Abbott, U of I form center to study nutrition in learning

Chicago HealthCare Daily December 20, 2011 (AP) — The University of Illinois and Abbott Laboratories say they have created a center for dedicated to the role of nutrition in learning and memory. Abbott and the U of I said Monday that the Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory will be at the school’s Urbana-Champaign campus. Read more »

Provena Covenant named a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital

Provena Covenant Medical Center is proud to be named one of the 2012 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States by Thomson-Reuters, making us the only hospital in the area and one of only three hospitals in Illinois to receive this honor. As a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital award winner, Provena Covenant provides cardiac Read more »

Now Accepting Innovation Celebration Nominations

We are pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Innovation Celebration in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in our Read more »

UI alum to appear on TV game show

Fri, 12/02/2011 – 8:00am | Paul Wood, staff writer, The News Gazette Bhibha Das. Which “Jeopardy!” contestant’s name rhymes with “diva”? according to Alex Trebek’s notecard. University of Illinois alumna Das — also Mount Zion class of 1998 valedictorian — met Trebek as a contestant a few months ago. She will appear on the show Read more »

AURP Honors Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as the 2011 Outstanding Research Park

Press Release from University of Illinois Research Park NEW ORLEANS—The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) named the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign the 2011 Outstanding Research Park during its annual Awards of Excellence ceremony on Dec. 1. The awards were presented at the AURP 2011 International Conference in New Orleans. Read more »