Illinois universities http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Isn't Immune To Research Funding Woes At Universities http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-isnt-immune-research-funding-woes-universities <p>Declining state funding for major public universities has the National Science Board concerned about the ability of the schools to carry out engineering research, while also providing an affordable education to a broad range of students. The Board's latest report says Illinois is a prime example. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:45:14 +0000 Mike Moen & Amanda Vinicky 19186 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Universities Improve Research Payoff But Lag Behind Other Top States http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-universities-improve-research-payoff-lag-behind-other-top-states <p><a href="http://www.innovationamerica.us/images/stories/pdf/IIC_Illinois_Innovation_Index_August_2012.pdf">The Illinois Innovation Index report </a>details research activity at Illinois' universities. The findings were issued this week by several groups, including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Science &amp; Technology Coalition. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:11:54 +0000 Mike Moen 17211 at http://northernpublicradio.org