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Seventh-graders learn astrophysics through mixed-reality computer simulation

Mar 30, 2016 11:45 AM

Researchers at the University of Illinois hope to inspire greater numbers of young people to become astronomers—or at least to embrace learning science—with a new computer simulation that engages children’s bodies as well as their minds in learning about how objects move in space.

Killeen: Strategic plan will emphasize systemic approach

Mar 17, 2016 09:10 AM

The U. of I system’s long-term strategic plan will leverage the combined academic power of all three campuses to uphold the land-grant principle of “serving the public good,” while continuing to offer students a diversified, world-class liberal arts education.

UIS students spending Alternative Spring Break volunteering in New York City

Mar 16, 2016 03:37 PM

A group of students from the University of Illinois Springfield is spending their spring break helping to fight hunger and homelessness in New York City as part of Alternative Spring Break (ASB).

UIC mathematician named Sloan fellow

Mar 03, 2016 03:37 PM

University of Illinois at Chicago mathematician Kevin Tucker has been named a 2016 Sloan research fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

UIS receives $1.5 million gift for student union

Mar 03, 2016 10:15 AM

Richard and Charlene Osborne, of Chicago, Illinois, and Scottsdale, Arizona, have made a $1.5 million commitment to the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) in support of the student union building.

Student’s SpiderSense featured on Discovery

Feb 09, 2016 03:37 PM

A device that can help the blind see and save the lives of firefighters, police officers and soldiers. That’s how UIC doctoral student Victor Mateevitsi pitched an invention that senses for you when he appeared on the Feb. 3 episode of Discovery Channel’s “All-American Makers.”

Illinois Innocence Project at UIS helps secure release of Teshome Campbell in Champaign County murder case

Jan 29, 2016 03:37 PM

The Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) at the University of Illinois Springfield is pleased to announce that clemency client Teshome Campbell will be released from prison today as a result of the decision by Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz's decision not to retry him.

A New Era of Medicine: How Engineering will Revolutionize the Future of Healthcare

Jan 20, 2016 01:21 PM

Today, Engineering at Illinois faculty and students are working in several strategic areas to develop new technologies and the educational expertise that will fundamentally change how medicine is taught and practiced in the 21st Century.

Surgeons at UI Health spare patient’s spleen using robot-assisted technique

Dec 22, 2015 03:37 PM

Surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System were able to preserve part of a patient’s spleen by using robot-assisted surgery to remove a giant cyst wrapped around the center of the organ.

Two UIC researchers on list of “world’s most influential”

Dec 22, 2015 01:23 PM

Two UIC researchers are among “some of the world’s most influential scientific minds” included on the 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.