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$700,000 grant awarded to help community college transfer students

February 8, 2016

The Office of Community College Research and Leadership received a grant to help community college transfer students earn bachelor’s degrees.The University’s Office of Community College Research and...

University receives $28.1 million to research technology combating cyber-attacks

October 26, 2015

In recent years, cyber hackers have waged attacks on organizations ranging from Sony Entertainment to the U.S. government. University researchers will investigate another area of cyber vulnerability —...

UI professor awarded $50,000 to kick-start career

The Fout Group is a chemical research group committed to molecule work. Faut (fourth from left) and her group will now be working on an investigation on nitrite reduction, a process that can reduce blood pressure.
October 18, 2015

Just in time for National Chemistry Week, Alison Fout, assistant professor in chemistry, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to begin new research.Fout received a Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women...

IL veterans programs continue, despite budget strains

October 14, 2015

Several institutions are working in Champaign-Urbana to help returning soldiers; one of the largest is the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, which directly employs about 1,350 individuals in...

College of Education debuts IDEALL

October 4, 2015

About four years ago, as technology continued to evolve, the College of Education began to consider how the school could evolve with it. The college researched how technology can be used in the classroom...

UI education a ‘responsibility’ to solve world hunger, according to Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks on “The Role of Public Research Universities in Addressing International Food Security” at Alice Campbell Alumni Center on Thursday.
September 13, 2015

Tweet: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calls on students to solve world hunger now.As some 300 students, faculty and community members sat in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center Thursday, U.S. Secretary...

University to build Center for Critical Infrastructure Resiliency

June 22, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security has given the University $20 million to create a center dedicated to critical infrastructure resiliency.On June 9, the University announced it would lead the new center...

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