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Beckman Institute

Dawn of Ideas: The sun shines one recent morning near Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, known for its interdisciplinary research. Some 85 faculty in LAS conduct research at the institute.

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Faculty Honors

Jeffrey Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded the American Chemical Society Edward Leete Award.

Andrew Leakey of the Department of Plant Biology won the Calvin-Benson Award.

Mei-Po Kwan, professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science, won the Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award.

WaÏl S. Hassan has been named a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies.

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LAS by the Numbers

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
grad159,035 network of LAS alumni
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