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...
Posted: October 31, 2020
The Cancer Center at Illinois is excited to announce the inaugural recipients of the Kristine Neuhoff Twyman Breast Cancer Scholarship. Qianying Zuo, an Illinois graduate student in food science and nutrition, and Joy Chen, a bioengineering undergraduate, were awarded with the Fall 2020 scholarship.
Kristine Neuhoff Twyman (LAS ’89) lost her...
Posted: October 29, 2020
The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winner of the Fall 2020 Graduate Student Leadership Award: Efadul Huq, a doctoral student in Urban and Regional Planning.
At the intersection of Huq’s research and leadership efforts is a deep commitment to social justice. This drive has led to substantial accomplishments while serving in...
Posted: September 28, 2020
Pranay Thangeda a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering relies on the bus system in Champaign-Urbana to get to class and other meetings. He wanted to understand why, despite arriving at the bus stop well ahead of the schedule, he was sometimes late. He developed a tool that considers transportation variables weighed...