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MAY 2015 NEWSLETTER Giving to LAS

ILLINI LIFE

 
Natural History building interior under construction
 

Looking Brighter: The sun casts rays through the dusty interior of Natural History Building, which is undergoing a major renovation. The project is slated for completion by early 2017. Photo by Scott Morris.

 
 
 
 

NEWS

 
Byung-Ho Chung hands a certificate to a child 
 

 

 

Scholar and Activist

LAS alumnus describes his life of promoting peace and assistance on the Korean Peninsula, and how his role of scholar and activist feed each other.

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 Trial Team Orange posing in the courtroom
 

 

 

Court Appeal

Students on the Illinois Trial Team gain valuable experience arguing their case in competition. 

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From left, Rene Baillargeon, Gary Dell, Steve Granick, Taekjip Ha, Catherine Murphy, and John Rogers were among those elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. 
 

 

 

Pioneers in Science

Six professors in or affiliated with the College of LAS are elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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 illustration of teen with Mom driving
 

 

 

Safe Driving with Mom 

Psychologists are learning the biological factors explaining why teenagers drive more safely when a parent is in the car.

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graduates from 1930 
 

 

 

10 Ways Student Life Has Changed at Illinois

From graduation ceremonies to styles of dance, see how student life at the University of Illinois has changed during the decades.

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 Samson Occom
 

 

 

Encounters at the Edge of the Woods

A classics professor of Mohawk descent explores the meeting point between Native American and ancient Roman and Greek cultures.

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