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Dean Cheryl Hanley Maxwell  

Message from the Dean

Dr. Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell shares some thoughts on the current situation and invites you to share your stories. Read Dr. Hanley-Maxwell’s message here.

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SHS Clinics to Offer Telepractice

The State of Illinois has granted a temporary variance to the Department of Speech and Hearing Science so that speech-language pathology and audiology clinical graduate students can accrue clinical experience via telepractice. Learn more about telepractice services here.

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College Recognizes Faculty/Staff Excellence

AHS honored eight individuals for outstanding performance. Meet the college award recipients here.

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Campus Recognizes Faculty Excellence

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored five individuals for their impact on student learning. Meet the campus award recipients here.

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Student Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

AHS announced the recipients of student awards for 2019-2020. Click on the links below to see the awards for each unit.

See Department of Kinesiology and Community Health award recipients here.

See Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism award recipients here.

See Department of Speech and Hearing Science award recipients here.

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Dr. Jeff Woods Receives Paper of the Year Recognition

Dr. Woods’ research on the gut microbiome was published in Exercise and Sports Sciences Reviews. Read more about Dr. Woods’ research here.

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MPH Alums Are on the Front Lines of Coronavirus Battle

Graduates of the Master of Public Health degree program talk about their role in the pandemic. Read about their work in public health departments here.

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AHS Alumni Well Represented in Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame 2020 Class

AHS graduates and former U of I athletes in volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling, gymnastics, and soccer are among those being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Meet these outstanding athletes here.

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ORPR Gets Contract to Study Lake Need

The Office of Recreation and Park Resources will examine the need for a second lake in Springfield, Illinois. Learn more about the lake study here.

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Illinois Hosts TALS Conference

The Academcy of Leisure Sciences met at the University of Illinois for the first time, and several RST faculty were honored for their contributions to the field. Read more about the TALS conference here.

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Check Out Our Podcasts!

AHS faculty address issues related to the coronavirus pandemic and more. You can find all of our podcasts here.


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