blog postsStudent Success Initiative identifies themes, continues to gather feedbackDec 13, 2019 3:30 pm34 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.Student's 'Election Candidates Crash Course' engages first-time votersDec 11, 2019 10:15 am0 views 'I feel like it got the ball rolling for people who wanted to do something, but didn't quite know what to do.' She plans to hold crash courses for each upcoming election - and perhaps establish them as a campus tradition.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 am18 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 am1485 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 am2335 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 am12 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.Illinois a top producer of Fulbright student granteesFeb 14, 2019 1:15 pm0 views Eleven students from the Urbana campus received Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year, placing Illinois among the top 15 public institutions in terms of numbers of student grantees. Interested in Illinois? Visit us!Feb 11, 2019 6:30 pm1 views A guide to campus visit dates whether you're a propective student, and admitted student, or seek to transfer to Illinois from another institutionGies Business senior reimagining handheld healthcareFeb 1, 2019 11:30 am0 views 'With one handheld device, you can now measure your important numbers, track your progress, and send that data to clinics and receive remote counseling.' Chang Hun Lee holds 10 patents for this technologyCarle Illinois inaugural class profiles: Aaron BrownJan 17, 2019 9:15 am7 views 'Math changed my life in showing me that problem solving is where I wanted to be. That’s what brought me to medicine'Watch: College of Media students created this holiday videoDec 21, 2018 12:15 pm0 views A Media and Cinema Studies class of 15 students plus five independent study students did everything from drawing storyboards to shooting video, directing to post-productionCarle Illinois' first ever Make-a-thon: Conceiving the 'health mirror'Dec 19, 2018 11:00 am1 views Participants spent a day brainstorming solutions to a simple question: 'What if healthy living was as simple as looking in a mirror?'Final day for free phone carolsDec 13, 2018 5:45 am0 views For one week only, anyone from anywhere can call us round the clock and request any holiday tune, and we'll do our best to sing it over the phone. For free.Carle Illinois inaugural class profile: Phani GaddipatiNov 14, 2018 1:45 pm11 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.'