AHS E-News
Fall 2012
Posted: September 18, 2012

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In This Issue


Meet Our New Students

The College of Applied Health Sciences welcomed more than 300 new students to campus with an event on August 24. Meet our new students.

Dr. Chalip

Dr. Chalip Joins RST as Head

Dr. Laurence Chalip has joined the College of Applied Health Sciences as the Head of the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism and as the department's first Brightbill/Sapora Professor. Read about Dr. Chalip.

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New Faculty

The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health and the Department of Speech and Hearing Science have added to their faculties this year. Meet our faculty.

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McCristal Scholar: Dr. Charles Hillman

Charles Hillman, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, is the 2012 King James McCristal Distinguished Scholar. Read more about Dr. Hillman.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The University of Illinois took part in the Smithsonian Museum’s annual Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, this year, as part of the festival's celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of land-grant universities. Read about the festival.

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Adventure Tourism Up Close

Over the summer, a group of students from across the campus traveled to New Zealand as part of a new class in adventure tourism offered by the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism. Read about the new class.

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