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NOVEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER

 
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Image courtesy of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at Illinois.
 

University of Illinois connects
2019 World Series contenders

LAS alumni played a role in historic Fall Classic.

 
 
 

NEWS

 
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Altgeld and Illini Hall Project enters new design phase

Campus officials plan to present schematic designs to Board of Trustees in March.

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Susan Martinis 
 

 

 

Former head of biochemistry named vice chancellor for research and innovation

Susan Martinis to lead Illinois research enterprise.
 
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Georgina Adatsi, center, and supporters at the LAS Scholarship Celebration. 
 

 

 

Students and donors honored at LAS Scholarship Celebration

Event celebrates more than 190 scholarships that help make college a reality for students.
 
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David Sepkoski 
 

 

 

Humanity and the modern world

David Sepkoski works to realize the potential of bringing together the studies of STEM and humanities.
 
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Gene Robinson speaks during the inaugural LAS Dean's Distinguished Lecture 
 

 

 


Gene Robinson speaks at LAS Dean's Distinguished Lecture

Inaugural event provides opportunity to learn from outstanding scholars.

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The French connections

Corinne Cantwell Heggie's degree has led to many dimensions of success in law, most recently her new role as president of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

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JungHwan Yang 
 

 

 

Evidence of human behavior, not "bots," reveals disinformation campaigns

Interference and fake grassroots political movements can be exposed by the right approach, according to study.

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New distinguished fellowships help graduate students attend Illinois

Established in 2018, cross-campus program is attracting doctoral candidates in the humanities and arts.

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Jonathan Sweedler 
 

 

 

Illinois professor tops "Power List" of analytical scientists

Jonathan Sweedler is named to list along with two of his former students.

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Application deadline approaching for high school seniors

The Illinois application is open for next year’s freshman class. Encourage friends and family to apply to the College of LAS! The application deadline is Jan. 5, 2020.

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ALUMNI

 
 
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New LinkedIn page

Follow us on our new LinkedIn page! Stay up-to-date on the latest happenings throughout the college, or list us as your educational unit on your profile. 
 
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Show your LAS pride!

LAS T-shirts, pens, and other merchandise are
now for sale via the Illini Union Bookstore.
Place your order today.

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  All together. Amazing.  

For more than 100 years, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been the beating heart of the University of Illinois, providing students with an education that’s as focused as it is diverse. We’re making groundbreaking discoveries in the lab, using literature and languages to understand and interpret historical and current events and peoples, and developing an understanding of society and individuals. Working together, our people, programs, and facilities make the College of LAS altogether amazing.

 
 
 
 

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