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Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in Animal Sciences, conducts research in the Animal Sciences Lab.

Graduate student turns love of animals into groundbreaking research

Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in animal sciences, stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall.RB No longer does she gear up in her kneepads and Fighting Illini volleyball jersey, but instead in her white...

Last year's SING workshop.

Genomics workshop caters to Native American community

By Allison McIlvain July 5, 2015

The Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics (SING) is a University workshop aiming to get more Native American scholars, students and community members interested in genomic studies,...

Illini track and field head west for Husker Invite

By Will Small February 5, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team gears up for the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite in Lincoln, Nebraska this weekend. With teams like Nebraska and USC headlining the field, the Husker Invite is one...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster January 29, 2015

Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces...

Pebble Smart Watch can connect to any device that supports iOS or Android systems via Bluetooth to notify its user of any incoming calls, messages, e-mails and more. Some University students — participants in engineering courses, a campus workshop and a Twitter campaign — have received free watches.

Pebble Smart Watch allows students hands-free communication

By Earn Saenmuk May 6, 2014

Many engineering students have been spotted wearing the same watch on campus, and it’s not an accident. Pebble Smart Watch has a black-and-white e-paper display. It can connect to any device that supports...

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