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AHS to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Degree

The Master of Science in Health Technology will advance the design and implementation of applied health technology and prepare students to work in an increasingly important field. Read more about the Master of Science in Health Technology degree.

 
Jeni Hunniecutt and Ingrid Wheeler standing at a podium  

Making the Invisible Visible

An all-day event presented by the Chez Veterans Center and Carle Foundation Hospital focused on Traumatic Brain Injury. Learn more about Making the Invisible Visible.

 
Jeff Woods and Dean Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell  

Jeff Woods Named First Mottier Family Professor

Dr. Jeff Woods, a leader in the field of Kinesiology, was named the inaugural Mottier Family Professor during an investiture ceremony on October 28. Read more about Dr. Woods.

 
John Consalvi and Pat Malik  

AHS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni

Speech and Hearing Science alumnus John Consalvi received the 2019 AHS Distinguished Alumni Award and Dr. Pat Malik, former director of the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services, received the 2019 Harold Scharper Award during a celebration of their achievements on October 18. Learn more about John Consalvi and Pat Malik.

 
Tim Nugent coaching wheelchair basketball in 1950s  

Tim Nugent Posthumously Elected to U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame

“Father of Accessibility” Tim Nugent, founder of the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services, was inducted into U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame on November 1. Read more about Dr. Nugent’s induction.

 
200 students wearing football jerseys around statue of Red Grange  

Sapora Symposium Highlights Red Grange, Global Readiness

This year’s event, co-sponsored by the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, was held at the Colonnades Club on November 14 and 15. Read about the events of the first day of the Sapora Symposium. Read about the events of the second day of the Sapora Symposium.

 
Monika Stodolska  

RST’s Stodolska Honored for Dedication to Diversity

Dr. Monika Stodolska received a 2019 Larine Y. Cowan Make A Difference Award. Read more about Dr. Stodolska’s award.

 
David Pisoni lecturing excitedly  

Dr. David Pisoni Addresses SHS Proseminar

Dr. Pisoni, Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Chancellor’s Professor of Cognitive Science at Indiana University, discussed cognitive audiology during his lecture. Read more about and see a video of Dr. Pisoni’s lecture.

 
Naiman Khan with glass of water  

Drinking More Water Improves Multitasking Ability in Children

Kinesiology and Community Health professor Naiman Khan’s research shows a link between water consumption and cognitive performance. Read more about Dr. Khan’s research.

 
3 researchers standing with athlete Susan Scaroni  

Potato as Effective as Carbohydrate Gels for Boosting Athletic Performance

Kinesiology and Community Health professor Nick Burd’s research shows that potato puree sustains blood glucose levels and boosts performance of trained athletes. Read more about Dr. Burd’s research.

 

Check Out Our Recent Podcasts, “A Few Minutes With…”

Kinesiology and Community Health professor Neha Gothe here.

Kinesiology and Community Health professor Nicholas Burd here.

Speech and Hearing Science alumnus John Consalvi here.

Jake Zweig, member of the Fighting Illini Football coaching staff here.

Justin Constantine, Marine Corps veteran and inspirational speaker here.

Two-time Paralympian Ray Martin here.

2020 Paralympic Games trainee Brian Siemann here.

2016 Paralympian Daniel Romanchuk here.

Two-time Paralympian Susannah Scaroni here.

Paralympian and doctoral student Kelsey LeFevour here.

2016 Paralympian Alexa Halko here.