College of LAS « Illinois

Winter 2014


100 years of LASCelebrating 100 Years of LAS

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences celebrates a century of education at the University of Illinois.

studentsYear in Immersion

A longtime study abroad program in Japan nears a milestone.

EnglishThe English Building Was Never a Dorm

Campus’s most famous ghost story starts on the wrong foot.

SlawTrue Grit

With their son’s life at stake, Ken and Ann Slaw made things happen.

BollywoodThe Lure of Bollywood

A course in Indian cinema is getting noticed at Illinois

PatelCore Beliefs

Alum founds service organization and discovers the missing piece of multiculturalism.

dogsTop Dog

Chemists, vets, and dogs work together for cancer cure.

geologyRock Solid Experience

Geology field camp earns reputations as one of the best in the country.

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LAS News Winter 2014