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—  AUGUST 2021  —

 
 
 
Isle Royale National Park
 
 

Overlooked National Parks of the Midwest

Robert Pahre, a professor of political science, shares his favorite
national parks from among the sites he has explored.

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AROUND THE COLLEGE

 
 
 
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Venetria K. Patton named Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of LAS

Professor and administrator from Purdue University began her role on Aug. 2.

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LAS alumnus set for 2020 Paralympics 

Head coach of the University of Illinois wheelchair track team Adam Bleakney (BA, ’00, English; MS, ’02, journalism) is a four-time Paralympian and silver medalist. Now the LAS alumnus is leading a contingent of 15 Illinois wheelchair track student athletes and alumni as a coach of the 2020 Paralympics U.S. track and field team at the Tokyo Games.

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Weather trucks at UIUC offer hands-on experience

Learn about the multi-million dollar Doppler on Wheels facility that transforms
capabilities for research, offers hands-on learning for students, and expands
outreach efforts to share knowledge of the atmosphere.

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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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