Raevianna Davis, My ATLAS internship experience taught me valuable skills and knowledge. She is a senior majoring in English. She currently works as the communications intern at Motorola Solutions in the U of I Research Park, after having a successful experience with the ATLAS internship program.
Matt Fanelli, My undergrad humanities research enabled me to examine environmental consciousness. His story as a current student studying history and media and cinema as a junior at Illinois, preparing for a career that involves writing. He recently conducted research through the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) on campus. We caught up with him to learn more about his experience.
Sophie Luijten, My undergrad humanities research led me to examine climate change and women’s security. Her story as a junior majoring in global studies and Spanish, with a concentration in environmental sustainability and social responsibility. Luijten is a Global Studies Leader, a Bailey Scholar, a CFA Social Justice Scholar, a James Scholar, and serves as a mentor for the Campus Honors Program. She recently conducted research through the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) on campus.
LAS@Work is a series devoted to stories about our College Alums. See the latest information in this series by clicking here.
LAS@Work: The French connections. Corinne Cantwell Heggie’s degree leads to many dimensions of success in law with her first degree in French. Follow her story in this article.
LAS@Work: The history of a sportswriter. Some stories just write themselves, so it would seem with Brad Evans. He explains how he became a famous sports analyst with his degree in English.
LAS@Work: Cyber threats, counterterrorism, and Shakespeare. Starting with her English degree, Erin Joe’s career in national security requires a mindset that began forming in college. Read more about how she connected to this work.
LAS Insider Blog features current students and their stories and is found at this link.
LAS Insider: How I helped design a new history course
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LAS Insider Story: Kyndal Gragg is a junior in LAS, where she studies the History of Art. Originally from Springfield, IL, but hailing from Tulsa, OK, she is passionate about space-making and advocating for underrepresented narratives in the arts.
LAS Insider Story: Brendan McGovern is a junior in LAS, where he studies English and political science. He is passionate about politics and writing, and he has found registered student organizations on campus to develop those interests.
LAS Insider Story: LAS student Shelby Job discovered her skills and interests at Research Park. Shelby Job is a fourth-year student in the College of LAS studying English and Earth, Society, and Environmental Sustainability with a focus on the eco-humanities, environmental writing, and geospatial technologies.
LAS Insider Story: Three siblings, five LAS majors and one strong family bond. Gabriela is part of the HPRC team.
LAS Insider Story: Alumnus finds the Sweet Life
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