blog postsIn search of ‘white birds in a nest’Jul 24, 2018 8:00 am0 views Our willingness to tromp through swamps and brambles is fueled by the hope of catching a glimpse of “white birds in a nest” (Macbridea alba) in bloomInterested in attending Illinois? Get on our mailing listJun 20, 2017 9:15 am3 views Want to receive personalized communications from us and manage your admissions process in one place? We have one word for you: myIllini. Interested in Illinois? Attend a campus summer program!Mar 1, 2017 3:45 pm1 views Considering Illinois for your college education? Explore Illinois this summer through these programsInterested in Illinois? Attend a summer program on campus!Feb 23, 2018 10:45 am1 views With an Illinois summer program, you can earn class credit, explore possible majors, or just see what life at Illinois is really likeInterested in Illinois? Come visit us!Feb 13, 2017 7:45 am0 views There are many opportunities for you to see the campus, visit a class, meet some students, and check out housingInterested in Illinois? Come visit us!Sep 11, 2017 2:00 pm1 views There are several opportunities for you to visit the Illinois campus, sit in on a class, and tour Housing facilitiesInterested in Illinois? Come visit us this summer!Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am1 views See the Illinois campus for yourself. While on campus, you can also to visit a class or take a Housing tour.Interested in Illinois? Visit us!Feb 11, 2019 6:30 pm0 views A guide to campus visit dates whether you're a propective student, and admitted student, or seek to transfer to Illinois from another institutionJosh Harris: From the Marines to Illini BaseballMar 28, 2019 8:30 am11 views This 25-year-old left handed pitcher's life and Marine Corp experiences have made him unflappable on the mound, says pitching coach Drew Dickinson.Learning from the LencaJan 29, 2018 10:15 am0 views We are in Llano Largo, the highest point in Central America and also the client community of my course in international water-system design, Honduras Water ProjectMeet the Illini Hyperloop teamSep 13, 2019 11:15 am5 views Imagine traveling from Champaign to Chicago in 15 minutes at upwards of 700 mph in a pod running through a vacuum tube.MFA Exhibition to feature work by art and design grad studentsApr 20, 2018 8:00 am0 views The multidisciplinary artwork represents the culmination of their graduate education in an exhibition at Krannert Art MuseumNow seniors, first cohort of Cancer Scholars set to graduateJan 10, 2018 11:00 am0 views Inaugurated in 2014, the Cancer Scholars program gave a small cohort of students the chance to mold their undergraduate experience around the idea of cancer researchOkavango Odyssey: Studying wildlife in BotswanaMar 30, 2017 10:45 am0 views U. of I. animal sciences students spent nine weeks studying wildlife in Botswana's Okavango Delta and Chobe Enclave Region.Our summer spent saving turtlesJan 29, 2018 1:45 pm0 views Last summer, two rising second-year veterinary students traded blue lab coats and lecture halls in Urbana for chest-high waders and wetlands in Lake County in northeast IllinoisProctor & Gamble 'Smart Lab' opens at U of I Research ParkSep 5, 2019 1:15 pm10 views The Smart Lab will bring together interdisciplinary teams of students from a wide variety of backgrounds to rapidly prototype and innovate in the space of consumer insights.Racial diversity increases student leadership skills, especially for white studentsAug 8, 2018 1:45 pm4 views 'We found that greater racial diversity in student leadership programs led to a measurable increase in lasting leadership capacity,' says researcher Jasmine D. CollinsReal growth in virtual reality learning experiencesOct 10, 2019 9:45 am0 views From courses in humanities to science, more students enhance learning through virtual reality.Report quantifies grads' first destinationsMar 7, 2018 11:15 am1 views Alumni with recently completed undergraduate degrees will again exceed national averages related to graduates securing first destinations, according to an annual survey Research Experience for UndergraduatesAug 7, 2017 3:15 pm0 views This summer, 10 undergrads performed research on imaging and microscopy technologies in the “Discoveries in Bioimaging” Research Experience for Undergraduates funded by NSFResources to support our international communityMar 23, 2017 5:45 am0 views 'Our success rests on the principle of inviting the best and brightest into our community and supporting their capacity to thrive...' - Chancellor Robert JonesRobotic arm gives architecture students more fabrication optionsMar 15, 2017 3:30 pm1 views The School of Architecture has a new fabrication tool for students to use in building objects they’ve designed.Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and waterJul 30, 2017 4:15 pm1 views You can't just walk to the edge of the Mayan underworld. You have to beat a path to it.Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: The elusive poolsJul 2, 2017 9:00 am1 views Researchers are mapping the final three of 25 sacred pools at Cara Blanca, an ancient Maya pilgrimage site in central BelizeSearching for turtles in a sea of grassJun 5, 2018 10:30 am0 views To survey local Ornate Turtles, one has to find them. Turtle tracking dogs help a lot.See campus through the eyes of #ILLINOIS2019Apr 23, 2019 9:15 am2318 views Before Illinois graduates go on to change the world, we asked them to share the places on campus that changed their lives.Snake Road SojournApr 19, 2017 9:15 am0 views Illinois Natural History Survey conservation biologist Mark Davis hopes treks to see snakes, frogs, salamanders and other creatures in the wild will instill in his students a commitment to work for conservation.Students stop hackers while earning course creditSep 13, 2017 9:30 am2 views 'We’re a major research university with a world-renowned Computer Science department.These students...can look at some our code and clean it up, make it more efficient, in just a few minutes'Students travel to Costa Rica for a deeper look at sustainabilityJun 17, 2018 11:00 am4 views 19 LAS students traveled into the communities and landscape of Costa Rica and came back with knowledge that can only come from immersion in the environment and the people who sustain itStudent Success Initiative aims to further improve undergrad successAug 20, 2019 11:30 am1258 views As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the university is providing world-class student experiences, Illinois has launched a new effort called the Student Success Initiative.