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AHS Adds to Faculty

Eleven scholars joined the faculties of Kinesiology and Community Health, Speech and Hearing Science, and Recreation, Sport and Tourism this year. Follow the links below to meet them.




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Welcome, Class of 2024!

More than 300 freshmen joined AHS this fall. We asked them to tell us a little about themselves. Meet the students who responded.

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eLearning Director Welcomes “Big Mental Shift”

Sara Shrader joined AHS as the director of online learning just two months before the pandemic hit. She talks about how her role was impacted by the crisis here.

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RST Starts Consulting Firm

When required internships were disrupted by the pandemic, RST found a creative way to keep students on track toward graduation. Learn about Illini RST Undergraduate Consulting here.

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COVID Prompts Changes in MPH Internships

Students in the Master of Public Health Program found their plans for their Applied Practice Experiences significantly altered by the pandemic. Read about how they adapted to the changes here.

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NSF Funds Wheelchair Research

An interdisciplinary team including staff from the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services have received a $1.5 million grant to develop a revolutionary wheelchair. Read about the grant here.

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Sapora Symposium to Focus on Social Justice

The role that sport plays in advancing issues related to social justice, both on and off the field, will be addressed in a series of virtual presentations. Learn more about the 2020 Sapora Symposium here.

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Veterans Day Event to Focus on Employment

The results of a national survey on employment issues among military Veterans will be the focus of this year’s Veterans Day event hosted by the Chez Veterans Center. Learn more about the event here.


Check out some of our other recent stories:

Community Health

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences


Recreation, Sport and Tourism

Speech and Hearing Science


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