blog posts Restoration projects in LAS receive Heritage Awards May 5, 2020 10:15 am3 views Jane Bergman received the award for her historical replica of the glass dome that once overlooked the library in Altgeld Hall. The other award went to a renovation project to improve the roof of the English Building. Plant physiologist Lisa Ainsworth elected to the National Academy of Sciences Apr 28, 2020 8:45 am5 views Ainsworth's election to NAS recognizes her 'distinguished and continuing achievements in original research' on how crops are impacted by pollutants such as ozone and carbon dioxide. Computer scientist, physicist elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences Apr 27, 2020 10:15 am4 views Computer science professor Sarita Adve and physics professor Philip W. Phillips have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest honor societies in the nation. Two Illinois professors named Guggenheim Fellows Apr 10, 2020 11:15 am3 views Janice N. Harrington, a professor of English; and David Sepkoski, a professor of history were chosen for the prestigious fellowships 'on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.' Illinois students honored with Goldwater scholarships Apr 8, 2020 10:00 am4 views The Goldwater Scholarships encourage the development of highly qualified scientists and engineers by awarding scholarships to sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue doctorates. Physics prof, Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett donates papers to University Archives Mar 6, 2020 12:15 pm1 views Sir Anthony Leggett's papers, recently donated to the University of Illinois Archives, provide a perspective on his groundbreaking research in theoretical condensed matter physics. Stories of inspiration, innovation and impact Mar 12, 2020 1:15 pm51 views Backed by more than 150 years of ingenuity and imagination, the U of Iputs you in the same hallways as 23 Pulitzer Prize winners, 23 Nobel Laureates, and a long list of game-changing innovators. U of I among top producers of Fulbright awards Feb 20, 2020 8:45 am1 views For the ninth time in the past 10 years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named among the U.S. colleges and universities that produce the most Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Tim Nugent honored by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame Feb 17, 2020 8:45 am11 views U of I's Tim Nugent, considered the 'Father of Accessibility,' has been posthumously awarded the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Trio honored with Chancellor's Medallion for investigation of Zhang case Feb 13, 2020 3:00 pm11 views In addition to many other personnel involved in the investigation, the actions and dedication of Sgt. James Carter, telecommunicator Kenny Costa and Det. Eric Stiverson were particularly noteworthy. Two Illinois professors named Sloan Research Fellows Feb 12, 2020 9:30 am1 views Two U of I scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships. This honor is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers. Sottos elected to National Academy of Engineering Feb 10, 2020 8:15 am0 views 'This is one of the very most prestigious honors an engineer can earn, and we are thrilled that Nancy’s distinguished reputation among her peers is being recognized,' said Dean Rashid Bashir of The Grainger College of Engineering. U of I's highest honors: Stephen Long invested as a Stanley O. Ikenberry Chair Jan 31, 2020 10:00 am0 views 'Steve has led the world in advancing our knowledge of the mechanisms of photosynthesis... especially towards the goal of increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis to help feed the world's burgeoning population.' Chancellor Jones' State of the University Address Jan 31, 2020 9:45 am31 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois. NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber Systems Jan 28, 2020 9:15 am4 views U of I is one of the first universities to partner with NSA on researching the science of security and has been working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years. Illinois music professor awarded NEH Fellowship Jan 15, 2020 1:00 pm0 views University of Illinois music professor Christina Bashford was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2019. Prof. Stephen Boppart named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors Dec 6, 2019 3:45 pm7 views Election as a NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. Prof. Charles Gammie named on Bloomberg 50 list of innovators, leaders Dec 6, 2019 9:00 am4 views Gammie was recognized for his leadership of the Event Horizon Telescope team that unveiled the first image of a supermassive black hole in April. Illinois: No. 1 global destination for international students Dec 5, 2019 10:45 am2 views Illinois ranks No. 1 among public universities and No. 5 in the country for the most international students, according to Open Doors data. Eight Illinois faculty members elected AAAS Fellows Nov 26, 2019 10:15 am4 views Eight professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected 2019 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influential Nov 22, 2019 9:00 am7 views Eight faculty members at Illinois have been named to the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list, a global listing of scientists who produced the past decade’s most influential papers. Student receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award Nov 15, 2019 2:30 pm3 views Each year, the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award is given to an Illinois senior who has demonstrated exceptional attributes in leadership and a desire to make a difference in the world. Chancellor Jones named 2020 APLU Chair Nov 13, 2019 10:45 am6 views 'Robert Jones is an exceptional leader with an extensive background advancing the work of public research universities. We’re thrilled he’s been selected as the next chair of the APLU Board of Directors.' Four faculty and staff recognized for dedication to diversity and inclusion Nov 8, 2019 9:30 am428 views The four were reipients of the 2019 Larine Y. Cowan Make A Difference Awards for their exceptional dedication to and success in promoting diversity and inclusion Watch 'William L. Everitt: An Optimist's Journey' Nov 7, 2019 1:45 pm9 views The man who helped transform the University of Illinois into one of the top engineering schools in the country is featured in a new 30-minute documentary airing this month on the Big Ten Network. Illinois professor tops 'Power List' of analytical scientists Nov 4, 2019 8:00 am2 views Professor Jonathan Sweedler was named to the top spot on the Analytical Scientist’s 2019 Power List, which highlights tremendous talent, ingenuity, and leadership in analytical science across the world. Nugent enters U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame Oct 31, 2019 4:45 pm3 views The visionary first director of a ground-breaking U of I program for students with disabilities,, enters the Olympic & Paralympic HOF as a 'special contributor.' Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor' Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am65 views 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor' was produced by Illinois' Kaitlin Southworth, Tim Hartin and Alison Davis Wood for BTN. Watch it now to see why it won a Mid-America Emmy Award for Arts/Entertainment Feature. Illinois announces Center for Digital Agriculture Oct 8, 2019 9:45 am22 views The new center will bring together agricultural producers, researchers and industries to innovate on the technology that is transforming agriculture. 11 faculty chosen for BTAA Leadership Programs Oct 4, 2019 11:15 am4 views Eleven professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to participate in leadership programs held by the Big Ten Academic Alliance.