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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is charged by our state to enhance the lives of citizens in Illinois, across the nation and around the world through our leadership in learning, discovery, engagement and economic development.

We will be the pre-eminent* public research university with a land-grant mission and global impact.

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A drug-carrying microsphere within a cell-bearing microcapsule could be the key to transplanting insulin-secreting pig pancreas cells into human patients whose own cells have been destroyed by type I diabetes.
Carolyna Quiles won an Outstanding Young Researcher Award and an Outstanding Poster Award at the Illinois Summer Research Symposium and discovered a new career path.
The Illinois Biodiesel Initiative (IBI) trains students to process waste cooking oil from University Housing and Dining Services into usable fuel.
Illinois chemists have developed molecular prosthetics, small molecules that can treat protein deficiencies
The Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois provides national leadership combining research and education with industrial outreach in trustworthy and secure information systems.
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge using ambient light.
A new class of small, thin electronic sensors can monitor temperature and pressure within the skull – crucial health parameters after a brain injury or surgery – then melt away when they are no longer needed, eliminating the need for additional surgery to remove the monitors and reducing the risk of infection and hemorrhage.
A new machine-learning simulation system developed at the University of Illinois promises cosmologists an expanded suite of galaxy models – a necessary first step to developing more accurate and relevant insights into the formation of the universe.
University of Illinois engineers have found an energy-efficient material for removing salt from seawater.
Researchers at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center have developed a new forward osmosis (FO) system for desalinating water in a safe, simple process that results in a lower carbon footprint than current FO processes.