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NEWS INDEX 2015

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APRIL


Stephen Peterson of Ithaca College appointed to lead U. of I. bands program

The phthalate DEHP undermines female fertility in mice

U. of I. musicians perform on new CD by composer Augusta Read Thomas

BPA exposure in pregnant mice affects fertility in three generations

U. of I. humanities research program announces fellowship awards

Paper: Absence of copyright has its own economic value, social benefits

Two Illinois professors receive 2015 Guggenheim fellowships

Events to celebrate Tennessee Williams' work during 'Not About Nightingales' at Krannert

Study: Amygdala encodes 'cooties' and 'crushes' in the developing brain

Two ancient human fossils from Laos reveal early human diversity

Panel discussions announced for 2015 'Ebertfest,' along with added guest and event

U. of I. music faculty members, students to perform at downtown chamber music festival

How we view Lincoln may say more about us than him, says scholar of photo history

Ultrasonic hammer sets off tiny explosions

Floral designs on display for Krannert Art Museum fundraiser

MARCH

 

Program reduces bullying by students with disabilities, study finds

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco to visit campus for book reading

New drug stalls estrogen receptor-positive cancer cells and shrinks tumors

Report: Photosynthesis hack needed to feed the world by 2050

'Ebertfest' lineup includes film about David Foster Wallace, with Jason Segel as guest

New technique paints tissue samples with light

Public employee pensions continue to lose out to gambling giveaways, expert says

U. of I. composition professor receives fellowship from American Academy of Arts and Letters

Study: Economic benefits of medical innovation undervalued

Project to use tablets to screen women for perinatal depression

Philanthropic foundation executive Risa Lavizzo-Mourey to be Commencement speaker

Structural reform litigation an effective tool for curbing police misconduct

Cultivated papaya owes a lot to the ancient Maya, research suggests

Survival gardening education goes global via cellphones

Molecule-making machine simplifies complex chemistry

U. of I., Carle moving forward with the first engineering-based college of medicine

Multimedia show coming to Krannert Center tells story of impact of war on Marines, families

Two Illinois professors elected to American Academy of Microbiology

More older adults from U.S. volunteering in other countries

August and December 2014 graduates, Dean's List honorees named

Paper: Development aid can exacerbate violence in war-torn countries

Female fish that avoid mating with related species also shun some of their own

Symposium looks at music and the Great War

FEBRUARY

Artist, alumnus William Wegman returns to KAM

Cancer drug first tested in pet dogs begins human trials

Patients with mental illness less likely to receive diet, exercise advice

Three Illinois faculty awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Long-term nitrogen fertilizer use disrupts plant-microbe mutualisms

Education 'experts' may lack expertise, study finds

New book explores Great Recession's impact on higher education

Animated videos bring Ebola education to West Africa

New source of horror at the Insect Fear Festival: female entomologists

Changes in work, family demands affect body mass index of dual-income earners

Discovery: Tropical fire ants traveled the world on 16th century ships

Institute for Genomic Biology renamed for professor Carl R. Woese

Tax changes loom for state of Illinois ahead of budget address, expert says

'Freedom Sings' event on March 3 to tell the story of free speech through song

Book looks at views of those challenging reading material in schools, libraries

U. of I. architecture school joins new consortium on design and health research

Earth's surprise inside: Geologists unlock mysteries of the planet's inner core

Illinois trailing other states in girls studying science, math

There have been a lot of cats in The New York Times, and not all just for fun

KAM architecture highlights modernist homes, process of fabrication and making

Friend, foe or queen? Study highlights the complexities of ant perception

Professor of piano pedagogy wins national composition award

JANUARY

In Illinois, muskrats and minks harbor toxoplasmosis, a cat disease

U. of I. library system has unique collection of Indian comic books

Expert: Pervasive 'credential creep' bad for health-care practitioners, consumers

Research: Medical malpractice reform does little to contain health care costs

Ads effective even in the midst of multitasking, studies find

Donald Mullally, public radio pioneer, dies at 77

New drug compounds show promise against endometriosis

Research: Tablet computers good medium for ecduational materials

Software teaches computers to translate words to math

Research: 'Organizational forgetting' erodes quality gains in supply chains

Popular anti-bullying program may have mixed results, study finds

Study supports new explanation of gender gaps in academia

New takes on modern design, Wegman's art are highlights at Krannert Art Museum

Ten undergraduates awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Family income, child behavior factors in legal disputes about kids with autism

$2 million Mellon grant to fund three new humanities research groups

Optimistic people have healthier hearts, study finds

Study of ancient dogs in the Americas yields insights into human, dog migration

Muslims and Latinos much more prominent in TV crime news than in real-life crime

Illinois LED pioneers receive Draper Prize

Smokers, the obese, have markedly higher healthcare costs than peers

NSF grant to help with application to teach music theory