Animated videos teach “survival gardening.” From left: Carl Burkybile, agricultural director of Healing Hands International, worked with entomology professor Barry Pittendrigh, animator Benjamin Blalock, Center for African Studies assistant director Julia Bello-Bravo and animator Anna Perez Sabater to develop the videos, which HHI distributes around the world.
Publication Date: 16 March 2015
University of Illinois plant biology professor Katy Heath and her colleagues found that long-term nitrogen fertilizer use disrupts the mutually beneficial relationship between legumes and soil microbes.
Publication Date: 23 February 2015
Working with international collaborators, Scientific Animations Without Borders created an Ebola prevention video that is now being distributed in Sierra Leone. Pictured, clockwise, from back left: Enrique Rebolledo, the program coordinator for the Sierra Leone/YMCA Partnership; U. of I. entomology professor Barry Pittendrigh; U. of I. YMCA communications director Megan Flowers; SAWBO staffer Anna Pérez Sabater; and Julia Bello-Bravo, the assistant director of the Center for African Studies.
Publication Date: 19 February 2015
Entomology professor May Berenbaum received a National Medal of Science award from President Obama at a White House ceremony Nov. 20.
Publication Date: 20 November 2014