Here are some of the ways your gift benefited SILS in our most recent fiscal year.
Student Support: Twenty-six SILS students received fellowships, assistantships or other types of philanthropically funded student support in fiscal year 2012 (July 1, 2011-June 30,2012).
Research Awards: Thirteen SILS students received research awards in fy12. They helped ensure our students could conduct their research and complete their masters' papers.
Travel Award: Eight SILS students received travel awards in fy12, for purposes of attending academic conferences and professional meetings to present research and other scholarly work.
Study Abroad: A major donor for SILS funded three study-abroad travel awards in fy12.
Lectures: Thanks to three major donors, the School hosted three preeminent lectures in fy12--the OCLC/Kilgour Lecture, the Henderson Lecture and the Steinfirst Memorial Lecture. Scholarly work, particularly "new frontier" work, was the focus of the first two, children's literature the focus of the Steinfirst.