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LAS alumna and students win Research Park awards

LAS alumna and students win Research Park awards
Interns recognized for outstanding work at innovative companies

Illinois historian receives NEH Public Scholar award

Illinois historian receives NEH Public Scholar award
John Lynn is awarded career prize for military history

Slowing bacteria may be more effective than killing them

Slowing bacteria may be more effective than killing them
U of I researchers discover mechanism which makes bacteria more virulent

Lessons in language

Lessons in language
University Language Academy teaches children Spanish (and learns from them, too)

Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and water

Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and water
Ants, thick brush, and other obstacles challenge a search for elusive pools

Cicada wings may inspire new surface technologies

Cicada wings may inspire new surface technologies
Noisy insects have a natural design that repels water efficiently


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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
grad162,000 network of LAS alumni
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