blog posts'Leaders serve and are not silent': Campus MLK eventsJan 16, 2020 8:00 am0 views This year’s communitywide celebration of the life and work of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. features over a week of activities across Champaign-Urbana.The first to rank the bestJan 9, 2020 8:30 am0 views In 1926, an Illinois economics professor used statistics to create the first widely accepted method of naming a national college football champion.Hittite class offers glimpse of Bronze Age language, technologyJan 2, 2020 10:00 am0 views Illinois students learn to write the ancient language in clay using cuneiform symbols in a Hittite class.The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.Jan 2, 2020 9:30 am0 views The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.Jan 2, 2020 9:30 am0 views The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.Illinois pastry chef shares gingerbread building secretsDec 18, 2019 9:45 am3010 views University Housing head pastry chef Eric Larson created an epic holiday scene: the gingerbread Altgeld Hall and Alma Mater statue featured in the Chancellor’s 2019 Holiday Video. Here's how he did it.Reading Day and Finals Week eventsDec 11, 2019 10:00 am1 views Deadlines, late nights, concern over grades, and worries about summer plans can add up to a lot of stress. The good news is we're here to help you take care of yourself during this hectic time.Hittite class offers glimpse of Bronze Age language, technologyDec 9, 2019 10:00 am1 views Illinois students learn to write the ancient language in clay using cuneiform symbols in a Hittite class.The gardens of a lifetimeNov 27, 2019 10:45 am1 views At 92, James Bier still pursues perfection at the Japan House gardens he designed and installed.World AIDS Day commemorated with films at KAM, KCPANov 22, 2019 12:00 pm3 views Krannert Art Museum and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will screen short films addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic to commemorate World AIDS Day.Campus celebrates 100th birthday of Red Oak Rain Garden treesNov 20, 2019 11:15 am0 views The Red Oak Rain Garden (RORG) was the first rain garden on our campus, and the two red oak trees that the garden’s name honors—fondly called the RORG sisters—have just turned 100 years old.Humanity and the modern worldNov 11, 2019 2:15 pm3 views 'There’s so much going on in the modern world right nowthat requires at least some knowledge of the sciences and some appreciation and awareness of how science is shaping our world and our lives.'Two minute video: Illinois' 'Quintessential Engineer' statueNov 12, 2019 11:00 am0 views Illinois Ph.D student Sakshi Srivastava proposed a statue to that would serve as a permanent figure for women of all generations. The statue, The Quintessential Engineer, now stands permanently on the Engineering QuadMartinis named vice chancellor for research and innovationNov 7, 2019 10:00 am0 views Susan Martinis has been named the vice chancellor for research and innovation, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Martinis had served in an interim role since September 2017.Chimesmaster Wood honored in memorial concertNov 6, 2019 2:00 pm1 views Members of the Altgeld Ringers will perform a chimes memorial concert Sunday, Nov. 10, in honor of former Altgeld chimesmaster Sue Wood, who died Oct. 6.International Week at IllinoisNov 6, 2019 11:45 am6 views International Week aims to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available in our community. International Week 2019 will take place from November 10-16.100 years of architecture student design work to be preserved, archivedNov 4, 2019 9:00 am5 views Architecture professor Marci Uihlein is leading a project to preserve and catalog a collection of architecture student drawings, dating from 1890 to 1985.Nekrasz teaches students that looks may be deceivingNov 4, 2019 9:15 am1 views 'Dr. Frank' is also a certified fraud examiner, and his unique persona helps make him good at his job. He trains his students to challenge assumptions, which can be a valuable quality in fraud detectionWhat to do with dad: Activities for Dads Weekend 2019Oct 30, 2019 12:30 pm2 views Welcome to all Dads! We are excited to host you this weekend. There are many activities that the whole family can enjoy. Make their weekend the best it can be!Apply now! Early action deadline is Nov. 1Oct 25, 2019 4:30 pm2 views Freshman applicants can apply to Illinois in one of two ways: myIllini or Coalition. We don't give preference based on application type. Transfer applicants can only apply through myIllini.DIA's Ilinois Homecoming history, facts, linksOct 17, 2019 9:15 am0 views In the longest-running tradition of its kind, Illini return to campus for football, fun and memories. It's a tradition that has flourished over decades, while remaking itself to suit the changing times.Campus releases faculty sexual misconduct reportOct 15, 2019 10:00 am2 views The Committee on Faculty Sexual Misconduct has released its report outlining 65 recommendations to change policies, processes and practices addressing sexual harassment and misconduct.Why Champaign-Urbana puts the home in homecomingOct 2, 2019 3:15 pm0 views Experience all Champaign-Urbana has to offer during Illinois Homecoming 2019.5 reasons why Champaign-Urbana puts the home in homecomingSep 26, 2019 10:45 am2642 views Experience all Champaign-Urbana has to offer during Illinois Homecoming 2019.Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments announcedOct 1, 2019 11:30 am15 views The center will serve as a global hub for the smart, reconfigurable technology that will drive the manufacturing plants, medical environments, autonomous vehicles, and smart homes of the future. New degree addresses technology in animal sciencesSep 27, 2019 11:00 am0 views Incoming freshmen can enroll in the program, known as CS + Animal Sciences, starting in the fall of 2021.Ebert Symposium to feature film director Gregory NavaSep 19, 2019 4:15 pm1 views Filmmaker Gregory Nava, who broke ground with the Latino film “El Norte” and TV series “American Family,” will be part of this year’s Ebert Symposium.Motorola Solutions opens innovation center at IllinoisSep 13, 2019 2:45 pm10 views 'Partnering with the University of Illinois provides access to a depth of talent across a number of disciplines, encouraging research in areas that are critical to Motorola Solutions’ future.'Now Accepting Nominations for the Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference AwardSep 5, 2019 2:45 pm443 views Consider nominating a person or organization that you feel has done an exceptional job in helping to make Illinois a more diverse and inclusive campus.Interested in Illinois? Come visit us!Aug 30, 2019 9:45 am1 views The best way to know if a school is for you is simply by being there. Visit and find out for yourself what it’s like to be an Illini.