blog postsIllinois 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.Undergraduate Research Week, April 15 - 21Apr 14, 2018 8:00 am3 views A celebration of student innovation and excellenceTwo Illinois undergrads to study at U.K. Fulbright Summer InstituteJun 6, 2018 10:15 am3 views Madeline Ford of Henning, Illinois, and Michael Mitchell, of DeKalb, Illinois, are among 60 U.S. students selected for U.K. Summer Fulbright opportunitiesInterested 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. A few minutes with paralympian Kelsey LeFevourSep 27, 2019 4:15 pm3 views LeFevour talks about why she took up wheelchair racing and her experiences at DRES.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.Illini Success Report shows recent grad accomplishmentsMar 5, 2019 8:30 am2 views Illinois Bachelor’s degree recipients continue to experience exceptional success in securing a 'first destination' – a job, enrollment in graduate school or a volunteer position – within six months#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. Two undergrads improve plant carbon-cycle modelsJul 24, 2017 10:30 am2 views Researchers found that plants vary a lot in the efficiency with which they uptake carbon dioxide and conserve waterIllinois 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 SingersFinding an ancient Maya city in the jungles of BelizeAug 7, 2018 8:45 am2 views 'The site is impressive, with monumental buildings and a temple that rises 30 meters above our heads. ...the west side of the temple platform is a sheer 10-meter drop'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'Landscape Architecture society recognizes students' efforts on urban floodingDec 17, 2019 10:30 am2 views Illinois students from a variety of disciplines developed a comprehensive urban stormwater redesign for a 300-acre neighborhood in Calumet City, Illinois, a suburb southeast of Chicago.Carle Illinois' first ever Make-a-thon: Conceiving the 'health mirror'Dec 19, 2018 11:00 am2 views Participants spent a day brainstorming solutions to a simple question: 'What if healthy living was as simple as looking in a mirror?'Team creates game-based virtual archaeology field schoolJan 29, 2020 10:15 am1 views 'This class makes it possible for many more students to get an education or explore a career in archaeology,' says Professor Laura Shackelford - more affordable than traditional field school, and accessible to everyone.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? 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? Attend a campus summer program!Mar 1, 2017 3:45 pm1 views Considering Illinois for your college education? Explore Illinois this summer through these programsTry an Illinois summer programMar 1, 2019 3:15 pm1 views To get a jump-start on college life, sign up for an Illinois summer program. Whether you’re looking to earn class credit, explore majors, or just see what life at Illinois is really like, we have something for you.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 Robotic 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.Where the wild turkeys aren’tMay 19, 2017 8:45 am1 views Wild turkeys are not endangered or dying out, but environmental officials want to know how forest management may be tailored to increase turkey populations and harvest.Design students create virtual reality scenarios for those soon to be released from prisonMay 22, 2018 4:00 am1 views The immersive reality scenarios will help new parolees learn how to navigate public transportation, pay at the pump at a gas station or order from a digital kiosk at a fast-food restaurantInterested 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.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 BelizeA busy two weeks in Brazil for this Vet Med studentJul 12, 2017 1:00 pm1 views Once I stepped off the plane in Curitiba and entered my host family’s car, Brazilian culture surrounded me…and it was beautiful.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.Interested 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 facilitiesIllinois 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.Ebertfest provides behind-the-scenes access to studentsDec 11, 2019 10:30 am1 views 'The involvement of the college’s inspired students is great for Ebertfest, but it also gives those students that do get involved an experience that few other schools can match,' says Ebertfest coordinator Andrew Hall.