blog postsIllini Success report: UI grads succeeding in job placement, starting salariesMar 5, 2020 9:30 am0 views 93 percent of 2019 graduates found jobs, enrolled in graduate school or began a volunteer program within six months. The average salary for the full-time-employed grads was $63,515. NBA All-Star Weekend was a slam dunk for Illinois studentsFeb 20, 2020 3:45 pm0 views Three Illinois students in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism recap their five-day experience at the NBA All-Star Game in Chicago. Building trust in a market for women vendorsFeb 13, 2020 4:00 pm0 views This is a mahila bazaar in New Dehli, a retail zone set aside for women vendors only. It provides safety from the harassment and abuse they faced in other markets from male vendors, police and public officials.Team creates game-based virtual archaeology field schoolJan 29, 2020 10:15 am1 views 'This class makes it possible for many more students to get an education or explore a career in archaeology,' says Professor Laura Shackelford - more affordable than traditional field school, and accessible to everyone.Illinois student's puzzle to appear in The New York TimesJan 2, 2020 2:00 pm2 views 'Creating a crossword is a puzzle in itself – what combination of words fit together, where to put the black squares. You have to include words that will be interesting to the people who are doing it,' sayid Illinois student Adam Aaronson.Classics course uses Greek tragedies to provide war insightsDec 20, 2019 10:15 am1 views Classics professor Angeliki Tzanetou and her students explored issues of war and trauma through Greek tragedies and learned how the themes presented in the ancient dramas are connected to present-day crises.Ebertfest provides behind-the-scenes access to studentsDec 11, 2019 10:30 am1 views 'The involvement of the college’s inspired students is great for Ebertfest, but it also gives those students that do get involved an experience that few other schools can match,' says Ebertfest coordinator Andrew Hall.Grad student's turbine research finds clarity in the fogDec 16, 2019 8:45 am1 views '...I found myself traveling through a wind farm. It was a lucky coincidence: A thick mist lay on the horizon and, thanks to the fog, I could see the turbulence fields each turbine generated in its wake.'Landscape Architecture society recognizes students' efforts on urban floodingDec 17, 2019 10:30 am1 views Illinois students from a variety of disciplines developed a comprehensive urban stormwater redesign for a 300-acre neighborhood in Calumet City, Illinois, a suburb southeast of Chicago.Student Success Initiative identifies themes, continues to gather feedbackDec 13, 2019 3:30 pm62 views The Student Success Initiative is an effort to better understand what constitutes, supports and carries forward undergraduate student success by bringing together working groups from across campus.C-U resident benefits from ‘perfect’ Mechanical Science & Engineering student projectDec 12, 2019 9:15 am0 views The 'gait trainer' project team designed and modified a walker-like device for the course, and then presented it to client Jasmine Brown, a single mother of two who has cerebral palsy.The challenges, triumphs of a Deaf physics grad studentNov 26, 2019 8:15 am0 views The exhilaration of performing cutting-edge research was accompanied by a sobering discovery: the lack of a common language model for scientific discourse in sign language was going to be a greater challenge than he’d anticipated.Un camino a sí misma: BrendaNov 20, 2019 12:30 pm0 views Brenda's Illinois journey involved both connecting with her Mexican heritage through La Casa Cultural Latina, and opening herself to new experiences and challenges.Sapora Symposium honors Grange, provides networking opportunity for RST studentsNov 15, 2019 10:00 am0 views The first day of the 16th annual Sapora Symposium was a tribute to Red Grange, the former Illini football star who put college football and the NFL on the map in the 1920s.Enroll now in online winter coursesOct 25, 2019 4:45 pm0 views The winter online term offers you an opportunity to continue your education, persist toward graduation and learn valuable skills such as time management and goal setting.Illini Pride: Two thousand strong, full of spiritOct 23, 2019 9:45 am0 views 'Being involved in the student section (at athletic events) is an easy way to get students from all different backgrounds in one environment where they’re all coming together to cheer for one thing.'Real growth in virtual reality learning experiencesOct 10, 2019 9:45 am0 views From courses in humanities to science, more students enhance learning through virtual reality.Illinois students collaborate on emergency call simulationOct 8, 2019 4:30 pm1 views Students from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, UIC College of Nursing (Urbana campus), the School of Social Work and College of Applied Health Sciences collaborate on a 911 call simulation.Weighing bears, corralling otters and healing wild beastsSep 30, 2019 2:00 pm0 views How do you weigh a fully grown American black bear? These veterinary medicine students know the answer, and it's a bit more complicated than just saying, 'very carefully.'A few minutes with paralympian Kelsey LeFevourSep 27, 2019 4:15 pm3 views LeFevour talks about why she took up wheelchair racing and her experiences at DRES.Urbana's Trelease Woods offers old-growth lessonsSep 9, 2019 2:45 pm4 views Partly because of its close proximity to the University of Illinois, which owns it, and partly because it’s so old and rare, the 60-some acres of woodland is one of the most-researched tracts of forest in the world.Meet the Illini Hyperloop teamSep 13, 2019 11:15 am37 views Imagine traveling from Champaign to Chicago in 15 minutes at upwards of 700 mph in a pod running through a vacuum tube.Proctor & Gamble 'Smart Lab' opens at U of I Research ParkSep 5, 2019 1:15 pm10 views The Smart Lab will bring together interdisciplinary teams of students from a wide variety of backgrounds to rapidly prototype and innovate in the space of consumer insights.Student Success Initiative aims to further improve undergrad successAug 20, 2019 11:30 am1691 views As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the university is providing world-class student experiences, Illinois has launched a new effort called the Student Success Initiative.See campus through the eyes of #ILLINOIS2019Apr 23, 2019 9:15 am2375 views Before Illinois graduates go on to change the world, we asked them to share the places on campus that changed their lives.Study: I-Promise grants boost low-income U. of I. students’ graduation ratesApr 29, 2019 9:00 am0 views Freshmen from low-income families who received Illinois Promise loan-replacement grants at Illinois were much more likely to graduate within five years compared with similar peers who did not get grantsJosh Harris: From the Marines to Illini BaseballMar 28, 2019 8:30 am16 views This 25-year-old left handed pitcher's life and Marine Corp experiences have made him unflappable on the mound, says pitching coach Drew Dickinson.The Image of Research 2019 semi-finalistsMar 15, 2019 2:30 pm6 views Attend the Image of Research Reception on April 3 to see the 25 semi-finalists on display and vote for the People's Choice Award! Winners will be announced at the event.Illini Success Report shows recent grad accomplishmentsMar 5, 2019 8:30 am2 views Illinois Bachelor’s degree recipients continue to experience exceptional success in securing a 'first destination' – a job, enrollment in graduate school or a volunteer position – within six monthsTry an Illinois summer programMar 1, 2019 3:15 pm1 views To get a jump-start on college life, sign up for an Illinois summer program. Whether you’re looking to earn class credit, explore majors, or just see what life at Illinois is really like, we have something for you.