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—  NOVEMBER 2021  —

 
 
 
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U of I plans new building for ethnic
and gender and women’s studies

Feasibility study approved for structure that will house several academic units.

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AROUND THE COLLEGE

 
 
 
  Jose Atiles, Daniel Miller, Jacki Rand, and Alexia Williams
 

 

New faculty launch careers in LAS

College announces 18 new professor positions this fall.

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  The association of collaborators of Nicolas Bourbaki, a collective pseudonym, in France in 1938. An office for the fictitious mathematician appeared in Altgeld Hall in 1955.
 

 

The lost office of N. Bourbaki

An Altgeld Hall prank in the 1950s is still talked about today.

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LAS IN VIDEO

 
 
 
Video: Tour of Altgeld Hall
 
 

Touring the transformation of a campus landmark

Enjoy this virtual walk-through of the inspiring changes that will
modernize Altgeld Hall for future generations of Illini.

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Giving perfection a twirl

Global studies major Julia Arciola gives a behind-the-scenes
look at what it takes to be the Marching Illini feature twirler.

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ENGAGE WITH LAS

 
 
 

Announcing the Illinois Legacy Challenge

In honor of the With Illinois campaign, a generous alumnus has donated $1,000,000 in matching funds to create the Illinois Legacy Challenge. Donors documenting a new planned gift to the College of LAS or other campus units will have the ability to tap the matching pool. To learn more, visit the Illinois Legacy Challenge website.

 
 
 

How might transitional justice lead to community restoration?

3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3., via Zoom. Presenter: Chungmoo Choi, professor of Korean studies at University of California, Irvine will explore the relationship between affect, ethics, and transitional justice by examining how South Korean society has dealt with the violent histories that occurred during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945) and the postcolonial period. Co-hosted by the Illinois Global Institute and Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies. Register here.

 
 
 
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