The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Sony’s camera contacts could lead to a privacy issue

By Shankari Sureshbabu, Columnist August 9, 2016

Life is filled with so many wonderful, yet fleeting moments that it’s only natural to want to be able to capture them to remember forever. Unfortunately, carrying a camera or phone around to catch...

Undergrad’s research suggests link between phone use and mental health

By Vivienne Henning March 16, 2016

Tayana Panova, a University alumna, looked around her environment and her eyes were met with screens instead of faces. She perceived the use of cell phone technology across the campus to be ‘widespread,...

Isabelle Martini, a junior, gets help on her assignment from her English teacher Ed Sandt, center, during class, November 19, 2012, in Montvale, New Jersey. Pascack Hills High School has been issuing students laptop computers in their classrooms for the past nine years. (Tariq Zehawi/The Record/MCT)

New teaching tools introduced at tech showcase

By Vivienne Henning January 21, 2016

Gone are the days where professors simply used a blackboard to write out definitions and equations to teach their students. Blackboards and more traditional classroom teaching methods are still in use,...

Universities employ most lobbyists following tech and drug manufacturing

By Samantha Joes Toal November 17, 2015

Higher education had the third-highest number of lobbyists among industries in 2014, according to a recent study from the Center for Responsive Politics. Higher education lobbyists came in third, following...

Aerospace Engineering professor Soon-Jo Chung holds a quadcopter while speaking at Share the Vision 2013, an annual research and start-up showcase sponsored by the Office of Technology Management and EnterpriseWorks.

Share the Vision to highlight University's pipeline of innovation

By Emily Scott October 6, 2015

The University’s pipeline of innovation flows stronger each year. To highlight this research, the fourth-annual “Share the Vision” technology showcase will connect researchers and start-ups with...

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...

Jump Simulation Center to train future College of Medicine students with technology

By Mariah Schaefer July 19, 2015

When the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine opens its doors to students in approximately three years, a new technological facility will help prepare medical professionals for a future in a technology-driven...

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

By Madeline Galassi April 6, 2015

Videos and memes have become increasingly popular and can be seen almost everywhere on the web. A new app, Trio, allows users to create them on their own device by choosing different multimedia from across...

Alex Braem, senior in LAS and member of the National Guard, stands on a resupply mission on Turan Island in the Red Sea in March 2012.

Veterans’ goals at University shaped by military experience

By Rebecca Jacobs December 10, 2014

Patricia Starks couldn’t sleep without hearing the sounds of fighter jets flying overhead when she returned to the University from Iraq. Starks is just one of about 300 veterans on campus. The transition...

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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