blog postsHistory class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”How do dads fit into early intervention services for children?Aug 1, 2017 4:30 pm0 views Professor Brent McBride hopes his study will inform service providers to better target or include fathers in intervention plans that positively affect children’s developmentIllinois 4-H celebrates alumni during National 4-H WeekOct 5, 2016 10:30 am0 views In honor of National 4-H Week, U of I Extension invites 4-H alums on campus to share their story and receive a 4-H alumni t-shirt to celebrate your 4-H heritage.Illinois counts down to the total solar eclipseJul 11, 2017 10:45 am1 views Professor Leslie Looney: "It’s the darkness, it’s the drama, it’s this beautiful thing, and you say, ‘I get this. I see why people spend thousands to travel and see eclipses.’"Illinois first in the U.S. to offer new brachycephalic syndrome procedureSep 6, 2017 11:30 am0 views A new surgical procedure that addresses one of these pets’ anatomical problems was performed for the first time in the U.S. at the Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.Illinois leads veterinary emergency response trainingMay 13, 2016 11:15 am0 views A semi-trailer hauling 156 hogs crashes on the interstate highway. Who you gonna call?Illinois music ensemble part of Vienna’s music scene this springMay 18, 2017 11:30 am0 views The University of Illinois Chamber Singers is performing in Europe this spring during a 12-day exchange trip with the University of Vienna choir.Illinois Summit on Diversity in Psychological ScienceFeb 12, 2018 9:45 am0 views The goal of this Summit is to set a new agenda for research in psychological science that will transform the way we think about diversity, its context in the academy, societyIllinois veterinarians bring relief to New Mexico dogJan 4, 2017 9:15 am0 views when Toby's owners suspected he had breathing issues, they were fortunate their veterinarian knew where to turn: Illinois' Dr. Brendan McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert in respiratory diseases in dogs.Illinois wins national awards for online educationMar 10, 2016 7:30 am8 views The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), which recognizes excellence in both individual and institutional achievements, has awarded two awards to the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Invasive plants from water gardens, aquariums must be disposed of properlyAug 29, 2016 11:30 am0 views Water hyacinth has been described as “the world’s worst aquatic weed,” lovely in the garden, but a nuisance in the riverIsabelle Huppert, Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’Mar 17, 2017 5:45 am1 views Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and TV legend Norman Lear are coming to this year’s “Ebertfest,” along with two films, the first announced in this year’s lineup.ISEE's guide to 10 last-minute environmentally friendly giftsDec 12, 2017 10:30 am0 views Ten holiday gift ideas that won’t take much time but will make a statement about your commitment to the environment, from Illinois' Institue for Sustainability, Energy and EnvironmentKrannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am0 views A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum looks at such issues as migration, refugees and human rights as they relate to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – the 'Northern Triangle.'Krannert Art Museum to host artist Autumn Knight for performances, art exhibitionJan 23, 2017 12:00 pm0 views Performance artist Autumn Knight experiments with elements in the gallery installation for her solo exhibition “In Rehearsal” at Krannert Art Museum. Knight will perform Jan. 26 at the opening night for the museum’s spring seasonLIS professor writes textbook on diversity issues for librariansFeb 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views Professor Nicole Cooke's new book textbook helps librarians understand the importance of serving diverse groups of people. It examines the political, social, economic and technological divides among library patrons.Lyric Theatre’s “Viva Verdi!” to showcase highlights of Verdi’s operasFeb 22, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The production of “Viva Verdi!” by the Lyric Theatre, opening Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, is kind of a greatest hits show of the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.Medical maggots? Old-school wound care still usedApr 11, 2017 12:45 pm1 views Maggot therapy is often used to debride—or clean out—wounds. “The maggots feed only on dead and dying tissue. They have no interest in the healthy flesh..."Meet the buoys of summer who help Purdue and Illinois study Lake MichiganSep 1, 2016 10:30 am0 views The two markers are run by the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program and staffed by researchers and specialists from Purdue University and the University of Illinois.Miss the premiere? Watch it nowMay 17, 2016 12:45 pm0 views A new documentary tells the story of Latinos in American baseball, much of it through the research of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos.New humanities MOOC: Modern American PoetryMay 3, 2016 12:30 pm7 views Prominent faculty members from across the United States present their analyses of ground-breaking modern American poets—from Whitman and Dickinson to today’s Hip Hop artists—in richly illustrated video lectures.New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and careFeb 2, 2017 12:45 pm0 views Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is now one of a few veterinary research and clinical care schools in the U.S. with a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI facility.No joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsOrganizations partner with Illinois Extension to combat malnutrition in seniorsDec 6, 2017 9:45 am0 views Seniors may face emotional barriers to nutrition. 'Eating alone is one of the biggest risk factors, (and) 42.3 percent of Illinois seniors live by themselves'Passes for Roger Ebert's Film Festival on sale starting Nov. 1Oct 31, 2016 10:45 am0 views The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, April 19 - 23, 2017Podcast addict? Subscribe to these podcasts by Illinois researchers, alumniDec 8, 2017 11:45 am648 views If you’re a podcast fanatic and looking for something new to listen to, read about a few podcasts created by Illinois faculty members and researchers, produced by Illinois alumni or hosted by Illinois students and staff. Precision Conservation Management program receives multi-million dollar investmentFeb 15, 2016 10:45 am0 views When making decisions about conservation practices, farmers must weigh financial risks, consider labor availability and cost, and more. The Precision Conservation Management program will help farmers make those decisions.Professor collaborates on documentary to expose the effects of violenceAug 31, 2016 9:00 am2 views “What’s Left Behind” will consist of interviews with black mothers from Chicago who have experienced loss at the hands of violence.Register nowNov 12, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Register now for online winter coursesRegister now: Online conference March 1-3Jan 24, 2017 11:15 am0 views Health Communication Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices conference will showcase research on the relationships between technology, electronic communication and healthcare.