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Optimism may make a healthy heart

Optimism may make a healthy heart

By Abrar Al-Heeti

January 21, 2015

It turns out being happy could lead to more than just feeling good — it could also be associated with good health. A new study suggests a link between having a positive attitude and being in better cardiovascular health in comparison to people who are more pessimistic. Researchers from the Universit...

Four UI grads schools placed in national university ranking report

Four UI grads schools placed in national university ranking report

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 12, 2014

U.S. News & World Report’s graduate school rankings for 2015 were issued Tuesday. The University earned sixth for best engineering graduate school, 26th for education graduate school, 35th for business graduate school and 40th for law schools. In the 2014 report, the University placed in a six-...

Vijay Iyer to perform ‘cutting-edge’ jazz at Krannert

Vijay Iyer to perform ‘cutting-edge’ jazz at Krannert

February 20, 2014

Living in New York City, teaching at Harvard University and performing around the world, Vijay Iyer pushes the boundaries of what seem possible in his work schedule — and with his jazz music — on a daily basis.  As a composer, producer, performer and musician, Iyer said that his music is a process o...