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JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

The Quad in fog: Warm weather in mid-January created vivid scenery on campus.
 

The Quad in fog: Warm weather in mid-January created vivid scenery on campus.
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NEWS

 
Dean Feng Sheng Hu 
 

 

 

Feng Sheng Hu named Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of LAS

Longtime professor and associate dean started the job Jan. 1. 
 
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Lydia Kisley 
 

 

 

Researcher featured in Forbes 30 Under 30

Postdoctoral fellow Lydia Kisley called a game changer by magazine. 

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Cara Finnegan 
 

 

 

Will the White House continue to use photos as a social media tool? 

President Obama broke the mold on White House photographs.

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Charles Getz demonstrates his instant whip cream machine at Illinois in the early 1930s. 
 

 

 

Tasty invention from Illinois has its own day on the calendar

LAS chemists helped make dessert as we know it.

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Illinois professors Erik McDuffie and Carol Symes 
 

 

 

Two LAS professors awarded NEH Fellowships

National program supports advanced research in the humanities. 
 
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Researchers work to improve the life cycle of materials

A trio of Beckman researchers review the field they pioneered more than a decade-and-a-half ago.
 
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Learn about politics and power brokers in Chicago

Join the College of LAS on Feb. 25 at the Walnut Room at Hotel Allegro.

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Join us!

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

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Lincoln Scholars
 

 
Ryan Renee Evans is a first-generation student whose grandparents raised her. She didn’t think she’d be able to afford Illinois. The Lincoln Scholars Initiative made it possible.

Hear Ryan Renee talk about what being a Lincoln Scholar means to her. >>

 
 
 
 

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