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Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence in research, teaching or service
Posted March 5, 2019
The Graduate College at Illinois hosted its annual, “Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence” reception on Monday, March 4. This campuswide ceremony recognizes graduate students from...
Gabriel Lamar Pique founded the University of Illinois Saxophone Ensemble.
Posted February 27, 2019
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Everything is chaos. We don’t have all our music. We don’t have a permanent rehearsal space. I’ve never had my own ensemble before. Everything is unfamiliar, and everything has come...
Comparative biosciences professor Jodi A. Flaws, left, and graduate student Katie (Catheryne) Chiang co-wrote the study.
Posted February 27, 2019
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that giving...


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