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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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Putting knowledge to work for life systems

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.

Water quality and farming: Tune into our latest #askACES podcast with Laura Christianson, Jonathan Coppess, and Paul Davidson as they discuss the impacts farming has on water quality and the efforts to reduce this impact by reducing nutrient losses from fields.

Kimberlee Kidwell will be the next Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois effective Nov. 1, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. She will hold the inaugural Robert A. Easter Chair.