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Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life

Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life

July 26, 2014

You know how to do this. You’ve done it since you were in grade school. You must know how to do it well if you are attending this University in the fall.  You know how to study.  But do you know how to study in college? There are lots of things that will distract you. Formals, sporting events or just a night at one of the ...

The man behind the trans fat ban

Fred Kummerow, emeritus professor of comparative biosciences, sits in his Urbana home, discussing his life's work of heart disease research and campaign to ban trans fats. On Nov. 7, the FDA announced its plan to ban the substance from all foods.

By Annabeth Carlson

December 4, 2013

In Fred Kummerow’s home in Urbana, a small slate plaque reads “I am still learning.” Michelangelo recorded this quote when he was 87 years old. For Kummerow, who is 99, these are the words he has lived by his whole life. Kummerow is an emeritus professor of comparative biosciences at the University. He ...