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APRIL 2017 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

'A Clear Mind,' by Chris Seward, a graduate student in cell and developmental biology, was one of the winners in U of I's annual Image of Research Competition.
 

“A Clear Mind,” by Chris Seward, a graduate student
in cell and developmental biology, was one of the winners in
U of I’s annual Image of Research Competition


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Religion professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Jonathan Ebel studies the role of religion in war experiences. 
 
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Ryan Suffern in Guatemala, while filming “Finding Oscar.” (All images courtesy of Ryan Suffern.) 
 

 

 

The documentarian

An English alumnus in Hollywood brings an epic story to light. 

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Amanda Cavanagh, Paul South, and Don Ort 
 

 

 

Newly characterized protein has potential to save U.S. farmers millions annually 

Targeting an "accidental" compound could increase plant efficiency.

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Dawn Durante 
 

 

 

A raucous event for reading

History Soapbox event asks: What is the world's most influential book?

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Four faculty named Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors Scholars

Early-career professors receive support for outstanding research and teaching. 
 
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David Linowes 
 

 

 

Honoring a visionary

The late David Linowes, who would have turned 100 in March, still inspires great ideas at Illinois.
 
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Join us for upcoming alumni events

Join us April 29 at Sunda in Chicago for a fusion of food and culture. And June 3, we’ll meet for a look at the 300 automobiles at Klairmont Kollections in Chicago.

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Join us!

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

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Spring on campus is a time of graduations and new beginnings. Celebrate a new alumnus or alumna - or someone more established - with a paver or theater chair in Lincoln Hall. Your gift supports the Lincoln Scholars Initiative, which invests in students as they earn degrees that will serve them for the rest of their lives.

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