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DECEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER Giving to LAS

ILLINI LIFE

 
Season's Greetings!
 

Pictured is one of the 10 gold owls (symbols of wisdom) found in C. Key Family Memorial Hall, the Quad entrance to historic Lincoln Hall.

 
 
 
 

NEWS

 
 technology in the classroom
 

Eight Ways Technology Has Changed Classrooms at Illinois 

Two LAS editorial interns compiled a photo essay demonstrating how life was different for past Illinois students and faculty. See how far we’ve come!

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Harley and Newmark 
 

Professors in LAS Are Elected to Prominent Scientific Society

Two professors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are among the latest researchers elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious scientific society composed of those who have made outstanding contributions to their field.

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NEH Fellows 
 

U of I Receives More Prestigious NEH Fellowships than Any Other University 

Five professors in the College of LAS have received National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, a prestigious award given to faculty and scholars for advanced research. The U of I is the only institution to be awarded more than three of the fellowships for 2015.

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 depression
 

Study Shows Elevated Risk of Depression Linked to the Early Onset of Puberty

Regardless of gender, youth who enter puberty ahead of their peers are at a heightened risk of anxiety, conflict with friends and family, social problems, and other problems associated with depression, according to a groundbreaking new study by a psychology professor at the University of Illinois.

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EVENTS

 
 
Blackhawks 
 

Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Rangers

Sunday, March 8, 2015
Chicago, IL

Watch the Chicago Blackhawks play the New York Rangers, the 2014 Eastern Division Champions, in United Center’s Super Suite! Join the College of LAS Alumni Association at 5 p.m. for a pregame event to meet Dean Barbara Wilson, mingle with LAS alumni, and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet including beverages.

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GIVING OPPORTUNITY

 
The Lincoln Hall Project

The Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships

Give a lasting gift for the holidays by honoring someone on a paver, bench, theater chair, or even a room in Lincoln Hall. All proceeds support student scholarships!

Your gift to the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships will help create a permanent means of filling the gap between a family’s unmet financial need and the cost of an excellent education.

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