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UI research finds students benefit from classroom views of green landscape

The Main Quad at the University of Illinois.

By Yi Zhang

February 9, 2016

Students studying in a classroom with windows and a green view will perform better academically than students studying in a windowless classroom or a room without a green view, according to a new study.The research, conducted by Dongying Li, graduate student in Landscape Architecture, and William Sulli...

Online portfolios play a role in helping students land the job

The online portfolio homepage of Sean Keane, senior in FAA. 

By Mikayla Ostendorf

January 27, 2015

Along with resumes, cover letters and up-to-date LinkedIn profiles comes another important tool for self promotion: the online portfolio. The use for online portfolios can vary depending on the major, said Michele Plante, career services coordinator for the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Students i...