Creating opportunities to learn during COVID-19

Learn from experts, get involved, and make a difference

Since the onset of COVID-19, the College of LAS has served as a campus and community leader, striving to mitigate the deep effects of the pandemic on campus and beyond. 

Now, LAS is proud to extend opportunities to get involved with the innovative research happening throughout the college. Whether you are a community member who would like to learn about the pandemic or a student wanting to get involved in research first-hand, you can make a difference.

LAS Impact Award: Recognizing inspiring efforts during COVID-19

Help us honor LAS faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergrads who have gone beyond the call of duty during the pandemic.

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Broaden your understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic

Broaden and deepen your understanding of the pandemic from experts at UIUC.

Access recordings from "COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic," a free webinar series. Learn from world-class scientists, humanists, social scientists, and artists about the pandemic and its consequences.

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Get involved in making a difference in the community
COVID-Corps: Action for Solutions

Through COVID-Corps, students earn credit as they assist in conducting research and helping their communities. 

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Read about LAS research and scholarship during the pandemic: