Fall 2015 E-News
Wounded Vets Center Dedicated
After seven years of planning and fundraising, AHS Dean Tanya Gallagher celebrated the realization of her vision of a center for seriously wounded veterans when the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education was dedicated. Read more.
Vet Center Work Underway:
A Conversation with Interim Director Nick Osborne
Nick Osborne, interim director of the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, talks about the need for the center and the services provided. Read more.
Dr. Timothy J. Nugent: 1923-2015
The founder of the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) died on November 11. Read more.
Secretary of Education Thanks Illinois for Disability Leadership
Arne Duncan learned more about the success and innovation of DRES when he visited in September. Read more.
McCristal Lecture Reviews MS Research
Dr. Rob Motl, 2015 King James McCristal Scholar, presented his research on physical activity and multiple sclerosis during the Fall College Meeting. Read more.
New Faculty in AHS
Seven tenure-track faculty and one lecturer joined the teaching and research faculty this year. Read more.
AHS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
On October 23, the College of Applied Health Sciences celebrated the notable accomplishments of alumni of its instructional and service units. Read more.
Sapora Symposium Unites Students and Alumni
Current and former students of the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism joined special guests and students from across campus at the 11th Annual Allen V. Sapora Symposium in October. Read more.
i-Health Student Making a Difference in South Africa
Claire Hafter is making the most of health-related internships in the Cape Town area. Read more.
SHS Students Receive National Recognition
Three graduate students have received prestigious national awards. Read more.
Play for Change Helps Build a Playground
Members of Play for Change, a student organization that focuses on using sport for social change and development, helped to build a community playground in Decatur, Illinois. Read more.