At the Heart of a Great University
With 18 departments and spanning the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest of NIU's six undergraduate colleges. By the nature of our mission, we touch virtually every new student to the university, regardless of their major, through the wide array of general education courses housed within our departments. We provide the solid liberal arts foundation that students can build upon. Your future career success begins here!
Making a better solar cell. An international team of scientists that includes NIU researchers has mapped out a pioneering route to improve the performance of hybrid perovskite solar cells.
- NIU Geography & Meteorology Professor David Changnon recently appeared on WGN TV to discuss how corn crops are contributing to our recent hot weather.
- Political Science professor Artemus Ward was quoted in the New York Times discussing the deaths of Supreme Court justices.