Impact Illinois 2014
The annual report from the University of Illinois highlights a few of the initiatives at one of the world's most accomplished and respected public research universities. [View or download a PDF of the report
You can learn more about most articles by reading the original stories from the talented writers on the three U of I campuses and in University Administration. If an article is not listed, the story was written for Impact Illinois and does not have a source story.
University Relations thanks our communications colleagues across the University for their original reporting and assistance in this publication. Special thanks to the reporters in the Urbana News Bureau, UIC News Bureau, and Springfield’s Office of Campus Relations as well as staff in the office of the Vice President for Research and the communications team in the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.
Flying high, p 6-7, UIC
Exchange offers double benefits, p 8, UIC
Models for STEM courses, p 8, Urbana
Enhancing cyber training, p 8, UIS
Applying literary craft to shape stories, p 9, Urbana
All roads lead to the U of I, p 9, all campuses
Carp egg model helps natural resource managers, p10-11, Urbana
Putting soybean knowledge to work for African nations, p 12, Urbana
New home for endangered osprey, p 12, UIS
Rome Prize winner eyes optical illusions, p 13, UIC
Club Red, p 13, Urbana
For more information about the hospital and clinics, read Illinois Health, the Hospital and Health Sciences System magazine.
Chicago-area health care navigators trained by UIC (see also the Chicago Tribune article referenced), p 16, UIC and HHSS
First graduates of Rockford pharmacy program, p 17, UIC
Survey services help community (citizen survey; chamber survey; survey results), p 18-19, UIS
Veterans2Ventures supports entrepreneurial veterans, p 20, UIC
Artificial intelligence lab zeros in on traffic snarles, p 20, UIC
It's better than a night at the museum..., p 21, Urbana
Abused women often fear for pets left behind, p 21, Urbana
Digital Lab for Manufacturing, p 22-23, consortium
The other stories in the economic development section were provided by the office of the Vice President for Research.