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Graduate College News

  • Posted: March 9, 2021
    Every year, as we prepare for the annual Image of Research exhibition, we are amazed at the diversity and beauty of graduate student research on our campus. This year's entries led us in many directions, from the microscopic to the psychedelic and probabilistic lands of quantum mechanics. We are excited to share with you the work of the ...
  • Posted: March 8, 2021
    The Graduate College is proud to announce that Kim Leigh (Department of Entomology) is the winner of the 2021 Graduate College Excellence Award for Graduate Contacts. The award is given annually as part of the Graduate College’s Annual Workshop for Directors of Graduate Study and Graduate Contacts, which takes place virtually this year, March 9-11...
  • Posted: March 3, 2021
    Researchers report that 4-6-year-old children who walk farther than their peers during a timed test – a method used to estimate cardiorespiratory health – also do better on cognitive tests and other measures of brain function. Published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, the study suggests that the link between cardiorespiratory fitness and...
  • Posted: March 2, 2021
    As the pandemic unfolded, researchers at the University of Illinois’ CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies organized a team of graduate students and postdocs to develop a web application to track COVID-19 cases and visualize the impact on different geographic scales. Illinois Professional Science Master's (PSM)  ...
  • Posted: February 28, 2021
    An experienced student engagement director and recent interim assistant director of the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Dementro Powell has started in a new role as the Director of Community Development and Engagement at the University of Illinois Police Department (UIPD). Doctoral student in Education Policy, Organization...

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