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FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

Human Operated Vehicle Alvin, a unique deep-sea submarine
 

3 kilometers under the sea: Illinois leads expedition to explore underwater volcanoes.
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Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis book cover 
 

 

 

Professor wins award for groundbreaking book

Kevin Mumford receives
Stonewall Book Award. 

 
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Chemistry Annex reopens after renovation

$21.4 million project creates new research and classroom space. 

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Inspired by anthropology 

Alumnus relies on lessons from a key class at Illinois for his career at Expedia.

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Students from the University of Illinois prepare to launch a radiosonde to measure atmospheric conditions during the SNOWIE project. (Photo by Bob Rauber.) 
 

 

 

Let it snow: Illinois researchers help create precipitation

Professor and students join cloud-seeding project in Idaho.

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Charlie Sing wins NSF CAREER Award

Award will support chemical and biomolecular engineering professor's work, including a popular youth academy. 
 
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Experts: Many nonhuman primates face extinction

Anthropologist reports that 60 percent of species could disappear.
 
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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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Lincoln Scholars
 

 
Malik Moulton grew up memorizing maps and looking for landmarks. Illinois was his dream school; he's wanted to attend since seventh or eighth grade. Now, he's studying geographic information science and planning to attend grad school.

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