blog postsRegister now: Online conference March 1-3Jan 24, 2017 11:15 am0 views Health Communication Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices conference will showcase research on the relationships between technology, electronic communication and healthcare.New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and careFeb 2, 2017 12:45 pm0 views Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is now one of a few veterinary research and clinical care schools in the U.S. with a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI facility.No joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsChanging methods for road salt application may ease environmental effectsFeb 10, 2017 4:00 pm0 views Road salt dissolves and flushes away into surface water, so high salt concentrations are often found in rivers and streams after a significant amount of snow has melted. But les could be used with proper training.Precision Conservation Management program receives multi-million dollar investmentFeb 15, 2016 10:45 am0 views When making decisions about conservation practices, farmers must weigh financial risks, consider labor availability and cost, and more. The Precision Conservation Management program will help farmers make those decisions.Lyric Theatre’s “Viva Verdi!” to showcase highlights of Verdi’s operasFeb 22, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The production of “Viva Verdi!” by the Lyric Theatre, opening Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, is kind of a greatest hits show of the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.Team explores path toward endless supply of clean energy with controlled nuclear fusionMar 3, 2017 1:00 pm0 views R&D Magazine (Rockaway, N.J., March 2) – Controlled nuclear fusion has been a Holy Grail for physicists who seek an endless supply of clean energy. Scientists at Rice University, Illinois and the University of Chile offer a glimpse into a possible new path toward that goal.Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of 'the bard'Mar 15, 2016 1:45 pm0 views There are over 500 works in which Shakespeare appears as a character that have been curated them and chosen an eclectic group of works, in which Shakespeare appears in many guises.Choose from more than 300 coursesMar 20, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The promise of Illinois Online and the U of I is to provide a positive, rewarding and successful online learning experience.History class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”Take two minutes to think about social media privacyApr 6, 2016 11:45 am0 views This two minute video from Technology Services at Illinois explains how companies and others are using your dataScience at Illinois feeds the world, furthers health, protects the planetApr 16, 2017 9:00 am0 views 'As a nation and as global citizens, we cannot thrive without continuing support for the kind of science going on here at Illinois and at our university peers across the U.S.' Illinois leads veterinary emergency response trainingMay 13, 2016 11:15 am0 views A semi-trailer hauling 156 hogs crashes on the interstate highway. Who you gonna call?Herbicide considerations for replanted cornMay 16, 2017 2:00 pm0 views University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager says farmers should keep weed control/herbicide issues in mind when replanting waterlogged cornMiss the premiere? Watch it nowMay 17, 2016 12:45 pm0 views A new documentary tells the story of Latinos in American baseball, much of it through the research of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos.Getting Fido from fat to fitMay 17, 2016 2:00 pm0 views As in people, extra weight in pets contributes to numerous health problems. Ignoring a pet’s round shape is not a responsible option.Illinois music ensemble part of Vienna’s music scene this springMay 18, 2017 11:30 am0 views The University of Illinois Chamber Singers is performing in Europe this spring during a 12-day exchange trip with the University of Vienna choir.The World of Genomics at Chicago's Field MuseumMay 18, 2017 7:00 am0 views A special two-day 'World of Genomics' exhibit includes hands-on activities to discover the world of genomic science and its impact on our lives.Universal podium design helps keep the focus on a speaker’s messageJun 3, 2016 10:45 am0 views “The podium design may enable or interfere with communications. At worst, poor podium design may prove so distracting that it can undermine the speaker’s message altogether,” wrote designer Kathryn Anthony.Education Policy professor talks about black girls and school disciplineJun 16, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Federal data show black girls are suspended from school at a rate that is six times higher than that of their white female peers.Here's what heat stroke can do to your dogJul 20, 2016 2:15 pm0 views “Heat stroke can cause severe damage to an animal’s organs, especially the bone marrow and liver,” says Dr. Maureen McMichael. “It can lead to death, even with treatment.” Transformation is the theme of “BEAR,” part of a lifelong project on endangered animalsJul 26, 2016 9:30 am0 views “BEAR,” a performance presented over three seasons of the year, will be a reflection on time, the hibernation cycle and transformation.How do dads fit into early intervention services for children?Aug 1, 2017 4:30 pm0 views Professor Brent McBride hopes his study will inform service providers to better target or include fathers in intervention plans that positively affect children’s developmentScientific models use weather data to predict state’s West Nile Virus infection ratesAug 9, 2016 8:00 am0 views Researchers from Illinois have created forecasting models for each of the nine climate areas of Illinois to predict mosquito infection rates on a weekly basis. Mosquitoes transmit WNV to humans.Invasive plants from water gardens, aquariums must be disposed of properlyAug 29, 2016 11:30 am0 views Water hyacinth has been described as “the world’s worst aquatic weed,” lovely in the garden, but a nuisance in the riverMeet the buoys of summer who help Purdue and Illinois study Lake MichiganSep 1, 2016 10:30 am0 views The two markers are run by the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program and staffed by researchers and specialists from Purdue University and the University of Illinois.Krannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am0 views A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum looks at such issues as migration, refugees and human rights as they relate to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – the 'Northern Triangle.'Illinois first in the U.S. to offer new brachycephalic syndrome procedureSep 6, 2017 11:30 am0 views A new surgical procedure that addresses one of these pets’ anatomical problems was performed for the first time in the U.S. at the Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.Education Justice Project receives Community Impact AwardSep 19, 2017 1:15 pm0 views EJP is a comprehensive college-in-prison program that demonstrates the positive impacts of higher education on incarcerated people, their families, and their home communitiesIllinois 4-H celebrates alumni during National 4-H WeekOct 5, 2016 10:30 am0 views In honor of National 4-H Week, U of I Extension invites 4-H alums on campus to share their story and receive a 4-H alumni t-shirt to celebrate your 4-H heritage.