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Raising $10 Million for Scholarships

We have raised $5,495,298.75 for scholarships so far.In celebration of Lincoln Hall’s long-awaited renovation, have your name—or the names of those you wish to honor— memorialized in Lincoln Hall by making a gift to the college’s scholarship fund.

Give to the Lincoln Hall Scholarship Fund.


Platinum Recognition: Lincoln Hall Renovation Is Honored for Environmental Sustainability

Planners for the historic Lincoln Hall renovation knew they were aiming high when they set out to earn “gold” certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s environmental sustainability standards. Not only did the project earn gold status, but it did one better.

Lincoln Hall Rededication Ceremony


Watch a video of the Lincoln Hall Rededication ceremony that took place on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. This ceremony, on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, was exactly 100 years to the day of the building’s original dedication.

“I currently teach English at New Trier Township High School, and with all the technology in the classroom—projectors, computers, iPads—I still think back to my first day in my first classroom in Lincoln Hall with its couple of pieces of chalk, eraser, and blackboard, and marvel at what a gift it is to be a teacher.”

—Mark Wukas, BA ’77, history; MA ’79, English

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Remembering Lincoln Hall

Being a Lincoln Scholar
Max Colon shares his thoughts on his first year in the University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and what being a part of the inaugural class of the Lincoln Scholars program has meant to him.

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time capsuleAugust 2013
The Lincoln Hall time capsule gets installed.

crowdFebruary 2013
The Lincoln Hall Rededication ceremony.

open houseOctober 2012
The big reveal: the Lincoln Hall Open House and time capsule ceremony.

bustJuly 2012
The Lincoln bust returns.

theaterMarch 2012
The theater receives its floor and the courtyard its plants.

courtyard entranceFebruary 2012
Attention is focused on the first floor.

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