blog postsIllini Summer Academies for high school studentsApr 19, 2017 10:00 am2 views Participants attend academy sessions led by university professors and enjoy a variety of engaging activities that provide a taste of just how cool college life can be.Illinois chemist elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 17, 2017 12:15 pm0 views Scott E. Denmark, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Choose Illinois: Accept your offer by May 1Apr 15, 2017 8:00 am0 views A couple hundred reasons you should choose Illinois...Student in history and political science awarded Truman ScholarshipApr 12, 2017 4:30 pm1 views Thomas Dowling, a junior from Chicago, was awarded a $30,000 Truman Scholarship. he was one of 62 Truman Scholars selected from a pool of 768 nomineesLaunching: Online master’s degree in accountancyApr 10, 2017 11:15 pm1 views The University of Illinois College of Business will launch an online-only master’s degree in accountancy, and will begin accepting applications on April 14.Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Resources for the campus communityApr 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views We at Illinois recognize that deciding to report sexual misconduct and choosing how to proceed are difficult decisions. Here are some helpful resources‘Being There,’ ‘Pleasantville’ and Cole Porter biopic among final slate for ‘Ebertfest’Mar 30, 2017 2:30 pm0 views Organizers have filled out the slate of films and schedule for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 19-23 to downtown Champaign.Finalists from the Image of Research contestMar 29, 2017 1:45 pm0 views Powerful images are paired with compelling descriptions of research in the 2017 Image of Research competition. Here are three of 20 graduate student finalists‘Hair,’ 'Hysteria' and other films, guests announced for EbertfestMar 23, 2017 3:45 pm2 views The 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical of the same name, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, April 19-23 in ChampaignResources 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 JonesAltgeld 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.NASA awards contract Illinois startup for ‘smart’ color-changing air filters for space suitsMar 17, 2017 9:00 am2 views Colorfil smart filters let users know when they are working (pink) and when they’re spent (yellow) with an intuitive, unambiguous color changeIsabelle 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.EU ambassador visits campus, highlights strengths of UnionMar 16, 2017 2:45 pm0 views David O’Sullivan, the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, told a standing-room only audience that it is imperative for US citizens, especially young people, to understand the importance of the European Union.Illinois Online researchers recognized for excellenceMar 13, 2017 1:00 pm2 views Coursera has recognized Illinois with an international award, and the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, has announced two awards to Illinois faculty members U of I Library launches open-access digital publishing networkMar 13, 2017 11:45 am13 views The Illinois Open Publishing Network has launched. Its first work: A new English translation of a memoir of Claude Monet.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. Second annual report available on Illinois students’ success after graduationMar 1, 2017 10:15 am0 views Two-thirds of recent Illinois graduates who found employment after college have remained in the state of Illinois to workText: Chancellor Jones's remarks at the Sesquicentennial Opening CelebrationFeb 28, 2017 3:15 pm230 views 'What we were given that day in 1867 was an idea. A big idea. What we did from there was take that idea, drop it into the context of the time, place and society, and begin to build...the land-grant university.'Video: Sesquicentennial Celebration kickoff announcementFeb 28, 2017 9:45 am4 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was created in 1867 with one building surrounded by a sea of mud. Join in our year-long celebration of its world-changing accomplishments and continuing potentialFour Illinois professors named Sloan Research FellowsFeb 23, 2017 9:30 pm0 views Four Illinois researchers are recipients of 2017 Sloan Research Fellowships, which honor "early career scholars whose achievements mark them as the next generation of scientific leaders.”Illinois composer's music recognizes Carl Woese’s discovery of third domain of lifeFeb 21, 2017 11:00 am0 views Music representing one of the most important scientific discoveries made on the University of Illinois campus will be played on the historic Altgeld Chimes and the McFarland Carillon as part of the U. of I.’s sesquicentennial celebration.Book highlights University of Illinois’ 150 years of innovationFeb 21, 2017 9:00 am2 views Central Illinois in 1867 was not an obvious place to plant a university that would change the world. Yet almost from the start, Illinois Industrial University – now the University of Illinois – was an “Engine of Innovation,”NCSA to celebrate breakthrough Cyberfest 20th anniversaryFeb 20, 2017 11:45 am5 views NCSA, the College of Media, and Roger Ebert's Film Festival are hosting a 20th anniversary of Cyberfest, a technology and arts festival that celebrated the birthday of the fictional HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey.Open House weekend, March 10, 11Feb 20, 2017 11:00 am1063 views On March 10th and 11th, the campus will welcome hundreds of high school students for the renowned Engineering Open House and others.Interview with Dean King Li of Carle Illinois College of MedicineFeb 16, 2017 11:45 am6 views Dr. King Li, inaugural dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, believes that merging engineering studies with clinical instruction will revolutionize the delivery of health careWilkin named interim provostFeb 15, 2017 9:00 am1 views John Wilkin, currently the Dean of Libraries and university librarian, will begin in the new role Feb. 18 pending the review and approval of the Board of Trustees.William Mischo appointed acting dean of libraries, university librarian designateFeb 14, 2017 2:30 pm3 views Mischo, currently the head of the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, will begin in the new role Feb. 18, pending the review and approval of the Board of Trustees.Sensors embedded in sports equipment could provide analytics to your smartphoneFeb 14, 2017 9:15 am0 views Sensors embeddded in a ball employ inferencing algorithms that can track movement to within a few centimeters, and accurately characterize 3D ball motion, such as trajectory, orientation, and revolutions per second.Open Illinois: Information for DACA studentsFeb 13, 2017 1:45 pm5 views Information and tools that will ensure their success of undocumented and DACA students at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.