University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: News

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: News

  • Developers of the Lifetime Health Initiative/SISTERS program, from left: Kim Shinew, a professor of recreation, sport and tourism; graduate student Courtney Dorsey; Jacqueline McDowell, a professor of recreation, sport and tourism; Beth Frasca, a McKinley Health Center health educator; and Janet Kroencke, the assistant director for student wellness/instructional kitchen in the Division of Campus Recreation.
    4/24/2014Sharita Forrest, News Editor writer Sharita Forrest, News Editor by Sharita Forrest, News Editor published by Sharita Forrest, News Editor

    Developers of the Lifetime Health Initiative/SISTERS program, from left: Kim Shinew, a professor of recreation, sport and tourism; graduate student Courtney Dorsey; Jacqueline McDowell, a professor of recreation, sport and tourism; Beth Frasca, a McKinley Health Center health educator; and Janet Kroencke, the assistant director for student wellness/instructional kitchen in the Division of Campus Recreation.

  • University of Illinois psychology professor Eva Telzer and her colleagues found that adolescents who get pleasure from pro-social activities are less likely to become depressed.
    4/24/2014Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor writer Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor by Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor published by Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor
    It is better to give than to receive – at least if you’re an adolescent and you enjoy giving, a new study suggests.
  • Jennifer Monson, a professor of dance at the University of Illinois, has been awarded a Doris Duke Impact Award. She performed her 'Live Dancing Archive,' at the American Realness festival at Abrons Art Center in New York in January 2013.
    4/23/2014Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor writer Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor by Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor published by Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor
    Jennifer Monson, a professor of dance at the University of Illinois, has been awarded a Doris Duke Impact Award. The honor includes an unrestricted multiyear cash grant of $60,000, plus up to $10,000 for audience development and another $10,000 for creative exploration during what are usually retirement years, according to the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
  • U. of I. dance professor Tere R. O'Connor, materials science and engineering professor John A. Rogers and chemstry professor Wilfred A. van der Donk have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
    4/23/2014Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor writer Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor by Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor published by Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor
    Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. Tere R. O’Connor, a professor of dance; John A. Rogers, the Swanlund Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; and Wilfred A. van der Donk, the Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair in Chemistry, will join other new members in an induction ceremony in October at the academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.
  • Time is running out to avert severe global damage from climate change, says Don Fullerton, a finance professor and co-author of a chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's fifth assessment report.
    4/22/2014Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

    Time is running out to avert severe global damage from climate change, says Don Fullerton, a finance professor and co-author of a chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's fifth assessment report.

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