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  • 9/17/2014
    Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a “genius grant,” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
  • 9/15/2014
    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Beckman Institute. Please join us for our postdoctoral symposium on Oct. 10 (Friday) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. It is free and all are welcome.
  • 9/12/2014
    llinois has the opportunity to become a national leader in the movement to reform youth sports. In cooperation with the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Assembly, The University of Illinois is hosting a two-day summit that will bring together state agencies and other organizations that are responsible for the design, delivery, and execution of youth sports.
  • 9/12/2014
    Aimed at alumni and prospective students interested in the university's ongoing mission, as well as current faculty and students wishing to stay up to date on the diverse work being done around them, An Illinois Sampler offers a rare glimpse into the impact of cutting-edge research on undergraduate education in a rapidly changing world.
  • 9/5/2014
    It may look like fresh blood and flow like fresh blood, but the longer blood is stored, the less it can carry oxygen into the tiny microcapillaries of the body, says a new study from University of Illinois researchers.
  • 9/4/2014
    The University of Illinois will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I with a cross-campus initiative that includes theater productions, a film series, concerts, lectures, symposiums, an art exhibition and a general education course. “The Great War: Experiences, Representations, Effects” is designed for Illinois students and the local community to gain a new understanding about the first industrialized conflict carried out on a global scale.
  • 9/4/2014
    High-tech thinking is ingrained in every inch of the new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, but it’s the cavernous spaces that catch the untrained eye. And those, as it turns out, are a part of the plan, too.
  • 8/12/2014
    Bee, snake or scorpion venom could form the basis of a new generation of cancer-fighting drugs, scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report. They have devised a method for targeting venom proteins specifically to malignant cells while sparing healthy ones, which reduces or eliminates side effects that the toxins otherwise would cause.
  • 8/11/2014
    An office with a window can improve your sleep and your quality of life, according to a new study co-authored by Mohamed Boubekri, a professor of architecture at the University of Illinois.
  • 8/6/2014
    Professor Ning Wang led a team that found that tumor-repopulating cancer cells can go dormant in stiffer tissues but wake up and multiply when placed in a softer environment.