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Read article: Professor Laura Goffman joins the Department of History
Professor Laura Goffman joins the Department of History
The History Department is delighted to welcome Professor Laura Goffman, our new Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern history. Goffman is an historian of public health, empire, and social change in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. She is currently completing her first book, "Disorder and...
Read article: Stefan Djordjevic Awarded LAS Award For Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
Stefan Djordjevic Awarded LAS Award For Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
The Department of History is proud to announce that Stefan Djordjevic, associate director of undergraduate studies and director of advising, has been awarded the LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.  Out of the 14 recipients of the...
Read article: 'Illinois laid the foundation for the rest of my life'
'Illinois laid the foundation for the rest of my life'
Matthew DiCianni (BA, ’07, history and ...
Read article: American historian Kenneth Cuno: Egyptian modernity was not affected by European ideas alone and interacted with world cultures.
American historian Kenneth Cuno: Egyptian modernity was not affected by European ideas alone and interacted with world cultures.
Read article: Exploring the History of Latinos in Baseball
Exploring the History of Latinos in Baseball
Dr. Adrian Burgos, Jr., a professor of history at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, studies individuals from Latin America came to, worked in, and were recruited to play baseball in the U.S.  Read more: ...
Read article: History professor Rosalyn LaPier featured in Ken Burns’ ‘The American Buffalo’ documentary
History professor Rosalyn LaPier featured in Ken Burns’ ‘The American Buffalo’ documentary
When huge herds of bison roamed the Great Plains... Read more:  https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/859024435.
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Rachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson (2019)

Rachel's position at the University of Illinois foundation marries her professional interests in non-profit fund raising and higher education and allows her to stay close to, and support, her beloved alma mater.

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