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Whether you want to gain advantage in the international world of business, explore your own Asian heritage, study Asian medical systems, or simply learn more about this fascinating part of the world, choosing to minor in Asian studies is a wise move. The Asian studies minor effectively complements a variety of majors, including anthropology, history, fine arts, political science, sociology, literature, theology, marketing and finance. Students who plan to continue their studies with an advanced degree in Asian studies or a related field can lay the educational groundwork here at Loyola University Chicago.


Hindu Awareness Week

April 5th, 2013

The Hindu Students’ Organization is holding Hindu Awareness Week that highlight different aspects of Hinduism throughout the week! Be sure to stop by and learn what it means to be Hindu! And free food…..need I say more? A preview of each day: Monday, April 8th: The Hindu Students’ Organization start off Hindu Awareness week by […]


Asian Studies Essay Contest

March 18th, 2013

The ASIAN STUDIES PROGRAM’s Essay Contest provides undergraduate students the opportunity to gain recognition for excellence.  Students whose entries are judged to merit awards by the Asian Studies Program faculty will be eligible for cash prizes:  1st prize, $100; 2nd prize, $50; 3rd prize, $25.  RULES Any undergraduate student at Loyola University of Chicago is […]


Ricci Scholars

February 7th, 2013

The Asian Studies Program wishes to congratulate the Ricci Scholars for the 2013-14 academic year! Loyola University Chicago has selected its 2013–2014 Ricci Scholars, students who will travel to Italy and China during their junior year to study, travel, and conduct cross-cultural research. The Ricci Scholars program offers a scholarship to highly qualified students who […]


Asian Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago

Asian Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago

November 7th, 2012