For its 2017 keynote address, the Center for Civic Leadership welcomes Robert "Bob" Baer, one of the most accomplished agents in CIA history and the recipient of the Career Intelligence Medal. He is the author of four bestsellers, including "See No Evil," the basis for the acclaimed film "Syriana," which earned George Clooney an Academy Award for his portrayal of Baer.Read More
Join us for staged readings of student work created as part of EPIC (Empathic Playwriting Intensive Course). These readings will feature excerpts of student-created 10-minute plays as part of Jamil Khoury's artist in residence program and will be performed by professional actors from Chicago. Student plays will cover a variety of topics and themes. A talkback will follow the performances.Read More
Dr. Wilson Chen, Dr. Fannie Rushing,
and Dr. Pat Somers
Social Justice & Race"
drawing 1,200 participants to BenU
on March 6, 2017.
Situated at the heart of the University, Benedictine's College of Liberal Arts provides students with unparalleled access to innovative, in-depth instruction in the humanities and social sciences. Our classes and programs emphasize rigorous, engaged learning, preparing students to live and work in a rapidly-changing world by cultivating their critical thinking skills and their abilities of self-expression.
The College is home to nearly 40 full-time faculty and seven departments. In addition to a variety of
minors, concentrations, and interdisciplinary programs, it offers
students a choice of over 20 majors and two graduate programs in disciplines
ranging from literature, philosophy, and music to psychology, political
science, and more. The College also houses the University's Writing Program, Scholars Program, Artist-in-Residence Program, and Center for Civic Leadership, all of which contribute significantly to the Benedictine undergraduate experience.
Please explore our site to learn more about the majors, minors, and graduate programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts, as well as about its many
unique programs and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. You can
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