blog posts Jackie Joyner-Kersee gives advice to Illinois graduates May 23, 2023 1:15 pm Inc. (May 19) - In her speech to graduates, the athlete shared her story to success. Join our Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations Jan 12, 2023 1:45 pm Learn, create, volunteer! There are several opportunities to join our campus celebrations of the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., beginning on Monday, January 16, and running through the following week. SHIELD program a model for effective pandemic management, data show Jun 9, 2022 9:30 am The SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell program combined frequent saliva tests with modeling and an app to keep the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and surrounding community safe when on-campus operations resumed in fall 2020. Explore the flowers at Allerton Park Apr 21, 2022 1:30 pm From the formal gardens to the wooded trails — discover when your favorite flower will be in bloom at Allerton Park & Retreat Center. The fun way to explore your academic future: U of I Open House Weekends Mar 18, 2022 2:45 pm Illinois Open House Weekends give you a chance to explore college opportunities and get up-close, hands-on experiences related to your interests.