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JANUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER

snow angel on Illinois Quad
 

Campus at minus 8 degrees, minus students,
and plus one snow angel. 


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NEWS

 
Karen Howell 
 

 

 

Keeping the balance

Student athletes in LAS manage rigorous training and academic schedules. 

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LAS Experts 
 

 

 

The wisdom of living systems

Ying Diao learns from biological processes to create a new generation of green technology.

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Kathryn Oberdeck, John Randolph, Bonnie Mak, and Daniel Gilbert 
 

 

 

Rethinking the historical record in the age of social media

Researchers receive grant to investigate how to best document the modern era.

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standing water in farm fields after flooding along the Kaskaskia River 
 

 

 

Bruce Rhoads honored for geographic research and education

Professor receives lifetime designation as American Association of Geographers Fellow. 
 
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Abraham Lincoln bust in Lincoln Hall 
 

 

 

Junior faculty highlighted as LEAP Scholars

College of LAS program supports promising assistant professors. 
 
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Kevin Leicht 
 

 

 

What does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?

Sociologist describes the impact of 2018 tax reform. 
 
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May Berenbaum and Ling-Hsiu Liao 
 

 

 

Agricultural fungicide attracts honey bees, study finds

Finding may help explain declining bee populations.

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Max Abramovitz, Robert Zuppke, and Lorado Taft 
 

 

 

Documentary tells stories of three Illinois icons

One icon, Lorado Taft, creator of the Alma Mater, is an early alumnus of LAS.

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From my grandmother's kitchen at Spiaggia

Enjoy traditional dishes from southern Italy with four-star Italian chef Tony Mantuano.

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