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Illinois International News
Illinois International News is a collection of globally-focused blogs and stories from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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  • University of Illinois recognized as the inaugural IIE Century Medal recipient for commitment to global learning

    The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has been recognized by the Institute for International Education (IIE) as the inaugural recipient of the IIE Century Medal.

  • University of Illinois is once again a leading destination for international students among public institutions

    The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is once again a top destination for international students, according to data from this year’s Open Doors report.

  • IEW 2022 sees several changes, benefits

    IEW was organized by International Student and Scholar Services, but they partnered with several student groups, centers, colleges, and units on and off campus to provide different immersive learning experiences for the campus community.

    This was done not only to raise awareness about the wide range of international education activities and resources in the community, but also to teach others about the importance of international education and its benefits.

  • Three acts place at this years Global Talent Show

    Six acts performed in front of a packed auditorium during this year’s Global Talent Show on Oct. 12 inside the Spurlock Museum.

    The talent shows coincided with Homecoming events this year.

    Three acts placed.

  • Call for Proposals: UI System/UNAM Joint Research Partnership Program

    The University of Illinois System and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have established a joint seed research grants program for one year, starting with the academic year 2022-23. Learn more about the funding opportunities available.

  • First-ever International Cook-Off to celebrate culinary diversity

    What started as an idea is now becoming reality for International Student and Scholar Services, because with help from University Dining, they are hosting the first-ever International Cook-Off.

    From Oct. 17-21 during International Education Week, chefs will compete against each other to see if their rice, bread, kebab, or curry dish is the best.

  • 2022 International Achievement Award Recipients Announced

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 International Achievement Awards.

  • Illinois Global Summit to honor Vision 2030 by exploring topics, priorities outlined in global strategy

    The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will host the Illinois Global Summit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the I-Hotel & Conference Center.

  • International Education Week scheduled for October 16-22

    International Education Week returns in person this October, and with a dozen events to participate in, students, scholars, faculty, staff, and community members will have an opportunity to experience the importance of international education.

  • Registration open for Indoor World Cup XXV

    Students and scholars have until Oct. 7 to register for the 25th annual Indoor World Cup.