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Special Education grad student selected as Research Live! finalist

by the College of Education at Illinois / Nov 14, 2016

2016 Research Live! competitionJamie Pearson, a graduate student in the Department of Special Education, was selected as a finalist at the 2016 Research Live! competition at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The event is sponsored by the Graduate College at Illinois.

Pearson will have just three minutes and the use of two slides to give her presentation, "You Need to Keep Those Kids Quiet": Austism in African-American Communities. 

A panel of judges will select the top three winners, and attendees will choose a People's Choice recipient. The event is free and open to the public.

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