blog postsAltgeld Tower closed for repairs, carillon on autopilotMar 20, 2017 8:00 am2 views Altgeld Tower bells is closed for repairs for an undetermined length of time. Its carillon bells are limited to an automated quarter-hour timekeeping function.Alumna Kimberlee Kidwell returns as deanJul 18, 2016 7:00 pm22 views Kidwell will lead the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences effective Nov. 1, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.Alumna's business is a sweet successMay 11, 2015 2:30 pm2 views Rachel Bernier-Green (nee Rodgers) ’09, ’12, discusses how she used her Illinois degrees to start her own business doing what she loves.Alumni John Burke, Mary-Dell Chilton named to National Inventors Hall of FameApr 14, 2015 10:30 am4 views Two University of Illinois alumni who hold U.S. patents will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May.Alumni's dorm room game will soon be told in Target stores nationwideJul 28, 2015 11:15 am7 views Business Insider (July 27) - When Tim Swindle and Dave Mazurek were in college at Illinois, they made up a card game that involved combining stereotypical accents with outrageous phrases.Alumni, stay connected during homecoming with these Wi-Fi tipsOct 25, 2016 1:45 pm0 views Coming back for #ILLINOIShomecoming? Learn how guests at Illinois can connect to the Campus Wi-Fi.Alumnus Juan Salgado named a 2015 MacArthur FellowSep 29, 2015 10:30 am1 views Juan Salgado is a community leader helping immigrants on Chicago's southwest side overcome barriers to success in the workplace and build the human capital of their communities.Always wanted to work at a zoo? Illinois can get you thereJun 13, 2016 12:00 pm1 views The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, in conjunction with Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo and John G. Shedd Aquarium, offers a three-year residency in Zoological and Aquatic Animal Medicine.Ancient American goddesses on displayFeb 2, 2018 9:00 am0 views New exhibit at Illinois’ Spurlock Museum show artistic, spiritual legacy of people who built Cahokia, a great, thousand-year-old urban center on the Mississippi RiverAnderson named College of Education deanJun 12, 2017 8:45 am0 views James D. Anderson will become the dean of the College of Education effective Aug. 16, pending BOT approval. He served as the college’s interim dean the past academic year.Anderson named College of Education interim deanAug 13, 2016 11:00 am0 views James D. Anderson will become the interim dean of the College of Education effective Aug. 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.Andrew Singer named interim director of Siebel Center for DesignMar 7, 2017 9:00 am2 views Singer is currently the Fox Family Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the College of Engineering’s Technology Entrepreneur Center. An Illinois alumnus is mapping areas in Nepal to guide earthquake relief effortsMay 13, 2015 10:15 am377 views In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, Nama Budhathoki is using open source mapping to help put relief workers in the areas they are needed most.Another major step forward for Carle Illinois College of MedicineNov 2, 2015 11:30 am1 views Carle Health System and Illinois recently signed four important establishing documents, including a Research Affiliation Agreement, a Translational Research Agreement, Hiring Practices Guidelines, and a Joint Liaison Committee Charter.Apply now: Carle Illinois College of MedicineNov 6, 2017 8:30 am5 views Carle Illinois College of Medicine is proud to offer full four-year scholarships to our inaugural class of future physician-innovators joining us in July 2018Apply now for admission to IllinoisAug 1, 2017 8:15 am0 views Our Illinois application can be accessed through myIllini, our student portal, allowing you to manage your admissions process in one placeArchitecture students design new rare book library - a 'museum of the book'May 3, 2016 12:15 pm0 views Graduate students in Professor Vidar Lerum’s Architectural Design Studio have spent months designing a 'Museum of the Book' to house the world-class collections at Illinois. See the designs Wednesday.Are you Career Ready?Dec 7, 2016 4:45 pm0 views Tell us how you're becoming career ready and enter a drawing for a chance to win a FREE Amazon Fire Tablet!Art and design seniors exhibit their work at Krannert Art MuseumMay 3, 2016 11:15 am3 views Krannert Art Museum will exhibit the work of seniors in the School of Art and Design during the final week of the school year.Artists at Krannert Art Museum want you to use your ears as well as your eyesApr 3, 2018 4:45 am1 views Artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme will talk about the importance of sound in their work, including an exhibition currently at Krannert Art MuseumAspiring diplomat earns prestigious internship in international affairsApr 16, 2015 1:15 pm117 views Larry Harris, Jr., has been named a fellow in the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. The fellowship will pay his way through graduate school in return for at least five years of foreign service at the U.S. Department of State.Athletics has a new website at fightingillini.comJul 15, 2015 2:00 pm1 views The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics has partnered with SIDEARM Sports, a leader in collegiate athletics web solutions, to launch a completely redesigned FIGHTINGILLINI.com on July 1, 2015. At Illinois, disability doesn't mean being disabledOct 14, 2015 10:15 am969 views When Illinois wheelchair athletes aren’t training, Daisy - a two year old basset hound - is on one of their treadmills.A vision for the Carle-Illinois College of MedicineOct 27, 2016 8:30 pm0 views Watch Dr. King Li's remarks at his welcoming reception, in which he shares his vision for the college.A visit by U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe HerreraApr 6, 2016 9:30 am0 views Juan Felipe Herrera, the U.S. poet laureate and the first Latino to receive the country’s highest honor in poetry, will speak at the University of Illinois on April 28.A website ranked 35 great college marching bandsJul 27, 2016 4:00 pm0 views And you know the Marching Illini are on the list!Bald eagle, recovered from West Nile virus, returns to wildApr 27, 2015 10:30 am0 views After three weeks of treatment, the eagle was ready to leave the Wildlife Medical Clinic for a rehabilitation facility, where he was tested for flight and hunting capability before at last being released into the wild.Basar named College of Engineering interim deanDec 20, 2017 10:00 pm0 views Basar is a Swanlund Chair, an internationally renowned scholar, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a recipient of multiple prestigious awards and honorsBashir named executive associate dean of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 15, 2017 9:30 am0 views Bashir will work alongside Dean Dr. King Li to direct and oversee development and operations at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the nation’s first engineering-based college of medicine. Beckman Foundation presents $5 million gift to Beckman InstituteSep 9, 2015 11:00 am1 views The gift will establish the Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Annual Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science.