blog postsIllinois State Climatologist Jim Angel to retire in DecemberNov 15, 2018 1:45 pm0 views As State Climatologist since 1997, Angel has served as the primary source of science-based weather and climate information and services for IllinoisIllinois remains a top U.S. destination for international scholarsNov 13, 2018 1:30 pm0 views Illinois welcomes second largest international student population in the country; also among the top 25 for credit-bearing education abroad opportunitiesThe students behind Illinois' 'Bee Campus U.S.A.' certificationNov 9, 2018 9:15 am0 views It was a student-led effort from concept to reality. The student-centric Bee Campus USA committee was formed in the Sustainability Living-Learning Community, and had help from several campus unitsCenter for Children's Books releases 2018 Guide to Gift BooksNov 9, 2018 6:00 am0 views The annual guide highlights more than three hundred of the best children's books for giving and receivingChancellor's 2018 State of the University AddressNov 8, 2018 10:45 am410 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones outline the current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of the Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChancellor's remarks from Annual Meeting of the Faculty, 10/29Nov 6, 2018 8:15 am401 views Read the text of Chancellor Robert Jones' remarks at the Oct. 29, 2018, Annual Meeting of the Faculty sponored by the Academic Senate Artists Kennedy Browne grapple with ‘Real World Harm’ in KAM exhibitionNov 5, 2018 9:15 am0 views In 'Real World Harm,' viewers watch a 360-degree video on a virtual reality headset. The artists inscribed the headset with a disclaimer telling users their biometric data is being collectedDance department’s first 50 years celebrated with work by faculty, alumniNov 4, 2018 2:15 pm2 views Faculty, alumni of the dance department are working together on dances to be performed throughout the year to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The performances will begin this week EU ambassador to speak Nov. 9 as part of EU Day at IllinoisNov 2, 2018 8:45 am0 views EU Ambassador to the U.S. David O’Sullivan will discuss the state of EU-U.S. relations, the U.K. Brexit process, more in a 'State of the European Union and Transatlantic Relations' conversationIllinois slavery book author to speak Nov. 8 as part of bicentennial seriesNov 1, 2018 2:15 pm1 views M. Scott Heerman’s book on the move from slavery to freedom in Illinois will be the subject of a lecture by the author, part of a series commemorating the state’s bicentennialUshering in the new frontier of school curriculumOct 31, 2018 8:45 pm0 views Currently, there aren’t enough high school teachers who are certified or endorsed to teach computer science—but an initiative undertaken by Illinois promises to change thatBerenbaum named Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences editor-in-chiefOct 31, 2018 8:45 am0 views NAS is 'fortunate to have recruited a new editor-in-chief with the international reputation, leadership experience...and commitment to quality communication demonstrated by Professor Berenbaum'Passes for revamped Roger Ebert’s Film Festival go on sale Nov. 1Oct 30, 2018 11:30 am0 views The film festival founded by Roger Ebert will return in April for its 21st year, screening the same number of films, but on a shorter scheduleNew center to accelerate quantum information science and engineeringOct 29, 2018 9:30 am0 views Illinois is making a $15 million investment in quantum information science and engineering, a field poised to revolutionize computing, communication, security, measurement and sensing First Big Ten school named a Bee Campus USAOct 26, 2018 8:45 am0 views Making the world safer for pollinators through extensive habitat improvements, awareness efforts, and engagement strategies earned the U of I recognition as a certified Bee Campus USA'Fresh Press' creating new paper for Library's sustainable book conservation effortsOct 23, 2018 9:45 am0 views Art & Design and the Library will use agriculturally sourced materials to craft a new kind of paper that meets conservation standards and can be used to rebind and repair the Library’s at-risk relicsGene Robinson elected to National Academy of MedicineOct 19, 2018 9:00 pm1 views Illinois entomology professor Gene Robinson was elected to the National Academy of Medicine 'for pioneering contributions to understanding the roles of genes in social behavior'Illinois joins UChicago, national labs in quantum collaborationOct 18, 2018 4:15 am543 views Quantum collaboration first step in broad partnership between Illinois and the University of ChicagoCoursera for Illinois: Free online courses for faculty, staff and studentsOct 17, 2018 2:45 pm6 views Illinois’ courses on the Coursera platform, created by our colleges and taught by Illinois faculty, feature material from their on-campus courses and scholarly workBook tells story of integrated Illinois town founded by former slaveOct 17, 2018 10:45 am0 views 'New Philadelphia' tells how Frank McWorter bought his freedom and that of his family, and founded the western Illinois town, which became a station on the Underground RailroadBashir named College of Engineering deanOct 16, 2018 9:30 am0 views Rashid Bashir holds the Grainger Distinguished Chair in Engineering and is the executive associate dean and chief diversity officer of the Carle Illinois College of MedicineResearch: Would students conserve energy if they were given 'energy bills’?Oct 15, 2018 9:45 am0 views Are students thinking about their dormitory energy usage? And would they think about energy costs — and conservation — more if they were presented with detailed energy reports?Anderson to discuss 14th Amendment, citizenship, national identity in CAS Annual LectureOct 11, 2018 10:15 am0 views The Reconstruction Amendments (13th, 14th and 15th) brought a 'profound transformation of the Constitution and our nation as a whole,' says Education Dean James AndersonHave you made your pledge?Oct 9, 2018 5:15 pm0 views The eight week Campus Charitable Fund Drive is the only annual, combined charitable giving campaign for the employees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignYingYing Zhang Garden to be dedicated Oct. 11Oct 5, 2018 9:30 am1 views Faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to the dedication of the YingYing Zhang Garden at the corner of Goodwin Avenue and Clark Street in Urbana‘Native America’ film including work by U of I Cahokia researchers screening at SpurlockSep 30, 2018 9:15 am1 views Two University of Illinois anthropologists talk about their work at the ancient city of Cahokia in a new, four-part documentary about the cities built by Native Americans prior to European colonization and their sophisticated cultures.Christina White wins American Chemical Society's synthetic organic chemistry awardSep 28, 2018 1:30 pm1 views Professor White is the first woman to win the ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic ChemistryAuthor of ‘Lincoln’s Body’ to speak Oct. 4, first in Illinois Bicentennial Lecture SeriesSep 25, 2018 11:30 am0 views Abraham Lincoln’s ungainly looks, unusual height, his jokes about his appearance – and the significance of all that in how he’s been viewed – will be the subject of an Oct. 4 lectureUniversity of Illinois video producers win two regional Emmy AwardsSep 23, 2018 11:30 am441 views A story about a renowned architect and one about the parenting skills of clownfish were winners for video producers from Illinois at the 42nd Annual Mid-America Emmy AwardsEbert Symposium to feature IMAX film, astronaut videographer, storytelling with dataSep 20, 2018 3:45 pm0 views Former astronaut Terry Virts will be a featured guest for the first Roger Ebert Symposium on Oct. 1, talking about his role in shooting the IMAX film “A Beautiful Planet,” which will be screened free of charge as the capstone to the event.