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Graduate College News

  • Posted: January 13, 2021
    The Graduate College is pleased to announce a new partnership with VinUniversity, a private nonprofit university in Hanoi, Vietnam. The partnership will provide fellowships to Vietnamese citizens and Vietnamese-Americans who wish to pursue graduate degrees at the University of Illinois.  VinUniversity was established in 2018 with major...
  • Posted: December 14, 2020
    According to new research, people tend to moralize COVID-19-control efforts and are more willing to endorse human costs emerging from COVID-19-related restrictions than to accept costs resulting from other restraints meant to prevent injury or death. The level of support – and resulting outrage in response to perceived violations of this moral...
  • Posted: December 13, 2020
    Researchers have developed new 3D-printed microlenses with adjustable refractive indices – a property that gives them highly specialized light-focusing abilities. This advancement is poised to improve imaging, computing and communications by significantly increasing the data-routing capability of computer chips and other optical systems, the...
  • Posted: December 11, 2020
    Students in the Master of Public Health program in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois have been asked by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department to apply the skills they are learning as contact tracers. Periodically, we will speak with them about how they are doing in these roles. Today, we speak with Maggie...
  • Posted: November 4, 2020
    When the COVID-19 pandemic forced suspension of in-person classes in early March, instructors of a bioengineering course at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faced a conundrum – how to quickly shift to online instruction for the remainder of the semester and remotely conduct the practical exam for the course. “The ‘Cell and Tissue...

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