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—  OCTOBER 2021  —

 
 
 
Davenport Hall
 
 

An upgrade for a campus mainstay

Davenport Hall, one of the oldest buildings on
the Main Quad, undergoes a renovation.

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AROUND THE COLLEGE

 
 
 
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A birds'-eye view of an evolutionary struggle

Researchers: Eye size related to whether a bird can be tricked into raising another bird's young.

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U of I leads new $15 million institute to understand climate change and disasters

Institute will focus on innovative cyberGIS and cyberinfrastructure.

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LAS IN VIDEO

 
 
 
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How does U of I feel like home?

To celebrate Homecoming, we invited students to share with us how U of I has become their home away from home. Here's what they had to say.

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Transitional Justice in Latin America: Lessons for the United States?

Noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 via Zoom. Presenter: Ezequiel Gonzalez-Ocantos, associate professor of political science and international relations at the University of Oxford, and Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College. Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the Illinois Global Institute, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Register here.

 
 
 

Bones in the forest: Exhumation and reburial as tools to “healing the dead” in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

Noon Thursday Nov. 4, via Zoom. Presenter: Shari Eppel, executive director, Ukuthula Trust, Zimbabwe Solidarity Peace Trust, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Organized by the Center for African Studies. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Additional support is provided by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI Program. Register here.

 
 
 
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Moving forward from COVID-19

Throughout the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we have all adapted to a new normal. In this new series, we examine how society is shifting gears for a brighter future.

 
 
 
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Alumni Experts: Advice on professional success

LAS alumni are amazing people. See some of their career tips in our video series.

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

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