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Cooties and crushes: Brain region finds new role in development

Cooties and crushes: Brain region finds new role in development

By Susan Szuch

April 27, 2015

Glance at a playground — you’ll see boys and girls running around, trying to avoid catching “cooties” from each other. It’s normal behavior for young children, and according to research by University psychology professor Eva Telzer, it’s caused by the brain region that recognizes import...

ISS urges earlier appointment approval for incoming professors due to Salaita controversy

October 16, 2014

The Illinois Student Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night in favor of a more timely University hiring process, which was sparked by Steven Salaita’s recently rescinded job offer. Rather than taking a stance on whether Chancellor Phyllis Wise was right to rescind his offer, the senate voiced ...