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As the largest undergraduate college at UIC, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) offers a diverse community of actively engaged scholars and students across the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, as well as interdisciplinary and pre-professional areas of study.


Here, you can choose from more than 40 liberal arts and science majors and minors, compete for internships, study abroad, and more. Through first-year seminars, in-depth career services, and tutoring and learning centers for language, math, writing, and science, we offer a supportive learning community that helps students achieve their goals. Every student has access to a personal academic advisor beginning with New Student Orientation and continuing until Graduation.

  • Opportunity High-quality academic instruction from approximately 350 tenure-track faculty members

  • Discovery Conduct original research under faculty mentorship through the LAS Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI)

  • Success Free first-year lectures and learning and tutoring centers that are open to all UIC students

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Oct 24 2023

Affective Computing at Work: Rationales for Regulating Emotion Attribution and Manipulation in the Workplace - Dr. Frank Pasquale

Tuesday, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
401 UH
Nov 2 2023

A City Is Not a Computer: The Biography of a Book – Dr. Shannon Mattern

Thursday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Library I-470
Nov 2 2023

National Postal Museum To Host Maynard Sundman Lecture: Cheryl Ganz To Speak on “U.S. Zeppelin Postage Stamps”

Thursday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Nov 2 2023

Chicago Underwater: The Impacts of Flooding

Thursday, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Gallery 400
Jan 24 2024

The Labor of Reinvention: Entrepreneurship in the New Chinese Digital Economy - Dr. Lin Zhang

Wednesday, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm
Library I-470