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Fascinating libraries

In honor of National Library Week, CNN iReport asked photographers, architecture aficionados and book lovers to share photos of their most favorite libraries such as this photograph of the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by Glenn Nagel .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Science

The PECASE Winners Offer Advice

Samantha Hansen, an assistant professor of geological sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa who works in Antarctica, agreed that "luck has something to do with it.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Texas at Austin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials

In the April issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research team led by Drs.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Lincoln Daily News

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center announces 1-billion-gallon water challenge

A Billion Gallon Water Challenge to preserve and protect water resources in Illinois was announced last week by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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Related Topix: Illinois, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

RF Globalnet

Repeated Self-Healing Now Possible In Composite Materials

Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a 3D vascular system that allows for high-performance composite materials such as fiberglass to heal autonomously, and repeatedly.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The American Scholar

Wave Your Hands and Say It Right

Gestures are simple enough. Right? A spontaneous but well-timed wave can emphasize an idea, brush aside a compliment, or point out a barely obscured bird's nest to an obtuse friend.

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Related Topix: Illinois, University of New Hampshire

EurekAlert!

Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology

Boulder, Colorado, USA - Geoscientists from the north-central U.S. and beyond will convene in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, on 24-25 April to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the unique geologic and historic features of the region, with a special emphasis on applied geology, paleontology, and mid-continent geology.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Geology, Science, Paleontology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Purdue University

WRAL.com

NCSU to lead $25M nuclear security program

In addition to training a pool of non-proliferation and other nuclear security professionals and researchers, the new Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities will provide the U.S. government with cutting-edge research to identify and address critical needs in detecting foreign nuclear weapon proliferation activities, officials said.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Purdue University, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois

Journal and Courier

2nd Purdue provost finalist sets high bar: 'We must do better'

Mixing humor, a history lesson about the land grant university mission and his vision for the future, Debasish Dutta of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presented Wednesday morning in his bid to be the next provost of Purdue University.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Purdue University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Jeffrey Child, 48, CdA Attorney, RIP

Jeffrey "Jeff" Andrew Child, 58, of Coeur-d'Alene, Idaho, formerly of Carbondale, Ill., died Saturday, April 5, as a result of a snorkeling accident off the West Coast of Mexico near La Manzanilla.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, University of Colorado Boulder

EurekAlert!

Repeated self-healing now possible in composite materials

X-ray computed micro-tomographic image reconstructions of "herringbone " and "parallel " vascular networks; Fluorescent images of resin and hardener healing agent distributions across a delamination surface... Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL

Google Earth Blog

The hidden farms of Chicago

NPR's The Salt recently took a look at Chicago and the many "hidden farms" that can be found on rooftops around the city.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Daily Texan

Music school appoints experienced new dean

Poole will replace Glenn Richter, who was named interim director in 2012 when former director Glenn Chandler resigned under pressure from University leaders after advocating that the school should be separated from the College of Fine Arts.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, Michigan State University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

National tour: 'Motown the Musical'

Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training - she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - but she grew up with Motown in the house.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Champaign, IL, Motown, Soul, Diana Ross, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

CNN

Libraries are dying? Think again

In honor of National Library Week, CNN iReport asked photographers, architecture aficionados and book lovers to share photos of their most favorite libraries such as this photograph of the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by Glenn Nagel .

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Related Topix: Libraries, University of Chicago, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Travel

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Review Online

Nordlinger: A tale of our times, &c.

Let me quote a An indigenous student has written an open letter to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign administrators and all indigenous and Native peoples of the world saying she wants to commit suicide.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Gazette

February Student of the Month: Erin Ansusinha

Erin Ansusinha, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's February Students of the Month.

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Related Topix: Sterling, IL, University of Wisconsin Madison, Rock Island, IL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Northwestern University

Sarah Mangelsdorf Named Provost of the University of Wisconsin

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Dean Sarah C. Mangelsdorf announced Thursday that she will leave Northwestern University this August to become provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin Madison, Psychology, Science, Champaign, IL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Gizmag

Stretchy, health monitoring skin patch uses off-the-shelf components

This flexible patch design makes it possible to create a range of bio-integrated devices thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for sophisticated wireless health monitoring A team of engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Gadgets

India.com

10 candidates to watch out for in todaya s polls

The 3rd Phase of the elections, has many interesting and important points. This phase of the 16th Lok Sabha elections will be the first phase in some big states of the country,which have a large number of seats like UP, Bihar, MP including Delhi also, which is the national capital of the country and the nerve center of politics as well.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Illinois

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