How our universities are helping transform the educational experience.
Students 'level up' and learn at their own pace.
A simple idea is giving kids the skills they need to succeed.
Positive, supporting teachers and principals play a powerful role in student achievement.
Making book bags lighter with the click of a mouse.
An up close tour from the comfort of your classroom.
Motivating minds through movement.
Rethinking how students interface with education.
The Green Room is a space for spirited conversation and no small amount of magic.
At the intersection of academics and innovation lie Champaign and Urbana. When it comes to success in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, few colleges can claim to be on the same level as the University of Illinois. The list of Illini alumni in these areas is long and distinguished, and includes names like Fazlur Rahman Khan (structural engineer for groundbreaking skyscrapers like the John Hancock Center in Chicago) and Martin Eberhard (co-founder of Tesla Motors). In information technology and computer science in particular, Illinois excels. From famous figures like Larry Ellison and Marc Andreessen to lesser-known —