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Where Chicago Schools Rank on a List of the 100 Most...

Reuters just published a list of the 100 most innovative universities in the world, and a few local schools cracked the top 35. Northwestern placed...

This UIUC Entrepreneur Invented an Affordable Bionic Hand

Advanced bionic prosthesis, which offer haptic feedback and more nuanced movements, offer the opportunity for amputees to get the most control and feel restored...

The Top Schools for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

It's Labor Day weekend, there's a chill in the air, and football is right around the corner. That means one thing: It's back-to-school season. With...

This Startup’s Solar-Powered Routers Are Bringing Better WiFi To Public Spaces

Danny Gardner was an undergraduate studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) when his friend pointed out the technical and...

This Startup Wants to End Illinois’ Rape Kit Testing Backlog

One person in the United States is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to RAINN, the country's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also found...

This UIUC Startup’s ‘Sun Buckets’ Can Cook Your Food Without Any...

Close to 40% of the world’s population relies on solid fuel sources for cooking, rather than electric or gas appliances, like microwaves, ovens and...

UIUC Gets $100K Grant for Supporting Women in Computer Science

Last fall 46 percent of the students enrolled in University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's College of Engineering computer science degree program were women. This was a...

Even If Only 5% of Cars Are Driverless, Traffic Could Drastically...

We're likely decades away from a future where a majority of vehicles on the road are autonomous. But even just a few driverless cars...

Amber Agriculture Cofounder Lucas Frye Awarded Illinois Innovation Prize

Lucas Frye, cofounder and CEO of agtech startup Amber Agriculture, was awarded the Illinois Innovation Prize at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Cozad New Venture...

Trala, Autonomic Energy Systems Win UIUC’s Cozad New Venture Competition

An app to help musicians learn music faster and technology that prevents your phone’s lithium ion battery from catching on fire took home the...

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