A horse-drawn caisson carries a casket and leads family members through Arlington National Cemetery.
(Chris Greenberg/AP)
November 03, 2013

2013: The Changing Military

When 12- and 13-year-old University Laboratory High School students interviewed veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, the students’ age and inexperience may have enabled them to get better stories from the people who served.


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August 07, 2013

1994: Covering Our Heritage

"Covering our Heritage: African-American Quilts of Champaign-Urbana" was a 1994 exhibit at the Krannert Art Museum featuring local quilters in 1994.


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November 25, 2011

2011: Breaking Down Disability Barriers, The Legacy Of Tim Nugent

How did the U of I help shape the way the nation thinks about disability? A radio documentary by Urbana Uni High students, airing at 10 am Thursday, Nov. 24, at 11 am Friday, Nov. 25, on WILL-AM 580, looks at the days when disabled students were new on the U of I campus and at the U of I Beckwith program that allows students with severe disabilities to live on campus.


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September 03, 2001

2001: Memories Are Made Of This

The objects looked ordinary to the casual observer: a model boat, a toy train set, a couple of hand-made dresses. An old pipe, some ticket stubs and an angel doll. But for the students who held them, the objects opened a flood of memories.


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July 04, 1998

1998: Journey To A New World

Twelve groups of five students (7th and 8th graders) in Barbara Wysocki’s ancient history class at University Laboratory High School interviewed U.S. immigrants at three or four times their age. The students collected oral histories as part of a documentary called Journey to a New World.


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April 27, 1995

1995: Oral Histories Of The Holocaust

As part of an oral history project, University of Illinois Laboratory High School students interviewed Central Illinois residents who survived the Holocaust or whose family members were victims or survivors of the Holocaust. The interviews were conducted by students from Barbara Wysocki's history class.


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