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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.


AdvanCES in Research - 2017: Catch the passion and perseverance that drive ACES researchers to make important discoveries in the latest edition of AdvanCES in Research.


Running Out of Options: Join us on Thursday, January 19 from noon to 1 p.m. as Department of Crop Sciences researchers Dr. Patrick Tranel and Dr. Aaron Hager discuss the science behind herbicide-resistant weeds and the challenges they pose to food production. Use the #askACES on Twitter to ask your questions about why this problem arises and what the agriculture industry is doing about it.


Feb 03 Final Decision Date for Incoming Freshman
Feb 15 Application Deadline for Summer/Fall/Academic Year Study Abroad Programs
Mar 01 Final Fall Transfer Application Deadline