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Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell  

Message from the Dean

Dr. Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell welcomes faculty, staff, and students back to campus. Read her message here.

 
2 women, Professor Choi and Professor Hoopsick  

New Faculty

AHS added two scholars to its tenure-track faculty. Meet the new faculty members here.

 
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Welcome, Class of 2025!

More than 500 freshmen and transfer students joined the College of Applied Health Sciences for the fall semester. Meet some of our new students here.

 
Wendy Rogers  

Is There a Robot in Your Future?

2021 King McCristal Distinguished Scholar Dr. Wendy Rogers talked about the role of robots in health and wellness at the Fall College Meeting. Learn more about Dr. Rogers’ research here.

 
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Faculty Promotions

AHS celebrated the promotion of eight faculty members. Learn more about faculty promotions here.

 
Sasanna Scaroni in wheelchair, holding American flag across her shoulders  

Illini Win Medals After Big Sendoff

More than a dozen of Illinois’ Paralympic athletes were celebrated by U of I staff and community members before competing in Tokyo. Read more about the sendoff and their success here.

 
Jacobs, Rossman and Forber  

Three to Receive Alumni Awards

Recipients of the AHS Distinguished Alumni Award, the Harold Scharper Award, and the AHS Young Alumni Award will be honored in October. Meet our award recipients here.

 
Illinois and Wisconsin football players in a game  

Join Us for Homecoming!

AHS alumni, friends, faculty, and staff are invited to stop by the AHS tent for food and drinks prior to the Illini’s game against Big Ten rival Wisconsin on October 9 from noon to 3 p.m. for complimentary food and drinks prior to the Illini's game against Big Ten rival Wisconsin.

 
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Helping Our Educational Mission

Alumni and friends of the College of Applied Health Sciences make a huge difference in the professional preparation of our undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more about the role they play here.

 
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AHS Students Featured on “College Tour”

The Amazon Prime offering explores college campuses through the eyes of its students. Read about the Illinois episode here.

 
Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell, Chancellor Robert Jones, and Garrett Anderson  

Illinois Named a Purple Heart University

The University of Illinois’ longstanding commitment to veterans was recognized with a special honor over the summer. Learn more about the Purple Heart designation here.

 
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Grants Roundup

AHS faculty have received a variety of grants from external, campus, and college sources. Read about the grants here.