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Child care poses a problem for academics

Child care poses a problem for academics

By Yi Zhang

September 28, 2015

Students often only realize their professors’ role in the classroom, but another major part of a job in academia entails attending conferences to present the research professors conduct.Rachel S. Harris, professor in comparative literature, recently contested the child-care challenges many scholars fa...

UI professor researches photosynthesis to increase food supply

By Earn Saenmuk

April 14, 2015

According to a paper published by the scientific journal PLOS ONE, the world food supply will not be enough to sustain the growing global population by 2050. While some governments have tried to limit population growth — like China — a University professor is looking at a different way to solve the p...