Impact Illinois 2013

Want to learn more about some of the stories you read in Impact Illinois 2013, the annual report from the University of Illinois? Links to source articles are below.
University Relations thanks the communicators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Springfield, and the U of I Hospital & Health Sciences System for their original work on these stories.  

Research, pages 10-13

Ancient microbes in ice-sealed Antarctic lake

Emiquon partnership reaps international honor

Media impactful influencer

Prairie Research Institute’s seismometer data

Improving communications over unreliable channels

Gift to advance transformative engineering research

Global effort to increase photosynthetic efficiency

Nick Holonyak charter fellow

Academics, pages 14-16

Collaborative journal to focus on pre-modern Chinese culture

Innovative nursing educator

“You can’t be afraid to take a chance”


On the ground learning in Malawi, supplemented by the News-Gazette

Creative inspiration, Koppe exhibition find

Health care, pages 17-19

Sickle cell dream team find cure for a devastating disease; Making personalized health a reality; Rejuvenated Mile Square to reduce health disparities; A direct line to UI Health physicians–and better care; Providing answers and hope:  All from Illinois Health Magazine.

UIC Dentistry anniversary

UIC Public Health anniversary

Public Service, pages 20-21

Yellowstone data framework

Students shine in Holiday Stars initiative

Jazz—it’s more than music 

Economic Development, pages 22-23

Battery innovation hub announced  

A vision built upon collective input

Transient, biodegradable electronics

Offices offer matchmaking, mobile apps




Impact Illinois 2013.