blog postsU. of I. program to help provide mental health services to high-need areas in IllinoisNov 10, 2017 9:30 am0 views A new campus program is expanding the number of behavioral health providers available to medically underserved and rural communities throughout IllinoisEducation Justice Project receives $1 million grant from Mellon FoundationOct 18, 2017 3:30 pm0 views 'The generous support of the Mellon Foundation promises to allow EJP, which has already served almost 250 individual students at the prison, to impact the lives of many more individuals.'Few hunters know how their duck stamp dollars are spentOct 9, 2017 4:30 pm1 views Illinois hunters each pay $25 for an annual federal duck stamp to legally shoot waterfowl, yet few know how their money is used, according to a University of Illinois study.September 18 to November 10Sep 27, 2017 7:00 am1 views The 2017 Campus Charitable Fund Drive kicks off September 18, 2017. Pledge your support today and make a donation. It's easy, and together we make a HUGE difference.Education Justice Project receives Community Impact AwardSep 19, 2017 1:15 pm0 views EJP is a comprehensive college-in-prison program that demonstrates the positive impacts of higher education on incarcerated people, their families, and their home communitiesBeautiful musk (and the furious farmer)Sep 12, 2017 9:00 am1 views The low afternoon light cast a beautiful glow, and I was struck by a lone thistle growing amidst the wheat.Illinois first in the U.S. to offer new brachycephalic syndrome procedureSep 6, 2017 11:30 am0 views A new surgical procedure that addresses one of these pets’ anatomical problems was performed for the first time in the U.S. at the Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.How do dads fit into early intervention services for children?Aug 1, 2017 4:30 pm0 views Professor Brent McBride hopes his study will inform service providers to better target or include fathers in intervention plans that positively affect children’s developmentIllinois counts down to the total solar eclipseJul 11, 2017 10:45 am1 views Professor Leslie Looney: "It’s the darkness, it’s the drama, it’s this beautiful thing, and you say, ‘I get this. I see why people spend thousands to travel and see eclipses.’"Campus meeting Thursday night for missing scholar supportJun 21, 2017 1:00 pm2 views Campus police and other officials will meet with members of the campus and community at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, to discuss campus support for the search for Yingying Zhang.Illinois music ensemble part of Vienna’s music scene this springMay 18, 2017 11:30 am0 views The University of Illinois Chamber Singers is performing in Europe this spring during a 12-day exchange trip with the University of Vienna choir.The World of Genomics at Chicago's Field MuseumMay 18, 2017 7:00 am0 views A special two-day 'World of Genomics' exhibit includes hands-on activities to discover the world of genomic science and its impact on our lives.Herbicide considerations for replanted cornMay 16, 2017 2:00 pm0 views University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager says farmers should keep weed control/herbicide issues in mind when replanting waterlogged cornScience at Illinois feeds the world, furthers health, protects the planetApr 16, 2017 9:00 am0 views 'As a nation and as global citizens, we cannot thrive without continuing support for the kind of science going on here at Illinois and at our university peers across the U.S.' Medical maggots? Old-school wound care still usedApr 11, 2017 12:45 pm1 views Maggot therapy is often used to debride—or clean out—wounds. “The maggots feed only on dead and dying tissue. They have no interest in the healthy flesh..."History class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”‘Hair,’ 'Hysteria' and other films, guests announced for EbertfestMar 23, 2017 3:45 pm2 views The 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical of the same name, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, April 19-23 in ChampaignChoose from more than 300 coursesMar 20, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The promise of Illinois Online and the U of I is to provide a positive, rewarding and successful online learning experience.Isabelle Huppert, Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’Mar 17, 2017 5:45 am1 views Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and TV legend Norman Lear are coming to this year’s “Ebertfest,” along with two films, the first announced in this year’s lineup.U of I Library launches open-access digital publishing networkMar 13, 2017 11:45 am6 views The Illinois Open Publishing Network has launched. Its first work: A new English translation of a memoir of Claude Monet.Chicago waterways – still flowing after more than 100 yearsMar 8, 2017 3:15 pm1 views Chicago’s intricate waterway system, which included reversing Chicago and Calumet river flows, has protected the Lake Michigan water supply for over 100 years, but faces new challengesTeam explores path toward endless supply of clean energy with controlled nuclear fusionMar 3, 2017 1:00 pm0 views R&D Magazine (Rockaway, N.J., March 2) – Controlled nuclear fusion has been a Holy Grail for physicists who seek an endless supply of clean energy. Scientists at Rice University, Illinois and the University of Chile offer a glimpse into a possible new path toward that goal.Corn rootworm keeps evolving ways to resist pesticides that protect $50 billion corn industryMar 2, 2017 1:00 pm4 views Scientific American (Feb. 14) Illinois entomologist Joseph Spencer worries that technology to defeat the corn rootworm will work only briefly against an inventive foe. Lyric Theatre’s “Viva Verdi!” to showcase highlights of Verdi’s operasFeb 22, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The production of “Viva Verdi!” by the Lyric Theatre, opening Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, is kind of a greatest hits show of the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.Changing methods for road salt application may ease environmental effectsFeb 10, 2017 4:00 pm0 views Road salt dissolves and flushes away into surface water, so high salt concentrations are often found in rivers and streams after a significant amount of snow has melted. But les could be used with proper training.No joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsLIS professor writes textbook on diversity issues for librariansFeb 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views Professor Nicole Cooke's new book textbook helps librarians understand the importance of serving diverse groups of people. It examines the political, social, economic and technological divides among library patrons.New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and careFeb 2, 2017 12:45 pm0 views Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is now one of a few veterinary research and clinical care schools in the U.S. with a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI facility.What does a Trump administration mean for science?Jan 27, 2017 3:45 pm1 views Panel discussion anticipating changes to national science policy during the new presidential administration. Friday, January 27, 4 pm, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory B102Register now: Online conference March 1-3Jan 24, 2017 11:15 am0 views Health Communication Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices conference will showcase research on the relationships between technology, electronic communication and healthcare.