LAS Alumni Information
There’s a logical reason why we sometimes make irrational decisions—it’s how we are wired.
The new field of neuroeconomics reveals the biological reasons why people make decisions that may or may not be in their best interests.
Amid the ruins of Chicago’s public housing history, one thing the Windy City did right may improve the future.
One of the most ambitious, but least remembered, government projects of World War II was at U of I.
The morality of torture—and why the debate over its use often misses the point.
Tolstoy’s legacy of nonviolence influenced many great leaders.
For Latino baseball players, the color line excluding them from pro baseball in the 20th century was fuzzy at best.
- LASNews Spring 2009
- (Interactive Flash version.)
Around the College
- How Ulcer Bacteria Can Exist in the Stomach
- Fighting Dandruff and Monitoring Oceans
- Biochemists Discover Treatment for Lethal Staph Infections
- Honey Bees High on Cocaine Shed Light on the Mysteries of Addiction
- Report Predicts How Global Warming Will Hit Home in Chicago
- Older Kindergartners Have Only a Fleeting Edge
- Words of War and Holocaust