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—  MARCH 2021  —

 
 
 
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The rising power of poetry

Growing interest in the written art form stems from its potential
to expand our viewpoints, professors say.

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AROUND THE COLLEGE

 
 
 
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Economist: The path to economic recovery must address child care

The child care industry, key to working parents, has been hit hard by COVID-19.

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The lessons of deep space discovery

Emeritus professor's new book reflects on cosmic voids and the journey to have his findings accepted.

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Esther Ngumbi honored for work in sustainability, diversity in science, and communication.

Award-winning English professor shares insights about the role literature can play in understanding African American history.

Online services and a devoted staff keep the Writers Workshop running strong through the pandemic.

U of I recently produced more bachelor's degree recipients in statistics than any other university in the country.

 
 
 
 

LAS IN VIDEO

 
 
 
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Favorite thing about UIUC

It’s been a tough year on campus, but LAS students are resilient!
Here are some of their thoughts.

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Each year, the LAS Alumni Council selects a handful of inspiring alumni for recognition. The application process is simple and open to all. We encourage you to nominate someone you know for this honor.

The $192 million project to restore and renovate Altgeld Hall and replace its neighbor, Illini Hall, is moving forward. Sign up for regular updates and learn more about the project.

 
 
 
 Alumni Experts
 

Professional advice from alumni experts

LAS alumni are pretty amazing people. Check out our video series that features some of their advice for professional success.

 
 
 
Alumni Events
 
 
  • 3/25/21 - Afro-Latinos in Baseball: Hidden in Plain Sight
  • 4/16/21 - LAS on Tap: Preserving the Storied Past of Altgeld Hall

FOR MORE INFORMATION, links, and registration, visit the College of LAS events page here.

 
 
 

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