Thomas Ballard and Tyeese Braslavsky are Class of 2022 graduates of political science. While at the university, they both completed research through their major; in September, they received the 2022 Senior Thesis Award for their work.
- Mi Pueblo elevated my mood so much to be able to be with people who also enjoyed speaking Spanish, and to do it in a less formal setting that wasn’t so high-stakes and that wasn’t really a classroom setting.
- Rachel Burdette is a senior in anthropology and history and is pursuing a certificate in museum studies.
- October is National Arts & Humanities Month, a month dedicated to the importance of culture in America. To celebrate, some of our humanities majors shared with us why they love studying the humanities within the College of LAS.
- We are fam-ILL-y! For Homecoming 2022, we asked LAS students how LAS feels like home. Here’s what they said…
- Alice Lee, Tom Ballard, and Alex Wellman are serving as interns for the HRI-Mellon Legal Humanities Research Group, where faculty, graduate students, and undergrads explore research at the intersection of humanities and the law.
- With nearly 1,500 unique LAS classes taught each semester, students have a wide range of options when choosing courses. Inspired by the large amount of courses through the college and the the thousands of March Madness brackets that are made each year, LAS developed one of its own brackets—with an LAS twist.
- Anthony Erlinger and Kathleen Flores participated in SPAN 232: Spanish in the Community, where they used their language skills to help communities in Champaign-Urbana.
- I am currently working with Tricia Thrasher (a PhD candidate in French) to study how virtual reality technology can be integrated in second language learning classrooms to reduce foreign language anxiety.
- In reading and studying philosophy, I realized that there is a philosophy in everything. How we direct our careers, how we create new things, how we interact with others—all of it relies on values that we don’t often think about.