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  • Posted: October 19, 2017
    Arrianna Planey, a doctoral student in the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, has been selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar. This leadership development program, established by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, connects a cohort of forty PhD students from around the United States who specialize in healthcare...
  • Posted: October 11, 2017
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Researchers at the University of Illinois are working to turn a complex materials design problem into an intuitive concept, understandable to engineers from novice to advanced experience levels. The group developed guidelines to help understand materials engineered to become thicker when stretched. This highly useful...
  • Posted: October 5, 2017
    Two students from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign spent the summer studying Swahili in Arusha, Tanzania as awardees of the 2017 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship: Adam LoBue, doctoral student Jennifer Peruski, doctoral student For eight weeks, these students and 26 other American students from institutions across...
  • Posted: July 27, 2017
    Thanks to a summer program at the University of Illinois, Melanie Nernberg, an undergraduate student from California, can work with an iSchool faculty member and learn about the graduate school experience.  The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) brings to campus talented undergraduate students from populations underrepresented in...
  • Posted: July 27, 2017
    Program to form new insight on the brain, expand participation in field of brain science By Samantha Jones Toal The National Science Foundation recently granted the University of Illinois $3 million for an interdisciplinary graduate student training program to help form new insight on the brain—and to expand participation in the field of...

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