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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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An unobtrusive perennial vine found in Australia contains genetic resources that can substantially increase soybean yield, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.
Bacteria in tap water can multiply when plumbing isn’t used for a few days, such as when a house is vacant over a week’s vacation, a new study from University of Illinois engineers found.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technology for switching heat flows 'on' or 'off', which could significantly improve electronics' performance.
Scientists have discovered a protein that allows plants to grow with significantly less water.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the University of Illinois a $10.6 million, five-year grant to transform two of the most productive crops in America into sustainable sources of biodiesel and biojet fuel.
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.