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The Illinois Professional Digest August 2020

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  • Illinois Professional Campaign

    We value, respect, and support all employees and emphasize the diverse ways that employees carry out and support the university's mission.

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  • Prairie Research Highlight: Travis Ashby, Climatology Programmer

    Travis Ashby, a climatology programmer with the Midwestern Regional Climate Center at the Illinois State Water Survey, recently answered a few questions about his career.

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  • INHS Highlight: Kristopher Maxson, Ecologist

    Meet Kristopher Maxson, a large river fisheries ecologist at the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS). Maxson originally joined INHS in 2009 as a fisheries technician, and recalls his time as a tech as a priceless experience that is vital to the work being done.

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  • Allerton Park Spotlight: Tien Douglas

    Tien started with Allerton during the very first week of the stay-home order, entering her position ready to help, and has since been a bright and caring addition to their staff. Along with her day-to-day tasks, she’s also taken on a very important role in leading Allerton’s COVID-19 staff-focused safety efforts.

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  • UIPD Employee of the Month: Kyle Bletscher

    Please help us in congratulating Security Guard Kyle Bletscher as he is the University Police Department’s August employee of the month! You can read about how Bletscher's keen situational awareness aided in recovering a stolen bicycle at the link below. 

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