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AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

Sign urging Champaign park visitors to track pollinators
 

Insect investigation: A sign advertises CU Pollinator Week, which had the Department of Entomology
partnering with the Champaign Park District. They'll use data collected to guide future plantings.

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NEWS

 
Marc Hertzman 
 

 

If the Rio Olympics had a soundtrack? Samba!

Samba is essential to Brazil's identity, according to history professor. 
 
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Pitching new ideas in Hollywood

Individual plan of study in LAS was critical for young television editor.

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New master's program combines GIS, business

Degree will help students succeed in a growing field of study.

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Students open butterfly garden, archaeology exhibit at children's museum

Volunteers help build interactive displays.

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University of Illinois animal biology professor Jonathan Marcot 
 

 

 

Professor receives fellowship for research in green technology

Joaquin Rodriguez-Lopez receives the Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship 
 
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High schoolers summer institute group 
 

 

 

Pokemon Go hits the Quad

Professor who studies technology and society believes augmented reality may be here to stay.
 
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A Culinary Experience with Tony Mantuano at River Roast

Alumni event scheduled for September 24.
 
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Join us!

LAS alumni are invited to connect with others through the college’s new
LinkedIn Group.


 
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Shannon Miller, Lincoln Scholar, Class of 2016
 

 
Four years ago, the Lincoln Scholars Initiative launched with the reopening of a renovated Lincoln Hall. In May, the first class of eight Lincoln Scholars graduated, thanks to alumni and friends who gave generously. The Lincoln Scholars initiative allows bright students to experience an Illinois education.

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