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NEWS INDEX 2015

January | February

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