Volume 1 • Number 2 • Spring 2016
Illinois State shoulder expert Kevin Laudner is a hit with Major League Baseball.
Illinois State Professor Andres Vidal-Gadea led a research team that won the race to be the first laboratory to find the receptor in the brain that helps animals use the planet’s magnetic field to navigate.
A team of Illinois State researchers is conducting an innovative project in elementary schools to determine whether digital mapping can help students improve their spatial thinking skills.
When Illinois State Chemistry Professor Christopher Mulligan hears someone say it’ll be a week or two before test results come back from some faraway laboratory, unlike most people, he goes beyond just asking the hard question, “Why?”
Illinois State English Professor Jan Susina reveals the secrets and origins of famous children’s books.
Thirty years after Asian tiger mosquitos first arrived in the United States, Illinois State doctoral student Peter Brabant is working to stop their spread.
One day last fall, Stacy Mowry, M.S. ’15, stood in front of the best and brightest minds in her chosen field—biomathematics—and talked about her own research into baffling behavior seen in mongooses.
Each issue we will be using this space to shine a spotlight on a different research center at Illinois State University. First up is the Office of the Cross Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
I understand that nearly everyone has Neanderthal DNA, but are there other traces of species of early humans that are found in the human genome?
How does the drinking water in Bloomington-Normal compare to other cities in the United States?
Why do people cry when they’re sad? Laugh when they’re happy?
Illinois State Biology Professor Rebekka Gougis explains why squirrels act the way they do when a car approaches.