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Year in Review: Technology

By Lilly Mashayek December 10, 2015

By Lily MashayekStaff writer University Receives RecognitionSeveral University faculty members received awards this year: professor of physics Mats Selen was awarded with the national Professor of the...

UI to use NSF grant to help women, minorities

By Lily Mashayek December 3, 2015

By Lilly Mashayek Staff writer Women and minorities looking to start their own companies will now be able to get a little extra help from a new program at the University. A $100,000 grant from the National...

This species of turtle is the Terrapene carolina, otherwise known as the common box turtle. This specimen was collected in Jackson County, Illinois over 75 years ago and is part of a collection from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Natural History Survey receives thousands of specimen donation

By Ali Braboy November 2, 2015

The Illinois Natural History Survey has described itself as the guardian and recorder of biological specimens of Illinois since 1858. And recently the collection got even bigger.Southern Illinois University...

NSF Director Dr. France Cordova speaking about POETS, a new Engineering Research Center on Thursday, October 15.

UI debuts new engineering center

October 19, 2015

By Christin WatkinsStaff writerThe new $18.5 million center for the Power Optimization of Electro-Thermal Systems is a “really big deal,” said President Timothy Killeen.At a kick-off meeting for the...

College of Education debuts IDEALL

By Vivienne Henning 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...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”

By Abigale Svoboda September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

“Professor Robert Pilawa explains the effects of temperature implications on electrical power systems architecture.”

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

By Caeli Cleary August 26, 2015

The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal...

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

December 3, 2014

Imagine looking up into the sky and seeing winged robots flying high above construction sites. These mechanical bats have been programmed to take photographs and collect data on any potential safety threats...

Landon Marston

Seven University students selected for prestigious graduate fellowship

September 24, 2014

Roughly 3,000 students applied to the prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, only 189 received the award and seven of those attend the University.  Graduate students...

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