blog postsWelcome Days 2019Aug 19, 2019 3:45 pm0 views Whether it’s your first time on campus, or you feel like you’ve been here forever, you won’t want to miss one of the most exciting weeks on campus.Welcome home, Illini.Campus to enforce total ban on tobacco products useAug 20, 2019 10:15 am0 views 'In light of the increasing weight of scientific evidence of the harm created by tobacco use, the campus shall be entirely tobacco and smoke free.'Krannert Art Museum acquires alumnus Hal Fischer’s conceptual photographsAug 13, 2019 9:00 am0 views Pioneering photographer and University of Illinois alumnus Hal Fischer documented the gay community in San Francisco in the 1970s. Champaign, the Champagne Problem, and the mathematician behind a beerAug 2, 2019 9:45 am3 views 'Champagne Problem' beer's label features the likeness of Bruce Reznick’s, the Illinois math professor who was able to create a formula that partially solves the famous mathematical conundrum.Recreating a lost masterpieceJul 16, 2019 9:00 am0 views Jane Bergman hopes that her artistic rendition of a former glass dome in Altgeld Hall helps bring it backCollege of ACES partners with Jackie Joyner-Kersee FoundationJul 12, 2019 2:15 pm1 views 'This partnership with ACES helps what we’re doing with the youth, not only introducing them to the agriculture space, but also exposing our kids to U of I,' says Joyner-Kersee, six-time Olympic medalist Santos named iSchool deanJul 12, 2019 8:45 am5 views Eunice Santos will become the dean of the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign effective Aug. 16, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.Campus flashback: The Rinky Dink golf courseJul 3, 2019 10:30 am3 views The short, ragged, but cherished on-campus course, located south of Kirby Street and east of Fourth Street, was a tee shot from Assembly Hall (now the State Farm Center).Carle Illinois welcomes Class of 2023Jul 2, 2019 2:00 pm15 views On Sunday, June 30, the engineering-based college of medicine welcomed the class of 2023 with a white coat ceremony.Illinois students, alumni awarded Fulbright grantsJun 18, 2019 8:00 am1 views Thirteen Illinois students and young alumni were offered student Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences across the globe this coming year.Rare Book Library exhibit: Typewriters used by Hefner, Ebert, SandburgJun 12, 2019 8:45 am2 views 'We wanted to do an exhibit where the emphasis was the objects. We have more than books and papers in the collection,' said Ruthann Miller, the exhibit’s curator.Garrick selected first vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusionJun 11, 2019 10:00 am16 views Sean C. Garrick, currently the associate vice provost in the Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota, will be the first person to hold this new senior-level position at Illinois.Chancellor's Commission Report on Native Imagery releasedJun 7, 2019 9:00 am1 views A final report has been released by Chancellor Robert Jones's commission to comprehensively examine the various issues related to the use of Native American imagery on campus.Strong ties endure between Grainger Engineering, Illinois ROTCJun 4, 2019 9:45 am5 views Amid technological advances in both engineering and the U.S. Military, a new generation of young leaders at Illinois combines these programs to meet evolving demands in the Digital Age.Discovering treasures in Library’s storage vaultsMay 30, 2019 9:45 am0 views 'I’m guiding a group tour through the Oak Street Library Facility and we’ve reached my favorite part – the big moment of reveal.'Gies Business announces strategic shift to iMBAMay 28, 2019 11:15 am0 views 'The iMBA is the right format for the times – providing a powerful learning experience with anytime/anywhere accessibility at an affordable cost,' said Dean Jeffrey Brown.Gies Business names Experiential Learning office for MagelliMay 20, 2019 9:15 am11 views At Gies Business, learning by doing is in our DNA, and it’s how we help students put their purpose into practice. For 25 years, there was no greater champion of that philosophy than Paul Magelli.Raycraft road trip sets sights on halls of fame, Woodstock, 9/11 memorialMay 15, 2019 12:45 pm3 views Recreation, sport and tourism professor Michael Raycraft is preparing to set off on a tour with students to some of the country’s most iconic sites.Envisioning the library of the future: Town hall May 16May 13, 2019 11:00 am0 views The campus community is invited to hear about the Library’s building project on Thursday, May 16, from 3-4 p.m. in Room 66, Main Library.AHS students talk about their time at IllinoisMay 13, 2019 11:45 am4 views Six graduates from the College of Applied Health Sciences describe their life at Illinois.KCPA announces 50th season of performancesMay 9, 2019 10:15 am2 views After celebrating the 50th anniversary of the building’s opening this spring, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts has a robust slate 50th season performances scheduled for 2019-20.Watch Big Ten Network documentary 'Engineering Fire'May 8, 2019 3:30 pm1 views 'Engineering Fire' tracks a team of Illinois scientists as it develops and tests a revolutionary solar-cooking device called a Sun Bucket. The 30-minute documentary video on BTN premieres May 12 at 7 p.m. CDT, immediately following Illinois vs. Purdue baseball.What happens to my University email after graduation?May 1, 2019 10:15 am4 views What you need to know to make sure your important files and software come with you after you leave the University of Illinois.ELLNORA guitar festival features influential guitarists from around the worldMay 1, 2019 8:45 am1 views The lineup includes Grammy Award-winning blues legend Buddy Guy, gypsy jazz musician Stephane Wrembel and Grammy-winning jazz guitarist Pat Metheny. Also, musicians from Africa, Asia, Europe, and South AmericaLong elected to National Academy of SciencesMay 1, 2019 8:45 am1 views Stephen Long, a professor of crop sciences and plant biology at Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive. Meet Kevin Cummings, INHS mollusk collection curatorApr 29, 2019 9:30 am2 views 'There was no real collection here when I started... Now we have over a half million specimens in over 95,000 lots. We’re one of the top 20 largest collections in North America,' Cummings said.Illinois music professor awarded Carnegie FellowshipApr 25, 2019 9:30 am6 views Illinois music professor Michael Silvers' 2019 Carnegie Fellowship will allow him to study how aesthetic, cultural, environmental and political histories are linked to instrument-making and Brazilian natural resources. Lyric Theatre's 'Crazy For You' production blends tap, Gershwin tunesApr 23, 2019 10:00 am1 views The Lyric Theatre at Illinois spring musical featuers tap dancing and Gershwin tunes, cow folks and Follies Girls in 'Crazy for You.'Richard Powers wins Pulitzer for 'The Overstory'Apr 15, 2019 6:15 pm25 views Author Richard Powers, a professor emeritus of English at the University of Illinois, has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel 'The Overstory.'Illinois chancellor, chemist elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 17, 2019 8:45 am0 views Chancellor Robert J. Jones and chemistry professor Catherine J. Murphy have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.