University Of Illinois Researcher Using Minecraft To Help Students Study SpaceThe project is led by University of Illinois educational psychology professor H. Chad Lane, and University of Maine astrophysicist Neil F. Comins is a collaborator.
UIC Researchers Get $4.7M For Math Teacher DevelopmentResearchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received nearly $5 million to create a professional development program for math teachers in suburbs south of the city.
National Science Foundation Awards Chicago State University $1.3M For STEM StudiesThis funding will allow researchers to obtain significant new knowledge on factors that sustain institutional collaborations that advance underrepresented minority student achievement in STEM majors at LSAMP campuses.
University Of Illinois Names Timothy Killeen New PresidentKilleen will become the university's 20th president when current President Robert Easter retires in June. Easter, a longtime university administrator, became president in 2012, during a three-year period of turmoil.