blog postsCarle Illinois inaugural class profile: Phani GaddipatiNov 14, 2018 1:45 pm0 views 'Before coming to medical school, people always said it’s a lot of work. What’s kind of surprising is that I am doing a lot of work but it doesn’t feel like work, because I’m learning about things I’m interested in.'Christina Moawad: Combining problem-solving and compassionOct 15, 2018 6:15 am1 views 'I didn’t want to limit myself to just creating, or just having human impact. I wanted to be able to be on both sides,' says the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine inaugural studentWatch now: New BTN documentary ‘Illinois Artists’Aug 21, 2018 11:45 am1 views A new Big Ten Network documentary features the work of the Definition Theatre Company, Endalyn Taylor and Illinois Jazz Studies facultyAnthropology students in Belize: Maya rituals unearthedAug 16, 2018 9:00 am3 views We are excavating two ancient Maya sites nestled in the sacred landscape of Cara Blanca in central Belize. Both date to A.D. 800-900,Racial diversity increases student leadership skills, especially for white studentsAug 8, 2018 1:45 pm3 views 'We found that greater racial diversity in student leadership programs led to a measurable increase in lasting leadership capacity,' says researcher Jasmine D. CollinsFinding an ancient Maya city in the jungles of BelizeAug 7, 2018 8:45 am0 views 'The site is impressive, with monumental buildings and a temple that rises 30 meters above our heads. ...the west side of the temple platform is a sheer 10-meter drop'Tracking a forest’s recovery one year after stormAug 1, 2018 10:00 am0 views In February, 2017, a tornado swept through this part of the Shawnee National Forest. There are few canopy trees left standing and invasive understory plants have taken overIn search of ‘white birds in a nest’Jul 24, 2018 8:00 am0 views Our willingness to tromp through swamps and brambles is fueled by the hope of catching a glimpse of “white birds in a nest” (Macbridea alba) in bloomWork by Illinois dance student performed at national festivalJul 12, 2018 8:45 am0 views Krystal Collins’ senior dance thesis was inspired by games of double dutch, summer parties and family get-togethers – the things she and her friends remember from their childhoodsStudents travel to Costa Rica for a deeper look at sustainabilityJun 17, 2018 11:00 am3 views 19 LAS students traveled into the communities and landscape of Costa Rica and came back with knowledge that can only come from immersion in the environment and the people who sustain itTwo Illinois undergrads to study at U.K. Fulbright Summer InstituteJun 6, 2018 10:15 am2 views Madeline Ford of Henning, Illinois, and Michael Mitchell, of DeKalb, Illinois, are among 60 U.S. students selected for U.K. Summer Fulbright opportunitiesSearching for turtles in a sea of grassJun 5, 2018 10:30 am0 views To survey local Ornate Turtles, one has to find them. Turtle tracking dogs help a lot.Design students create virtual reality scenarios for those soon to be released from prisonMay 22, 2018 4:00 am0 views The immersive reality scenarios will help new parolees learn how to navigate public transportation, pay at the pump at a gas station or order from a digital kiosk at a fast-food restaurantMFA Exhibition to feature work by art and design grad studentsApr 20, 2018 8:00 am0 views The multidisciplinary artwork represents the culmination of their graduate education in an exhibition at Krannert Art MuseumUndergraduate Research Week, April 15 - 21Apr 14, 2018 8:00 am0 views A celebration of student innovation and excellenceFour Illinois students awarded Barry Goldwater scholarshipsApr 12, 2018 12:00 pm18 views The national awards recognize students for their potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineeringView entries to the Illinois Abroad photo contest and voteApr 7, 2018 9:45 am0 views Great photos from around the globe taken by Illini students. Vote in the People's Choice category by Friday, April 13 at 5 pmImage of Research: Bare WitnessApr 4, 2018 1:45 am0 views Graduate student Matthew Go established the first Filipino skeletal research collection in the world. He is a semifinalist in the 2018 Image of Research competition Report quantifies grads' first destinationsMar 7, 2018 11:15 am1 views Alumni with recently completed undergraduate degrees will again exceed national averages related to graduates securing first destinations, according to an annual survey Illinois again a top producer of Fulbright U.S. scholarsFeb 27, 2018 12:45 pm0 views For the seventh time in the past eight years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Student AwardsInterested in Illinois? Attend a summer program on campus!Feb 23, 2018 10:45 am1 views With an Illinois summer program, you can earn class credit, explore possible majors, or just see what life at Illinois is really likeIllinois Open House Weekend, March 9 & 10Feb 21, 2018 3:30 pm658 views The University of Illinois welcomes thousands of students to campus for open house events in the College of Engineering, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and several other campus units.Our summer spent saving turtlesJan 29, 2018 1:45 pm0 views Last summer, two rising second-year veterinary students traded blue lab coats and lecture halls in Urbana for chest-high waders and wetlands in Lake County in northeast IllinoisLearning from the LencaJan 29, 2018 10:15 am0 views We are in Llano Largo, the highest point in Central America and also the client community of my course in international water-system design, Honduras Water ProjectEngineering launches City Scholars program in ChicagoJan 17, 2018 9:30 am5 views City Scholars work as paid interns at some of Chicago’s top companies, and take Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engineering courses, both online and locallyNow seniors, first cohort of Cancer Scholars set to graduateJan 10, 2018 11:00 am0 views Inaugurated in 2014, the Cancer Scholars program gave a small cohort of students the chance to mold their undergraduate experience around the idea of cancer researchIllinois student named Rhodes ScholarNov 20, 2017 10:45 am8 views The first Rhodes Scholar on the Urbana campus since 1998, Thomas Dowling is poised to become the first in his family to graduate from collegeACES student blog: Not all classrooms have four wallsNov 6, 2017 10:15 am9 views Through study abroad, I learned that not all classrooms have four walls, and that there is something to be learned in every opportunity, regardless of where you are.Undergrads choose their own adventure in wildlife research groupOct 20, 2017 10:15 pm0 views The students are told, ‘If you have an interest in a particular part of the lab, let us know. We’ll let you try it out and see if you still like it after you’ve tried it.’Students stop hackers while earning course creditSep 13, 2017 9:30 am2 views 'We’re a major research university with a world-renowned Computer Science department.These students...can look at some our code and clean it up, make it more efficient, in just a few minutes'