University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois of Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) opened its doors in 1868. It is one of the original 37 public land grant charter institutions established after President Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. UIUC proudly boats numerous Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize recipients among their faculty and alumnae. The massive campus extends between the cities of Urbana and Champaign Illinois. It is ranked 10th best for public universities by U.S. News and World Report 2009. UIUC is noted for its graduate research programs in engineering and science,(both applied and theoretical). UIUC is listed among the top 25 research institutions in the U.S., according to The Center for Measuring University Performance.

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Social sensing game detects classroom bullies

A social sensing game created at Illinois allows researchers to study natural interactions between children, collect large amounts of data about those interactions and test theories about youth aggression and victimization.

dateNov 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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When aid brings conflict, not relief

Although you might expect that providing aid to impoverished villages in the Philippines could only bring them relief, a University of Illinois study found that the villages that qualified for some forms of aid actually saw ...

dateJan 28, 2015 in Economics & Business
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