Published Date:August 29, 2013
More than three-quarters of U.S. colleges and universities in a survey offer black studies in some form, says a new report from the African American studies department at the U. of I.
August 29, 2013
Published Date:July 15, 2013
Boys exposed to familial violence, including conflict between siblings, become increasingly aggressive toward their peers at school, and this aggression is associated with greater levels of alcohol and drug use over time, a new study by a University of Illinois researcher suggests.
July 15, 2013
Published Date:July 10, 2013
A bout with cancer can be the catalyst for growth and healing in mother-daughter relationships, suggests a new study by a University of Illinois social work professor.
July 10, 2013
Published Date:June 19, 2013
Anyone with a passing interest in the Civil War has seen the photos of the battlefield dead. There are the rows and fields full of corpses from battles such as Antietam and Gettysburg (which will mark its sesquicentennial July 1-3). There are the faces and the expressions.
June 19, 2013
Published Date:June 3, 2013
The Soviet Union had its Gulag. It also had its seaside resorts. The same government that threw its citizens into labor camps also gave them vacations and places to spend them, some of them lavish, University of Illinois history professor and chair Diane Koenker says in a new book.
June 3, 2013