blog postsProf. 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 am0 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 am371 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 am36 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 pm2 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 am1 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.Meet the record-breaking freshman classSep 12, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Illinois freshman class sets records for enrollment, diversity and excellence.Five Illinois professors named University ScholarsSep 12, 2019 11:00 am0 views Five Illinois professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Social work prof named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy FellowJul 29, 2019 9:15 am0 views Liliane Windsor will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working with members of Congress and the executive branch on health-related legislative and regulatory issues.Six Illinois researchers receive Presidential Early Career AwardJul 3, 2019 1:45 pm4 views Six researchers were named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the nation's highest honor bestowed on young professionals at the outset of their research careers.Campus honored for fundraising excellenceJun 12, 2019 8:30 am1403 views Illinois has been named a recipient of the 2019 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).Khroma Quartet are silver medalists at Fischoff National Chamber Music CompetitionMay 13, 2019 2:30 pm1 views The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.What does momentum look like at Illinois? Watch this.May 9, 2019 9:45 am1 views It's been another record-breaking year on campus, so we're celebrating!Hammack receives Carl Sagan AwardMay 6, 2019 8:15 am1 views Illinois Professor Bill Hammack joins previous awardees Steven Pinker, Thomas Friedman, and Bill Nye. The first recipient was astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan.