Volume 2 • Number 2 • Spring 2017
One of Great Britain’s best-known and most respected composers of classical music is the muse of one of Illinois State’s more prolific scholars.
Illinois State Department of Agriculture researcher Justin Rickard is partnering with Normal’s Destihl Brewery on an ongoing research project to determine whether the craft brewer’s grain could be an economical and dependable option for Central Illinois farmers.
A jumble of letters and numbers fills the computer screen. To an untrained onlooker, the lines may look like gibberish, but it is actually a computer code key to understanding the smallest pieces of the universe.
In the last four years, Illinois, like many states, has been loosening its drug laws: legalizing medical marijuana, allowing universities to research industrial hemp, and decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana.
In the 1970s, the skeletal remains of about 120 Native Americans were retrieved from an ancient mound complex on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River valley in Western Illinois.
Libraries and research have always gone hand in hand. At Illinois State, Milner Library has long been at the heart of research, and as trends in higher education transformed how students learn and faculty teach, Milner has transformed too.
Everyone has memorized the formula E=MC2, but can you give me a concise easy-to-remember explanation?
Can you tell us about the fractal features/structure of our galaxy/universe?
How do you inspire lifelong curiosity in your students for the topics you teach?
The following news briefs detail grants received by Illinois State faculty.