Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The dean of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business.
CES should stand for Completely Excited Senses, rather than Consumer Electronics Show, which on Friday wrapped up its annual stay in Las Vegas. Somewhere around 150,000 attendees experienced sensory overload, beyond sight and sound. During the past few years one could mistake CES for the Las…
William C. Jackson, who holds two UI degrees in mechanical engineering and is the former administrator of a division of Johnson Controls, which makes building-safety products, began working Monday. UI Trustees will formally vote on his $414,000-a-year appointment Jan. 16.
URBANA — Urbana-based Frasca International Inc. has received an order for a helicopter training device from the country’s largest air medical-transport service.
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The end of the year marks the end of one of our busiest seasons at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum. We recently wrapped up our ninth annual Snow Globe event.
The project is also part of a larger 'STEM Illinois' initiative designed to encourage young people in the community and their parents to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math.
Staff writer Julie Wurth chats with the UI senior, biology researcher and recipient of the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award, given annually to one student at each four-year college in the state.
With this penultimate column of 2019 we continue the tradition of noting the best and worst products of the past year and forecasting those of Christmases yet to come.
We said bye-bye to Burnham Mansion, the late Great Impasta and those funky eclipse glasses, and welcome to the 44th president, the Pride Parade and a Pesotum farm-playing Luke Bryan. As the clock winds down on the 2010s — and the countdown continues to a new Costco in Champaign, a casino in Danville and A/C at last throughout Central High School
'It's exactly what I needed,' Jasmine Brown said Tuesday about her 'gait trainer' after the students who designed and built it gave their presentation to faculty in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering's Senior Capstone Design Program.
Tabitha Dunn reached out to iLuminate, the third-place finisher on 'America’s Got Talent' in 2011, which wears full-body suits with light panels that are programmed to light up and flash different colors.
As the days have gotten colder, many of us have likely turned up the heat in our homes. This easy task is one we may take for granted and we may not think about how it was developed. One part of the story takes place in Urbana.
The issue began late Monday morning, preventing people from connecting to the IllinoisNet network, said Jason Choi, spokesman for Technology Services.
It calls on governments and other higher-education institutions to declare the emergency as well and 'back this up with actions that will help create a better future for both people and our planet.'
Earlier this month, the crime-prevention and public-safety organization put a kiosk in the X wing at Parkland College, near the library stairs.
CHAMPAIGN — Eight University of Illinois professors have been elected fellows of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science for outstanding contributions to the field.
Among the 1,944 former students and faculty featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 1969 grad PHILLIP SHARP, who shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine.
In many ways, technology has been a godsend for people who have cognitive disabilities because of strokes, dementia or traumatic brain injuries.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the manager of the UI's Indoor Climate Research and Training program, which does weatherization training and studies energy efficiency and indoor air quality.
Kingsley Osei-Asibey, the Illini's director of analytics and football technology, creates dashboards with a software program called Tableau and works with coaches to prepare the team for each week's opponent.
Black Friday and its sibling Cyber Monday barrel toward us like an early-season snowstorm. Every year I urge caution before lining up at the big box store in the middle of the night or by the dawn’s early light. Similarly, be very careful about rapidly clicking on what appears to be a great …
URBANA — Former astronaut Scott Altman is one of two University of Illinois graduates honored with this year’s Order of Lincoln, the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service.
Among the 1,936 memories you'll find on our Gies College of Business-powered website is one from Class of 2000 grad Jason Davis, who now serves as director of astronomy at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the UI mechanical science and engineering professor who collaborated with MIT Professor Sangbae Kim to develop Little HERMES, a bipedal robot designed to go places that humans dare not.
Monday is the day to see swift planet's transit — the next one visible from Illinois will be in 30 years — but you'll need some specialized tools to do so.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the founder of Mechanodontics (now Brius), a UI Cozad 2019 Grand Prize Winner that 'straightens teeth without the use of braces and aligners,' according to a profile in The New York Times.