Sheep on treadmills and bones of extinct animals reveal secrets of motion.
It isn’t something you see every day in the local gym: sheep running on treadmills. But if you had stumbled into the research labs on the South Farms of the University of Illinois not too long ago, you might have done a double take at this startling sight.
Once destined for dumpsters, U of I’s collection of plaster friezes from Greece’s Parthenon are now recognized as priceless snapshots in time.
War and the New Era
The fourth part in a series examining the evolution of higher education since the construction of Lincoln Hall. (Link to come.)
Mysterious story submission shows up in the mail about the Lincoln bust that went missing in 1979.
‘Turntablists’ turned music upside down, but now have to adapt.
The search for discovery leads alumnus from art to chemistry, and back.
An update on the renovation of Lincoln Hall.
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Around the College
- The Economics of Santa and Prison
- From the Berenbaum Files
- Dalkey Archive Press Honored by National Book Critics Circle
- A Lifetime of Achievement
- Revising Our Views on Happiness
- Professor Wins One of Science’s Biggest Prizes
- Give Me a Break
- Chinese Dust Bowl Inspired Award-Winning Student to Study Global Ecology
- For Some Plants, it Pays to Be Devoured
- Atom-by-Atom Action Shots
- Blogging for Science
- LAS Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship
- Political Equality Can Lead to Funding Inequality
- At its Extreme, Political Rule Is an Elusive Concept
- Getting a Better Picture of Blood Clotting
- Nordic Exposure