College of LAS « Illinois

Summer 2013


Ninth LetterAnd Now for Something Completely Different

Ninth Letter is not your father’s literary journal.

You never know what to expect with an issue of Ninth Letter. Readers might receive a car in one issue...a utility bill in the next one...a postcard from Argentina in another...or maybe a microfiche in the next issue.

studentsComing of Age

The sixth and final part in a series examining the evolution of higher education since the construction of Lincoln Hall. (You will be taken to the Lincoln Hall website.)

BrodbeckSilicon Valley Pioneer

A history alumna goes to YouTube, and beyond.

wallThe Archives of the World

A professor is on a quest to discover how the environment has controlled life on Earth, and how life adapts and even alters the environment, for better or for worse.

NageleCourage under Fire

LAS alumna receives Medal of Valor for work in Africa.

MartinShattering Ceilings

Lynn Martin, former Secretary of Labor, honors women teachers in LAS.

SandburgThe Making of the Sandburg Collection

How a tireless English professor obtained the library of one America’s greatest poets.

geologyThe Many Presidents of Geology

Successful alumni hail from the same era at the U of I.

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LASNews Summer 2013