the Beyond the Academy Golden Eagles


Tue  March 6 DePaul Law School Info Session SU 217 3-4pm
Tue  March 6 Community Conversations: #MeToo Moment and Momentum: How Do We Make the Deeper Changes around Sex, Gender, Race and Power? TBA 6:30-8pm
Wed March 7 Film Screening: Way of a Gaucho Auditorium 7:30pm
Tue March 13 Community Conversations: Relocating the Difference: Fake News and Fact in the Age of Trump TBA 6:30-8pm
Thur March 15 Clinical Schools at Northwestern info session B 152 3-4pm
Thur March 29 John Marshall Law School Info Session FA 153 3-4pm
Tue April 3 Community Conversations: Making Our Communities Healthy, Affordable, and Inclusive: Challenges and Opportunities SU 003 6:30-8pm
Tue April 10 Film Screening: The Man from Planet X Auditorium 7:30pm
Thur April 12 Writing Personal Statements & Interviewing for Professional Health
Programs w/Dr. Michael Ellison
FA 202 3-5pm
Wed April 18 Film Screening: Yolanda and the Thief Auditorium 7:30pm

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


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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