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JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

Chad Garland, war correspondent, in the field.
 

Writing the first drafts of war — Degrees in Russian and rhetoric help shape the career of Chad Garland, a combat reporter for the Stars and Stripes.

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NEWS

 
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Sensors detect disease markers in breath

A small, thin square of an organic plastic can warn people about what it senses in air. 
 
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Julie Price 
 

 

 

Skilled in the art of writing, and how to teach it

The poetry of Julie Price has growing resonance in the classroom and beyond. 

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Lincoln Scholar graduates Noman Baig, Lauren Gabra, Allana Griffith, and Jada Hampton 
 

 

 

Lincoln Scholars graduate with big dreams 

Twelve LAS students reach commencement with help from the Lincoln Scholars Initiative.

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Marta Zamroziewicz 
 

 

 

Studies link healthy brain aging to omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the blood

Fats from nuts, seeds, and oils can also make a difference in the brain, research suggests.

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Zong-qi Cai 
 

 

 

Professor to edit new prominent publications on Chinese literature

Zong-qi Cai aims to revolutionize our understanding of Far Eastern poetry, prose, and literary theory. 
 
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Researchers created a three-dimensional representation of predicted slab geometry and mantle flow. 
 

 

 

Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth’s interior

Geologists create model with potential to predict earthquakes, volcanoes, and other tectonic activity.
 
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faculty, students, and activists, authors, police chiefs, university officials, and journalists explore the issue of police shootings 
 

 

 

Seminar puts participants in police shoes

Role play scenarios help to explore the complicated topic of lethal force.
 
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Windy City Showdown Returns! - Cubs vs. White Sox 
 

 

 

Windy City Showdown Returns - Cubs vs. White Sox

Join us July 26 for Chicago’s cross-town rivalry. It’s a game you won’t want to miss!

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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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