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Read article: Navigate times of global conflict
Navigate times of global conflict
Continuous global conflicts affect the lives, safety, health, and well-being of people worldwide. Wars and other global crises have far-reaching and...
ISPP Scholar Shuvam Das
Read article: In his own words: Shuvam Das
In his own words: Shuvam Das
As an ISPP Scholar, Shuvam Das is appointed with the Illinois Board of Higher Education. His work is significant as he focuses on using data...
2024 ISPP Scholar Dora Kourkoulou
Read article: In her own words: Theodora Kourkoulou
In her own words: Theodora Kourkoulou
  As an ISPP Scholar, Theodora (Dora) Kourkoulou is appointed with the...
2024 ISPP Scholar Angelique Evans
Read article: In her own words: Angelique Evans
In her own words: Angelique Evans
As an ISPP Scholar, Angelique Evans is appointed with the Illinois Black Caucus/ Black Caucus Foundation...

News Releases

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5 takeaways to advance diversity, equity, inclusion in watershed management
URBANA, Ill.  – Achieving clean water goals requires the inclusion of diverse views and considering the equity of impacts and solutions; yet, underrepresented communities don’t always have a voice in watershed planning efforts. At a symposium as part of a 2022 Climate Intersections...
University of Illinois Students present design ideas for Peoria
U of I students share ideas to improve Peoria’s southside neighborhood
PEORIA, Ill. – Every minute of every day, our health is affected by the physical design of our homes, schools, workplaces, and indoor/outdoor community spaces. During the spring semester, University of Illinois Extension facilitated a sustained engagement between residents and community leaders...


Kevin Carey

Kevin Carey

Acting Director of 4-H Youth Development/Senior Program Lead, Positive Youth Development
Amanda Cole

Amanda Cole

Strategy, Planning and Implementation Assistant Director