Posted: April 3, 2018
The winners are:
1st Prize ($500)
Exploring how growth changes the way horse bones handle stressby Sara G. Moshage (Mechanical Science and Engineering)
Ever wondered why horses have difficulty recovering from broken legs? Because they don’t have hands to use crutches! Horses weigh so much that they can only lay down for a few hours at a time, and...
Posted: March 20, 2018
The Beckman Institute atrium became a learning laboratory for Amanda Henderson's MFA thesis project. Focusing on atriums in higher education facilities, Henderson observed visitors' use of the space and how they interacted with new items in the atrium.
In early February, the usually imposing Beckman Institute atrium resembled a playground of sorts...
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...