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  • Chicago ARC: Partnership seeks to create model for innovation, equitable healthcare

    Chancellor Jones: 'Working together with the Chicago ARC and fellow partners we can advance health equity and economic development in Illinois while building the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and healthcare professionals.'

  • Tony Waldrop, a former vice chancellor for research at the U of I

    In Memoriam: Tony Waldrop, physiologist and university leader

    University administrator Tony Waldrop passed away on Dec. 3, 2022, in Chapel Hill, NC. As a vice chancellor for research, he played a key role in the development of plans for the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign.

  • Chancellor Jones speaks before an orange U of I backdrop on Oct. 27, 2022

    Miss the State of the University address? Watch or read it here

    Chancellor Jones delivered his annual State of the University address on October 27, 2022, both counting successes and challenging the U of I to 'fearlessly embrace the idea of thinking big and dreaming boldly as we move forward as a university.'

  • Chancellor Jones sits in the Presidents Lounge in the Illini Union. Photo by Fred Zwicky/Public Affairs

    Why Chancellor Jones is absolutely bullish on Illinois’ future

    Here's why Chancellor Robert Jones says, 'I’m more than just optimistic. I’m downright giddy and excited about the future. And you can quote me on that!'

  • Six of the scientists who'll lead the project at the University of Illinois

    Grainger Engineering, Beckman Institute to lead $10M DOE grant

    Illinois got a $10.65 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help lead 43 Energy Frontier Research Centers over the next four years to help meet President Biden’s goal of reaching a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.

  • Hope Chicago co-founder Pete Kadens, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones and Hope Chicago CEO Janice Jackson.     Photo by Andrea Darlas

    UIUC in Chicago: Chancellor Jones named to Hope Chicago Board of Directors

    Chancellor Jones joins an organization whose goal is to raise and invest at least $1 billion dollars over the next decade to help tens of thousands of Chicago students and family members earn postsecondary credentials.

  • Professor Nadya Mason

    Nadya Mason named director of the Beckman Institute

    'The (Beckman) institute is such a storied part of our research enterprise, and I am delighted that Beckman’s bright future will be in Nadya’s capable and visionary hands,' said Susan Martinis, vice chancellor for research and innovation at Illinois.

  • Chrystalla Mouza

    Mouza selected as next Education Dean

    Chrystalla Mouza, currently the Director of the School of Education at the University of Delaware, has been selected to serve as the next Dean of the College of Education.

  • Chancellor Robert Jones. Photo by Mark McCarty

    Chancellor Jones joins World Food Prize Foundation Council of Advisors

    'The chance to be part of one of our world’s most visible and most important organizations devoted to food security and agricultural innovation is exciting and humbling. I am grateful...for this singular opportunity,' Dr. Jones said.

  • an agricultural robot developed at Illinois monitors a field

    U of I proposal chosen for USDA's 'Farm of the Future'

    As the USDA's only 'Farm of the Future' nationwide, 'All eyes will be on this project as we lay the foundations for the future of agriculture,' says U of I's Vikram Adve. 'This grant is a major endorsement of our growing strengths in digital ag.'

  • Ingrid S. Fulmer. Photo courtesy Rutgers University

    Fulmer selected dean of Labor & Employment Relations

    Ingrid S. Fulmer will be the next dean of the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the U of I, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. The appointment takes effect July 1.

  • Dr. Mark S. Cohen will be the next dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.  Photo provided, graphic by Michael Vincent

    Dean selected for Carle Illinois College of Medicine

    Dr. Mark S. Cohen will be the next dean, as well as senior vice president and chief academic officer at Carle Health, effective May 16. Carle Illinois, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, will graduate its first class in May.