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Inked identity: Dr. David Lane explores the rarely researched world of tattoo artists.

Volume 7 • Number 1 • Fall 2021

Dr. David Lane

Behind the needle: Professor explores the world of tattoo artists

Dr. David Lane’s new book, The Other End of the Needle: Continuity and Change among Tattoo Workers, focuses on how tattoo artists sustain their world.

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ISU’s new Innovation Hub looks to spark entrepreneurship, economic growth in McLean County

Momentum is building again for Illinois State’s Innovation Hub.

Dr. Tina Williams

Help wanted: Dr. Tina Williams’ research seeks to change perception of underemployment

Dr. Tina Williams, interim chair and associate professor of the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods, specializes in studying this phenomenon, referred to as underemployment.

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Wonsook Kim’s thank-you to her alma mater is ‘money to dream big’

Three named professorships were established as part of a $12 million donation made by artist and Illinois State alum Wonsook Kim ’75, M.A. ’76, M.F.A. ’78, honorary doctorate of arts ’19, and her husband, Thomas Clement.

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Fall 2021

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