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A Few Minutes With Jake Hansen

Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen, recently put on the Butkus Award watch list for the nation's best linebacker, about his degree in kinesiology, his grad work with Recreation, Sport and Tourism,…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 07/30/2020 0 plays 0  

Dicamba Where are we Now

On June 3,2020, a ruling for the immediate cancellation for the registrations of Xtendimax, FeXapan, and Engenia was issued in the case of the National Family Farm Coalition vs. U.S. EPA, case nu…

From  Maria Turner on 07/30/2020 1 plays 0  

Illinois ECE Transforms Building for Face Shield Production During Shutdown

URBANA, Ill. -- While campus was empty and eerily quiet during the mandatory COVID-19 shelter-in-place, the buzz of machines echoed in the chambers of the Machine Shop inside the Department of…

From  Ryann Monahan on 07/10/2020 9 plays 0  

Illinois ECE Graduation 2020 Full Virtual Ceremony

Illinois ECE Class of 2020 Graduates were celebrated during a Virtual Graduation Celebration held over Zoom on May 17, 2020, at 8 p.m. (CST). More than 300 graduates, family members, faculty, and…

From  Ryann Monahan on 06/30/2020 9 plays 0  

Changing the Way We See Cancer

Stephen Boppart, CCIL Research Program Leader, discusses innovative technology that is being developed by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to monitor, prevent, and treat cancer better, with…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 2 plays 0  

Integrating Human and Animal Health

Paul Hergenrother, CCIL Deputy Director, explains the unique pathways his research team has taken with drug discovery at Illinois. Working with dogs and cats, diagnosed with aggressive cancers, are…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 3  0  

Microtechnology and Collaborative Cancer Research

Joseph Irudayaraj, CCIL Associate Director for Shared Resources, shares his experiences in developing micro-nano technologies for cancer research and the opportunities that come when collaborating…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 1 plays 0  

Developing Human Cancer Treatments with Help From Our Pets

CCIL Research Program Leader, Tim Fan, discusses how our pet healthcare has accelerated pathways to cancer treatments. CCIL researchers are using comparative oncology which leverages our cats and…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 3 plays 0  

Model Cancer Systems and How Clinical Trials will be impacted

CCIL Research Program Leader, Brendan Harley, is studying glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. Harley's lab, working collaboratively across campus, is developing platforms that are…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 8 plays 0  

The Power of Detecting Tiny Things: New Approaches in Detecting Cancer and COVID-19

CCIL Research Program Leader, Brian Cunningham, is developing ways to detect molecules and viruses from bodily fluids, a single drop of blood contains a wealth of information, some of which include…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 17 plays 0  

What does COVID have to do with cancer?

The recent pandemic has not slowed down cancer - every day, 1,500 people will die from this disease and 5,000 individuals will be diagnosed. COVID has impacted access to detection, it has delayed…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 61 plays 0  

HSRI Lightning Talks—Neha Gothe

Neha Gothe, an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, recently took part in the HSRI…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 06/2/2020 19 plays 0  

HSRI Lightning Talks—Bill Stewart and Kim Shinew

Kim Shinew and Bill Stewart, professors in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, recently took part in the HSRI…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 05/30/2020 16 plays 0  

HSRI Lightning Talks—Jeff Woods

Jeff Woods, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, recently took part in the HSRI Lightning Talks…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 05/30/2020 7 plays 0  

HSRI Lightning Talks—Marie Moore Channell, SHS

Marie Moore Channell, an assistant professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, recently took part in the HSRI…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 05/30/2020 35 plays 0  

Resources for Safe Disinfectant Use

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces remains an important part of preventing the spread. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to determine the difference between facts…

From  Maria Turner on 05/27/2020 0 plays 0  

IFCA 2020 Dicamba Recordkeeping Recommendations and Compliance Clarifications

In 2019, the Illinois Department of Agriculture received a record number of pesticide misuse complaints,including more than 700 that were dicamba related. Many of those complaints resulted in the…

From  Maria Turner on 05/20/2020 0 plays 0  

COVID-19 Affecting the Supply of PPE for Pesticide Applicators

Pesticide applicators are finding that acquiring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for applications is now challenging as PPE is in short supply. Because many of the sales of respirators,…

From  Maria Turner on 05/20/2020 1 plays 0  

CCIL Challenge Series #2: Confronting Cancer Challenges During the COVID Crisis

Learn about how the current pandemic will alter cancer research and cancer care. Each session features a new panel of researchers speaking on topics including: new cancer diagnostic technologies,…

From  Jordan Goebig on 05/18/2020 5 plays 0  

2020 Virtual Convocation for Undergraduate Students

Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell and academic advisors Kim Shinew, Amy O'Neill, Kathi Ritten, Hollie Heintz and Beth Frasca send their good wishes to the undergraduate students in the 2020 Class of…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 05/13/2020 399 plays 0  

CCIL Challenge Series #1: Confronting Cancer Challenges During the COVID Crisis

Learn about how the current pandemic will alter cancer research and cancer care. Each session features a new panel of researchers speaking on topics including: new cancer diagnostic technologies,…

From  Jordan Goebig on 05/13/2020 15 plays 0  

2020 AHS Virtual Convocation: Graduate Students

Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell and department heads Amy Woods, Karen Iler Kirk and Carla Santos send their good wishes to the graduate students in the 2020 Class of the College of Applied Health Sciences…

From  Vincent Lara-Cinisomo on 05/12/2020 165 plays 0  

Kathy Sweedler - SCAMS

Kathy Sweedler - SCAMS

From  Herbert Chavez Diaz on 04/20/2020 19 plays 0  

Kathy Sweedler - Streching Your Dollars

Kathy Sweedler - Streching Your Dollars

From  Herbert Chavez Diaz on 04/20/2020 19 plays 0