The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve outcomes for patients with sickle cell disease.
Ray Schroeder, associate vice chancellor for online learning at the University of Illinois Springfield, was honored with the 2016 Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education by the Univeristy of Wisconsin on August 10, 2016, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Engineering faculty members appear in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and EngineeringJul 28, 2016 03:50 PM
The U. of I. is represented in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data.
Robert J. Jones, president of the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), an experienced and accomplished scientist and research university leader, was named chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Tuesday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its July 21 meeting. He would take office on Oct. 3.
The Boys College Summer Literacy Institute, a new program created by UIC, launched this summer to provide black boys with an academic foundation not typically offered in elementary school. Boys College gives black boys in grades 3 and 4 the reading and writing skills needed to prepare for and get admitted to top colleges and universities.
More than 2,000 students have enrolled in classes at the University of Illinois Springfield already this summer.
Herbert Retzky has never forgotten his time as a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. A $5 million donation from his and his wife Carol’s estate will ensure his legacy of advocating for the practice of pharmacy is secured within the college in perpetuity.
One of the biggest factors in the profit margin for farmers is the moisture content of their harvest at the time of sale. A startup from the University of Illinois, Amber Ag, is providing a cost-effective way for farmers to monitor and even help alter the condition of their crops in silos.
Wesley W. Curtis has been named vice president and general counsel of the University of Illinois Foundation effective August 1, 2016.
Seven faculty members from the University of Illinois Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine have been awarded grants from the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research.