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Continual Innovation

Through science, engineering, and human ingenuity, the College of ACES is bringing new ideas to life, constantly developing technologies and systems to improve the world, ultimately affecting the way we live and work.

A World with Abundant Food

The College of ACES is helping feed the world’s population—even as it continues to grow—through scientific discoveries and practical solutions in research.

A Healthy World

The College of ACES is using the latest scientific advances, ranging from molecular biology to the management of landscapes, to improve the health and wellness of people, animals, plants, and the environment.

Productive, Empowered Communities

The College of ACES helps people live more productively so they can also strengthen their communities and contribute answers to society’s most challenging issues.

Financial Security

The College of ACES helps people make better decisions in their jobs and for their families, giving them knowledge and tools to achieve financial security and success, as a foundation for purposeful and fulfilling lives.
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The opportunities in ACES are endless! Check out the latest edition of ACES@Illinois, our college's flagship publication featuring stories about the impact that our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and supporters are making in the world.

What factors contribute to childhood obesity? The causes of obesity are increasingly complex, but families have significant influence on children’s dietary habits and weight. Dr. Barbara Fiese, Professor in Human Development and Family Studies, will answer your questions during our #askACES Twitter chat on June 2 at noon.


The latest issue of AdvanCES is out! Catch a glimpse of the research taking place in the College of ACES surrounding the underlying theme of health - from early cancer detection to stories seeking solutions to environmental health dilemmas.