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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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Diets vs. Lifestyle Change in 2018: What Works? The new year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier, and hit the gym are in full swing now but how long will they last? What can be done to create a healthier lifestyle that can continue all year and beyond? Find out what ACES Registered Dietitians, Justine Karduck, Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics and Beth Peralta, Media Communications Specialist with Extension, and Dr. Nicholas Burd, Assistant Professor in Kinesiology had to say in our podcast.


Tutoring. Support. Camaraderie.

The new ACES Collaborative Learning Center supports ACES students in need of academic assistance. The ACLC, located on the second floor of the ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, provides opportunities for students to meet other member of the ACES community. Peer mentors are available to assist fellow students with course work, study strategies and finding other support opportunities within the college and on campus.


ACES@Illinois is hot off the press!

Curious what the College of ACES at the University of Illinois is all about? Don't miss the newest edition of our magazine, ACES@Illinois! Find out what our amazing alumni, talented students, and world-renowned researchers are doing to live out the land-grant mission.