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FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

 
Career fair
 

Help Wanted: Recruiters and Illinois students packed into the recent Business Career Fair, which was hosted by the College of Business but attended by more than 500 LAS students as it was open to students from across campus. Companies and other organizations interested in recruiting Illinois students at one of several career fairs on campus can contact Brian Neighbors, head of employer relations at The Career Center for further information. (Photo by Garrett Pauley.)

 
 
 
 

NEWS

 
Kelly Ritter 
 

 

New Provost Fellow Appointed from English Department

Professor will work to create more smaller, interdisciplinary course options for first-year students.
 
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Ruby Mendenhall 
 

 

 

A Better Way To Issue Tax Credits

Research shows that payment frequency affects borrowing and stress.

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Xin Zhang and Richard C. Anderson 
 

 

 

Children Better Suited to Learn in Groups 

Teacher-led discussions may not be ideal, according to research.

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Asef Bayat 
 

 

 

Reflecting on “Arab Spring”

Middle East uprisings of 2011 have faltered, but hope is not lost.

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Ned O'Gorman 
 

 

 

Violence and Symbolism

Why some of our most unifying events involve the destruction of American symbols.
 
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Vahid Mirshafiee, Robin Holland, Marc Ryan Gancayco and Ipek Tasan 
 

 

 

Quick Thinking

LAS student researchers win competition to present findings succinctly.

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