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OCTOBER 2017 NEWSLETTER

Chancellor Robert Jones, center, and Feng Sheng Hu, Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of LAS, third from right, and others at Illinois celebrated the renovated Chem Annex with a ribbon-cutting in early October.
 

Reopening: Chancellor Robert Jones, center (in gray), Feng Sheng Hu, Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of LAS, third from right, and others at Illinois celebrated the renovated Chem Annex with a ribbon-cutting in early October.


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John Tofik Karam 
 

 

 

College of LAS names Conrad Scholars

Designation recognizes outstanding professors in humanities. 

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Bruce Carpenter 
 

 

 

Making math more attainable

NetMath, a distance-learning program, keeps growing after 28 years.

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Hee-Sun Han 
 

 

 

New faculty join the College of LAS

This fall, 23 professors join Illinois from institutions around the world.

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Daniel Leon used a 3D scanner in Athens to learn more about a second century historian who studied Alexander the Great. (Photo courtesy of K.A. Rask.) 
 

 

 

Classics professor uses 3-D technology to answer an ancient question

Daniel Leon sheds light on the historical record of Alexander the Great. 
 
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Melissa Littlefield 
 

 

 

Where body meets machine

Melissa Littlefield examines the growing promise (and potential peril) of wearable technology.
 
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Adrian Burgos Jr. 
 

 

 

Do politics or protests have a place in sports?

History professor explores the long history of outside influence on the playing field.
 
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Paul Hergenrother 
 

 

 

The enduring influence of Kenneth Rinehart

With help from an endowed chairship, Paul Hergenrother is improving antibiotics.

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Celebrate Homecoming in NHB

Take a self-guided tour of the renovated Natural History Building while attending this year’s Homecoming on Oct. 28, and see how Illinois created a modern learning space within one of campus’ most historic buildings.

 
 
 
 
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Illinois launches its largest-ever fundraising campaign

Our campus launched a new fundraising campaign, With Illinois, on Friday, Oct. 13, with events across campus. The campaign, our most ambitious ever, will continue through 2022.

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Join us for Math Meets Music

You are invited to an extraordinary musical experience on campus. We’re celebrating the university’s 150th anniversary and the Department of Mathematics’ 40th anniversary of the Four Color Theorem.

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