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Two students examine an insect from one of the entomology exhibits at the Naturally Illinois Expo in 2013.

A sustainable gem: The sixth Naturally Illinois Expo

By Susan Szuch April 16, 2015

A short walk away from the State Farm Center, nestled among other buildings in Research Park, is the Forbes Natural History Building, one of “the University’s best kept secrets,” said Sue Post,...

A decade in the making

A decade in the making

By Declan Harty January 20, 2015

At 63 years old, Michael Chrzastowski was much different from the other graduate students last fall. After working as a University employee for 25 years at the Illinois State Geological Survey, Chrzastowski...

Illinois celebrates modern mapmaking with International GIS Day

Illinois celebrates modern mapmaking with International GIS Day

November 19, 2014

The practice of mapping started approximately 16,500 years ago in central France, where prehistoric people painted the stars in cave walls. These were humanity’s first mapmakers. Since then, cartography...

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