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Megan Hoppe '21 in the 1865 dress she made

Hoppe '21 combines research, sewing skills in unexpected honors project

Triple major Megan Hoppe '21 combined her research and sewing skills to create an unexpected honors project and "knocked it out of the park," in the words of her advisor.

Dr. Emil Kramer receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Emil Kramer has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Illinois Classical Conference (ICC), recognizing him for outstanding contributions to Classics in the state of Illinois.

Ander Lecture focuses on Swedish divas

This year's O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History will focus on the 19th century Swedish divas Jenny Lind and Christina Nilsson.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Ida Paluch

Ida Paluch, a survivor of the Nazi-run Sosnowiec ghetto in Poland during World War II, will be the Quad Cities Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Ha’Shoah) speaker.