Alumni and Friends

Outstanding Alumni: Randall Arnold

photo of Randall ArnoldLAS alumnus Randall Arnold (’90 political science) began his post-UIC career working for the Chicago Urban League. He now serves as Superintendent of the 68,000-acre Forest Preserve District of Cook County. The story of his journey from first-generational college student to head honcho of regional recreation and preservation is the cover feature in the Spring 2013 edition of the UIC Alumni Magazine. Photo by Lloyd DeGrane/UIC Alumni Magazine. Read the article.


Outstanding Alumni: Rina Dukor

Rina Dukor

Rina Dukor first came to UIC as a chemistry undergrad. Today, the products her company manufactures are critical to biopharmaceutical research. Read her story.

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The big stories

To find out more about the work of our LAS community, turn to AtLAS, the Voice of the College of Liberal Arts & Science. Also, check out the websites of our academic units.


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Connect! LAS LinkedIn Mentoring Group

A great group of LAS alumni across a range of professions are donating their time and experience to advise and mentor LAS students as they launch their careers—and to assist fellow alumni to advance in their careers.

Do you have time and expertise to share? Are you willing to mentor students and young alumni with aspirations in your professional field?

Are you a young LAS alum or current student seeking career advice and networking opportunities?

Do you enjoy building community in a virtual environment?

Join up and change a life—maybe even your own.

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The LAS Alumni Association 

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Our LAS alumni are invited to get connected with the college through the LASAA - the Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Association. Through LASAA, you can contribute with the gift of your time - volunteering at programs and events that help support our students as they navigate the joys and challenges of college life. Write

Supporting the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The LAS Office of Advancement is here to help you make a difference. Through your generosity the college is able to fund the research, scholarship and teaching that advances knowledge, contributes to the betterment of society and trains our future leaders. 

Our advancement staff is ready to work with you to help you decide why and how you'd like to give. Whether your interest is in student scholarships, participating in annual or planned giving or you are committed to a specific area of research or scholarship, we can help you match your passion with an area of need. Call the office at 312-413-3281 and we'll assist in next steps. Or, contribute to our students by making a gift online now.