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JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER

ILLINI LIFE

Alec Soer hanging a hammock in the trees on the Quad.
 

High perches: Alec Soer, majoring in history for secondary education,
climbs high to set up a hammock on the Main Quad after the sun comes out. 

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NEWS

 
Harry Liebersohm 
 

 

Illinois historian receives prestigious award and fellowship

Harry Liebersohn is first Illinois professor to be named fellow at American Academy in Berlin. 
 
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Noyes Laboratory exterior entrance 
 

 

 

Space for collaboration

Center for Theoretical Chemistry to be constructed in Noyes Laboratory.

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professor Eva Telzer and graduate student Yang Qu 
 

 

 

Risky state of mind 

Psychologists uncover link between parental depression and teenage risk-taking.

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Leon Cooper, center, was honored at a Chicago White Sox game for his efforts to recover missing World War II soldiers. 
 

 

 

Remembering the lost

96-year-old LAS alumnus honored for efforts to recover lost service members.

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Lisa Lucero on site in Cara Blanca, Belize 
 

 

 

Exploring Maya life

Research in Belize, in the words of an anthropology professor.
 
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LAS @Work 
 

 

 

Building cultural understanding, one building at a time

Through Spanish, alumnus improves communication, safety, and productivity in the construction industry.

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Windy City Showdown: Cubs vs. White Sox 
 

 

 

Windy City Showdown: Cubs vs. White Sox

Join LAS Alumni on July 25 for Chicago's cross-town rivalry—Cubs vs. White Sox.

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Shannon Miller, Lincoln Scholar, Class of 2016
 

 
Four years ago, the Lincoln Scholars Initiative launched with the reopening of a renovated Lincoln Hall. In May, the first class of eight Lincoln Scholars graduated, thanks to alumni and friends who gave generously. The Lincoln Scholars initiative allows bright students to experience an Illinois education.

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