Voices of ACES

April 22, 2020
By Gregory French
For the entire campus community, the unprecedented and rapid rise of a global COVID-19 outbreak required sweeping adjustments and instantaneous shifts to a new normal. In this time of challenge, uncertainty, and unpredictability, students who were studying abroad over the spring 2020 semester have to display resilience and adaptability on multiple levels. 

April 22, 2020
By Hannah You
Humans have been breeding plants since before recorded human history and have domesticated many of the plants that we rely on in our daily lives today.

April 20, 2020
By Haley Bickelhaupt
Throughout the chaos of the current COVID-19 pandemic, students across the country are quickly adjusting to a different lifestyle: online schooling.

April 15, 2020
By Emily Kinney
Childhood obesity is something that is discussed very frequently. Whether it is about the rise of childhood obesity, how to prevent it, or even what causes it, the topic has been trending for years.

April 8, 2020
By Chessa Brown
There are countless projects to work on, professors to meet, and experiences to gain within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois.

March 26, 2020
By Craig Lemoine
Craig Lemoine, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, and director of the Financial Planning Program at University of Illinois, recently shared this letter of advice and encouragement with his students during this challenging time. Lemoine teaches ACE 240, a class on personal finance.

March 23, 2020
By Anna Seweryniak
I really enjoyed Professor Stoddard’s presentation in ACES 399 recently. He offered a very optimistic outlook on the future of our environment and how economic trends are predicted to improve over time, eventually resulting in sufficient and sustainable agricultural production capable of feeding our growing population.

March 18, 2020
By Sophia Hortin
Former Department Head Gives a Gift to “Inspire”

March 9, 2020
By Hannah Barnard
While the ecosystem harbors many benefits, there are also many challenges facing it, specifically wetland ecosystems.

March 2, 2020
By Kristine Schoenecker
This past week in ACES 399, Dr. Prasanta Kalita, professor in the Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, spoke to our class about societal challenges.