UI Public Engagement | Campus to participate in 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

The impact of public service, teaching, and research at Illinois on accessibility issues, assistive technology development, and public policy and perception in the past, present, and future will be highlighted through an exhibit installed on the National Mall in Washington D.C. from June 27 through July 8, 2012. The exhibit will include interactive technology stations, video, a series of posters and images, and an empathic modeling area where patrons will be able to experience various disabilities, assistive technologies, and learn about wheelchair sports. Continue.