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MAY 2017 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

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Congratulations to our 2017 graduates
from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences!
Commencement ceremonies included several graduates
from the Lincoln Scholars Initiative, shown here.


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NEWS

 
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Four professors in LAS elected to National Academy of Sciences

Selection is one of the highest honors for scientists. 
 
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Avital Livny 
 

 

 

Is democracy on the wane in Turkey?

Expert explains the key U.S. ally's apparent march toward authoritarianism. 

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Department of Mathematics awarded for excellence 

Prestigious honor comes from the American Mathematical Society.

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Thirteen students in LAS win 2017 Beckman Institute awards

Thirteen students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences were recently named recipients of the 2017 Beckman Institute student awards.

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Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural faculty

Fifteen have primary appointments in the College of LAS. 
 
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Researchers solve the puzzle of a missing river

A dramatic case of ‘river piracy’ is attributed to climate change.
 
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Erik McDuffie 
 

 

 

Illinois professor awarded ACLS fellowship

Prestigious award will help Erik S. McDuffie study Garveyism.
 
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Upcoming alumni events

Join us June 3 for an exclusive visit to Klairmont Kollections in Chicago and June 8 for a Crimes Against Books event in Chicago’s Willis Tower.

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courtyard and pavers at Lincoln Hall
 

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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