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Posted February 19, 2018
Watch our 10-Minute Tip videos. These videos were created for our campus to share best practices on topics critical to graduate education - topics such as fellowship nominations, tuition waivers,...
Information sciences graduate student Joseph Porto searches through the scrapbook of a student who attended the university 100 years ago.
Posted February 9, 2018
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — I slowly turn each page of Florence Lee’s large paper scrapbook, making sure not to wrinkle any of the items she placed inside. Its contents offer a snapshot of student life in the...
llinois mechanical science and engineering student and lead author of a new study Benjamin Sohn holds a device that uses sound waves to produce optical diodes tiny enough to fit onto a computer chip.
Posted February 9, 2018
Illinois researchers have demonstrated that sound waves can be used to produce ultraminiature optical diodes that are tiny enough to fit onto a computer chip. These devices, called optical isolators...

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