blog postsDesign 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 pm15 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 am0 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 am0 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 pm657 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 am2 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 am5 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'Interested in Illinois? Come visit us!Sep 11, 2017 2:00 pm1 views There are several opportunities for you to visit the Illinois campus, sit in on a class, and tour Housing facilitiesResearch Experience for UndergraduatesAug 7, 2017 3:15 pm0 views This summer, 10 undergrads performed research on imaging and microscopy technologies in the “Discoveries in Bioimaging” Research Experience for Undergraduates funded by NSFIllinois Chamber Singers in Vienna: Laughter, Schnitzel, and MusicAug 1, 2017 9:15 am1 views Undergraduate student Grace Currie writes of a few of her favorite things during a trip to Vienna, Austria, with the University of Illinois Chamber SingersSearching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and waterJul 30, 2017 4:15 pm0 views You can't just walk to the edge of the Mayan underworld. You have to beat a path to it.Welcome New Students!Jul 30, 2017 9:30 am0 views Welcome days for new Illinois students are August 24 - 27. Dive in!Two undergrads improve plant carbon-cycle modelsJul 24, 2017 10:30 am2 views Researchers found that plants vary a lot in the efficiency with which they uptake carbon dioxide and conserve waterA busy two weeks in Brazil for this Vet Med studentJul 12, 2017 1:00 pm1 views Once I stepped off the plane in Curitiba and entered my host family’s car, Brazilian culture surrounded me…and it was beautiful.Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: The elusive poolsJul 2, 2017 9:00 am1 views Researchers are mapping the final three of 25 sacred pools at Cara Blanca, an ancient Maya pilgrimage site in central BelizeIllini Summer Academies reveal new wonders for teensJun 20, 2017 1:45 pm9 views It's like suddenly seeing the world in a new way. That's how teens attending the Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies describe their time studying with University of Illinois instructors this week.Interested in attending Illinois? Get on our mailing listJun 20, 2017 9:15 am3 views Want to receive personalized communications from us and manage your admissions process in one place? We have one word for you: myIllini. Interested in Illinois? Come visit us this summer!Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am0 views See the Illinois campus for yourself. While on campus, you can also to visit a class or take a Housing tour.Where the wild turkeys aren’tMay 19, 2017 8:45 am1 views Wild turkeys are not endangered or dying out, but environmental officials want to know how forest management may be tailored to increase turkey populations and harvest.