blog posts From snack to science: Innovative grant brings popcorn into the classroom Jan 19, 2024 12:45 pm A U of I crop scientist is developing a popcorn-based curriculum to reinforce concepts around agricultural science, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, computer science, genomics, and research methods for 4-H, high school students. English professor writes children’s biography of pioneering Black botanist Oct 12, 2023 3:30 pm Professor Janice Harrington wrote a children’s biography about a pioneering Black botanist who traveled all over the country collecting plants, 'Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector.' Art professor's work examines human impulses, culture, the environment Feb 9, 2023 4:00 pm The exhibition, 'Deep Well,' features art professor Laurie Hogin’s work, which represents political allegories and social commentaries on human impulses, consumer culture and environmental degradation. Four women choreographers to present at Studiodance 2023 Jan 27, 2023 10:00 am Four women choreographers from the U of I dance department will present work at Studiodance 2023 examining toxic environments, biases and assumptions, new motherhood and the resilience of women. Physics for the masses, one song at a time Sep 27, 2022 10:00 am A shared love of physics, music and education outreach brought Maggie and Fahad Mahmood together. The couple continues their musical journey in the Physics Department at Illinois with song parodies celebrating all things physics. Krannert Art Museum exhibition showcases Art & Design graduate student work Apr 1, 2022 9:45 am Graduate students in the School of Art & Design will have their artwork on view at Krannert Art Museum this month. The School's Master of Fine Arts Exhibition opens April 2 and runs through April 23.