Nine faculty and staff from the College of Agricultural, Environmental and Consumer Sciences (ACES) have been selected for the 2023-2024 ACES Global Academy that will focus on building ties with French collaborators towards sustainable solutions for climate change, agriculture, household wellbeing, and global food system resiliency.
ACES International Seed Grant recipients report new funding, collaborations, and student experiences
International seed grant recipients from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) use this longstanding funding program to procure additional funding sources, foster new international collaborations, and introduce their students to global work.
URBANA, Ill. — For University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign sophomore Joe Del Rio, getting up close and personal with South America’s wildlife this summer was a dream come true.
U.S.-German Forum on the Future of Agriculture publishes "Recommendations on Climate for the National Level and Transatlantic Cooperation”
Given their shared values, common interests, and influential agricultural sectors, Germany and the United States are natural collaborators to ensure food security and the long-term viability of the agricultural sector.
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) welcomed dozens of international guests to the Crop Sciences Research and Education Center on August 28 to learn about the latest research in sustainable agricultural production, human dimensions of agriculture, and information management from its renowned faculty.
URBANA, Ill. – The ivory palm tree, also known as tagua, is endemic to the Chocó-Darien region on the Pacific coast of South America. The local population relies on this unique tree for many uses and the tagua fruit, nuts, and leaves provide materials for a range of products.
URBANA, Ill. – Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world and access to health care is limited for many people. Childhood vaccinations are a crucial component of preventative care, but vaccination rates remain below the World Health Organization’s goal of reaching 95% of children.
URBANA, Ill. – Common beans are important food sources with high nutritional content. Bean seeds also contain phenolic compounds, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that promote health.
Farmers from two areas of the world – the United States Corn Belt and Eastern Germany – converged in Urbana-Champaign as part of a transatlantic exchange program towards a sustainable agricultural future.
Known for its beautiful coastlines, mountains, castles, forests, and more, Croatia is a rapidly rising top tourism destination that selected Illinois students analyzed firsthand as part of an experiential learning program focused on recreation and tourism economics of the Mediterranean.