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This monthly summary includes excerpts from Illinois in the News, a daily service provided by the University of Illinois News Bureau and other media search tools, focusing on engineering topics and faculty contacted for their expertise by print and broadcast reporters around the world.

 

UI professor: U.S. could face 'infection tsunami'

The News-Gazette (July 1) -- UI professor: U.S. could face 'infection tsunami'

Op-ed: All faculty members should work on diversity and equity initiatives and be rewarded for it

Inside Higher Ed (June 30) -- In an op-ed Amy Wagoner Johnson writes that if diversity, equity and inclusion are truly valued, everyone -- not just underrepresented faculty members -- should do more and be rewarded for it.

'Underrepresented Minority' Considered Harmful, Racist Language

Communications of the ACM (June 19) -- Tiffani L. Williams writes that the term 'underrepresented minority' is considered harmful, racist language.

China Reaches New Milestone in Space-Based Quantum Communications

Scientific American (June 25) -- China Reaches New Milestone in Space-Based Quantum Communications

A Black Hole's Lunch Provides a Treat for Astronomers

The New York Times (June 24) -- A Black Hole’s Lunch Provides a Treat for Astronomers

How scientists test face mask effectiveness against coronavirus

NBC News (June 21) -- How scientists test face mask effectiveness against coronavirus

U of I makes top 15 in best public college list

WAND (June 4) - Illinois makes top 15 in best public college list

UI professor wanted to make farming more sustainable, so he started a company to build a fleet of smart robots

The Rising (May 18) -- UI professor wanted to make farming more sustainable, so he started a company to build a fleet of smart robots

University of Illinois emergency ventilator project finds a manufacturer

Chicago Tribune (May 15) -- University of Illinois emergency ventilator project finds a manufacturer

U of I gets grant money for COVID-19 research programs

WAND (May 13) -- U of I gets grant money for COVID-19 research programs

 

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