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  • Posted: March 13, 2018
    Congratulations to the semi-finalists in the graduate student edition of the 2018 Image of Research competition! Join us on Wednesday, April 4 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in room 220 of the University Library to view their entries and to vote for the People’s Choice award. See all of the images on Instagram or click on the title of individual...
  • Posted: March 8, 2018
    On the battlefield, soldiers usually wear protective gear that covers most of their bodies, but in many cases the Kevlar helmets that soldiers wear cannot fully protect the face, head, and neck. A 2013 article in the journal Military Medicine reported on the increase in combat-related head, face, and neck injuries among service personnel wearing...
  • Posted: March 5, 2018
    Aadeel Akhtar, a recent doctoral recipient in neuroscience from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, learned at a young age living in Pakistan that the availability and affordability of resources could greatly impact the course of someone’s life. He’s spent his adult life building an academic background that would help him make a...
  • 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, examination committees, and designing new graduate programs. See a full listing of all Graduate College videos in Illinois Mediaspace.   Graduate...
  • 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 early 20th century at the University of Illinois: a laminated orange and blue button from a homecoming football game, a brochure from the Anti-...

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