blog postsPhysics prof, Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett donates papers to University ArchivesMar 6, 2020 12:15 pm0 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.Author your own story. Harness your power.Mar 12, 2020 1:15 pm2 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 awardsFeb 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 FameFeb 17, 2020 8:45 am0 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 caseFeb 13, 2020 3:00 pm2 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 FellowsFeb 12, 2020 9:30 am0 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 EngineeringFeb 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 ChairJan 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 AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am11 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 SystemsJan 28, 2020 9:15 am2 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 FellowshipJan 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 InventorsDec 6, 2019 3:45 pm0 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, leadersDec 6, 2019 9:00 am1 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 studentsDec 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 FellowsNov 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 influentialNov 22, 2019 9:00 am6 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 AwardNov 15, 2019 2:30 pm1 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 ChairNov 13, 2019 10:45 am3 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 inclusionNov 8, 2019 9:30 am382 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 inclusionWatch 'William L. Everitt: An Optimist's Journey'Nov 7, 2019 1:45 pm7 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 scientistsNov 4, 2019 8:00 am0 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 FameOct 31, 2019 4:45 pm0 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 am44 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 AgricultureOct 8, 2019 9:45 am15 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 ProgramsOct 4, 2019 11:15 am2 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.Solar Farm expansion to increase campus renewable energySep 19, 2019 1:30 pm7 views The new Solar Farm expansion will generate the equivalent electricity use of more than 2,000 average American homes.School of Architecture showcases women in the professionSep 19, 2019 1:15 pm3 views The School of Architecture is celebrating the contributions of female architecture graduates.University invests $24 million into Investment for Growth ProposalsSep 17, 2019 12:00 pm1 views The university is generating new sources of revenue while continuing to invest in education, research and public engagement.Illinois selected for AAU's PhD Education InitiativeSep 16, 2019 2:00 pm3 views Illinois will be one of eight universities to participate in a new initiative to change the culture surrounding doctoral education and career pathways.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am4 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.