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Posted on 04/24/2017

H. Edward Seidel has been named vice president for economic development and innovation for the University of Illinois System, pending Board of Trustees approval, President Tim Killeen announced Monday.

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Posted on 04/07/2017

Paul Weinberger, a veteran congressional staffer with two decades of experience on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies, has been named director of federal relations for the University of Illinois System, President Tim Killeen announced Friday.

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Posted on 04/06/2017

Dear colleagues:

I am pleased to announce the appointment of the newest University of Illinois Presidential Fellow – Professor Benét DeBerry-Spence of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). In this role, she will work part-time with me and others across the U of I System to promote innovation in support of our economic development mission.

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Posted on 03/15/2017

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees approved several high-level appointments Wednesday, and named a new student-focused innovation center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to honor a lead gift from a foundation headed by alumnus and tech entrepreneur Thomas Siebel.

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April 28, 2017

A new study by University of Illinois researchers found that the key may lie in the microstructure of the hippocampus, a region in the middle of the brain involved in memory processes.

April 28, 2017

Reading supportive comments, “likes” and private messages from social media friends prior to taking a test may help college students who have high levels of test-anxiety significantly reduce their nervousness and improve their scores, a new study suggests.

April 28, 2017

TIME listed Illinois as one of the Top 10 best public colleges that deliver the biggest financial return for graduates' tuition dollars. 

April 28, 2017
Is research quality rotten to the core as some say?
April 28, 2017
Created U.S., Middle East programs for health professions

 

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