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MARCH 2016 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

sunshine after the rain
 

“Life is full of surprise,” wrote @yingzijiayou,
after taking this spectacular photo in the wake of a sudden rain on campus.
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NEWS

 
Elena Fuchs 
 

 

Illinois faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

Four recipients come from the College of LAS.
 
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Meghan Galiardi and Richard Laugesen 
 

 

 

New possibilities for math

Growing internship program creating opportunities for students.

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This figure shows how much water is used to produced one unit of ethanol (defined as water use intensity) for each energy crop. 
 

 

 

Best for biofuels 

Research reveals areas most suitable for crops raised for ethanol.

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graphic warning labels on cigarette packages 
 

 

 

When anti-smoking ads go too far

Study shows that graphic warnings may be counterproductive.

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meeting of the LAS Teaching Academy 
 

 

 

Teaching how to teach

LAS Teaching Academy helps professors and other instructors run classrooms more effectively.
 
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Humanities Without Walls (HWW) Consortium logo 
 

 

 

Pre-doctoral fellows named

Two from U. of I. selected to participate in career development workshop.

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Nine Dragon Wall photocourtesy Peter.m.ng at en.wikipedia from Wikimedia Commons 
 

 

 

An afternoon in Chinatown—lunch and tours!

A traditional Chinese lunch, a captivating cultural experience and interesting tours.

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Finey Ruan
 

 
The Lincoln Scholars Initiative launched with the renovation of Lincoln Hall, with the first batch of scholarships going to incoming students in Fall 2012. This May, Finey Ruan and seven others will become the first class of Lincoln Scholars to graduate because of alumni and friends who gave generously to this initiative and enabled these bright students to experience an Illinois education.

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