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Astronomers discover 'hyper-starburst' galaxy

Astronomers discover 'hyper-starburst' galaxy
Star formation in SPT 0364-32 is 4,500 times greater than in the Milky Way

Professor wins 2017 Alfred Wegener Medal of the European Geosciences Union

Professor wins 2017 Alfred Wegener Medal of the European Geosciences Union
Sivapalan recognized for exceptional international standing in his field

Scientists tweak photosynthesis to boost crop yield

Scientists tweak photosynthesis to boost crop yield
Research confirms a hypothesis that some believed was impossible

Senior in sociology is named a Marshall Scholar

Senior in sociology is named a Marshall Scholar
Devin Weiss is one of 30 university students chosen nationwide for the prestigious scholarship

LAS student receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award

LAS student receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award
Shivaliben “Shivali” Bhargavkumar Patel wins one of state's highest honors for helping those in need

U of I receives $1 million for scholarships from Give Something Back Foundation

U of I receives $1 million for scholarships from Give Something Back Foundation
Founded by an LAS alumnus, national organization makes college a reality for students of modest means


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book99.6% of Illinois students take a class in LAS
globe70 majors offered within LAS
class18:1 average student to faculty ratio in LAS classes
building8 LAS buildings on the Quad
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