Spanish Summer Camps 2017, registration open
The University Language Academy will offer:
Spanish Summer Camps for children ages 4-9 at the Children’s Research Center. June and July, 5 days a week, morning (8:30-12:00), afternoon (1:30-5:00), or full-day sessions (8:30-5:00) AND
Spanish Summer Camps for youth ages 10-13 at the University of Illinois main campus. Two 2-week-sessions in June, and one week in July 5 days a week, afternoon (1:30-5:00).
To register online go to http://www.languageacademy.illinois.edu/programs/summer-camps/index.html. Registration by May 31 preferred. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tasha Robles awarded IlliAAC New Professional Award
Tasha Robles has been awarded the IlliAAC Outstanding New Professional Award which recognizes excellence in advising as a new professional (1-3 years of advising experience) in our campus. The purpose of the IlliAAC (Illinois Academic Advising Committee) is to promote and develop quality academic advising at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is dedicated to supporting professional growth for academic advisers and advising.
Prof. L. Elena Delgado awarded Criticism and Interpretive Theory Senior Research Fellowship 2017-19
Prof. L. Elena Delgado has been awarded the competitive Criticism and Interpretive Theory Senior Research
Fellowship for the years 2017-19 to advance on her book project, "Habits of the Heart: Affective Attachments in the Public Sphere." The Unit will provide fellowship support to help Elena undertake the research necessary to completing the book.
Prof. Eduardo Ledesma recipient of Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors Award
Prof. Eduardo Ledesma has been named the recipient of the LEAP Award (Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors). The competitive LEAP award was created as a way to foster excellence and recognize the impact assistant professors have in the College of LAS. Only five assistant professors are chosen each semester as LEAP Scholars in AY 2016-2017.
Madeline Decker awarded IPRH Undergraduate Student Prize
Madeline Decker, double major in Spanish and English, has been awarded the IPRH Undergraduate Student Prize for her paper “What’s Love Got to Do with It: Intersections of the Personal and Political in The Bostonians and Obergefell v. Hodges”