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Seeking Submissions to Sloth!

As part of our efforts to reach out to students with an interest in human-animal studies, the ASI created Sloth, a journal for undergraduate students to publish their papers, book and film reviews, and other work. Sloth is an online bi-annual journal that publishes...

ASI-UIUC Summer Institute Schedule

Schedule for 2017 Summer Institute Unless noted, most activities during the Institute will take place in the Levis Faculty Center, at 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801. Saturday, July 8, 2017 2:00-5:30 PM: Early Dorm Check In for International Travelers...

Lisa Lunghofer to Speak at SAWA

Our Director of Human-Animal Programs Lisa Lunghofer will be headed to Long Beach, California, next week to present at the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) 2017 Management Conference. As funders and donors alike are increasingly interested in measurable...


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ASI Seeking New Executive Director

ASI functions as a team and the Executive Director is a coordinating and important participating member.  Most notably the Executive Director leads the creation and growth of revenue opportunities and is responsible for preserving strong fiscal policies.  The...

Creating Safer and More Compassionate Communities

On April 19, 2017 Animals & Society Institute's Lisa Lunghofer will be at the Humane Society of Huron Valley giving a day-long training on animal abuse, teaching professionals what they need to know to recognize the problem and intervene effectively. The morning...

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