blog posts#ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Catherine ApplegateMay 4, 2020 11:15 am0 views When Catherine Applegate began her graduate research into the effects of diet on cancer, she had no idea that soon she would be experiencing cancer from a completely different perspective – as a patient.ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Cynthia Estrada Diaz de LeonMay 4, 2020 11:15 am0 views For Cynthia Estrada Diaz de Leon, college has been a test of her skills in adapting to new environments – and a testament to her initiative in finding a way to make things happen. #ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Elizabeth MurphyMay 12, 2020 8:45 am352 views 'I worked closely with her...learning lab techniques, scientific writing and presentation skills. My mentor’s patience and willingness to teach enabled me to gain the confidence to pursue a career in chemistry.'#ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Emily MartinMay 8, 2020 1:45 pm14 views Emily Martin is a fourth-generation Illini. Although she followed the footsteps of her family members, she paved her own unique path at Illinois. #ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Emma TaylorMay 8, 2020 2:15 pm0 views Emma Taylor’s introduction to the jazz program at the University of Illinois came through a jam session at the Iron Post, a downtown Urbana live music venue.#ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Erick KleinMay 6, 2020 9:00 am2 views Erick Klein knew in high school he wanted to go to the U. of I. But Klein had other things to do first: join the navy, train as a corpsman (medic), serve in Afghanistan and then work two years at a base hospital in the U.S. #ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Graduates: Prince BoadiMay 6, 2020 4:30 pm0 views Prince Boadi is the first in his family to attend college, and he isn’t finished yet. He has already been accepted to 10 medical schools.#ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Students: Andrew NadolskiMay 11, 2020 11:00 am0 views Nadolski focused on the design of a special coating for ceramic lenses used in microwave telescopes. He had the chance to deploy his knowledge during several trips to Antarctica, including one for 11 months in 2017.#ILLINOIS2020 Outstanding Students: Barry ChiangMay 11, 2020 11:00 am5 views Barry Chiang was mesmerized by nature and the night sky while growing up in Taiwan. He is devoted to deciphering the simplicity and beauty of the universe through both science and music.Illinois again a top producer of Fulbright U.S. scholarsFeb 27, 2018 12:45 pm0 views For the seventh time in the past eight years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Student AwardsIllinois a top producer of Fulbright student granteesFeb 14, 2019 1:15 pm0 views Eleven students from the Urbana campus received Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year, placing Illinois among the top 15 public institutions in terms of numbers of student grantees. Illinois Chamber Singers in Vienna: Laughter, Schnitzel, and MusicAug 1, 2017 9:15 am2 views Undergraduate student Grace Currie writes of a few of her favorite things during a trip to Vienna, Austria, with the University of Illinois Chamber SingersIllinois junior Paige Jones: Where my ACES story beginsApr 14, 2017 10:30 am3 views As the university celebrates its 150th birthday, I think of all of my family members that were a part of those 150 years.Illinois Open House Weekend, March 9 & 10Feb 21, 2018 3:30 pm664 views The University of Illinois welcomes thousands of students to campus for open house events in the College of Engineering, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and several other campus units.Illinois student named Rhodes ScholarNov 20, 2017 10:45 am8 views The first Rhodes Scholar on the Urbana campus since 1998, Thomas Dowling is poised to become the first in his family to graduate from collegeIllinois students collaborate on emergency call simulationOct 8, 2019 4:30 pm1 views Students from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, UIC College of Nursing (Urbana campus), the School of Social Work and College of Applied Health Sciences collaborate on a 911 call simulation.Illinois student's puzzle to appear in The New York TimesJan 2, 2020 2:00 pm2 views 'Creating a crossword is a puzzle in itself – what combination of words fit together, where to put the black squares. You have to include words that will be interesting to the people who are doing it,' sayid Illinois student Adam Aaronson.Illinois technician combines engineering and creativity in a DIY synthesizerJan 27, 2017 10:30 am0 views Skot Wiedmann creates music on a palm-sized synthesizer he built in just a few hours. He can experiment with sound using his fingers on the surface to create chords and move up and down octaves.Illinois theatre students move year-end showcase onlineApr 29, 2020 2:45 pm177 views The seniors’ BFA Acting Showcase moved online after the live event was cancelled. 'The showcase gives them a foot in the door to the professional world. It’s a big loss not to be able to do that,' said Professor Aaron Muñoz.Image of Research: Bare WitnessApr 4, 2018 1:45 am0 views Graduate student Matthew Go established the first Filipino skeletal research collection in the world. He is a semifinalist in the 2018 Image of Research competition Image of Research: You are what you eatApr 3, 2018 10:30 am0 views Caitlyn Edwards' photo, a semifinalist in the Image of Research competition, features lutein-rich 'cupcakes' - part of a study to understand the role of nutrition in children’s brain healthIn 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 pm1 views A guide to campus visit dates whether you're a propective student, and admitted student, or seek to transfer to Illinois from another institutionInterested in Illinois? 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