blog posts Driving partnership between Siebel Center for Design and Illini Solar Car Sep 15, 2021 9:15 am0 views The Siebel Center for Design is sharing what the new, human-centered design space can offer its occupants and visitors. Illinois journeys: The future is bright Sep 15, 2021 9:30 am0 views As a senior in high school, Michael watched his older brother experience life at Illinois and knew it was the place for him, too Health Make-A-Thon winner targets opioid addiction prevention with new device Sep 1, 2021 12:00 pm4 views Ariana Alam Mizan won the September 2020 Health Make-a-Thon. Her award-winning pill bottle cap design is now taking shape in the Health Maker Lab at Carle Illinois. Students' technology resource guide for Fall Aug 18, 2021 9:15 am4 views Welcome to the University of Illinois! Technology Services is here to connect you to the technology resources you need. Shachi Mittal's moment of inspiration Aug 3, 2021 9:00 am0 views Heading to the University of Washington for her first professorship, the former Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow reflects on her eight-year research career and pinpoints her own 'moment of inspiration.' Program eases path to PhDs for those underrepresented in quantitative biology Jul 9, 2021 9:00 am8 views A bridge program streamlining a path from a master’s degree at Fisk University, a historically Black university in Nashville, to a doctoral degree at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has received an NIH training grant. Nine Illinois students, recent graduates offered Fulbright grants Jun 14, 2021 4:45 pm0 views Nine U of I students and recent graduates have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue international education, research and teaching experiences around the globe this coming year. Lessons learned from starting a teaching career in a pandemic Jun 2, 2021 9:30 am2 views 2020 Elementary Education graduates began their teaching careers during this most unusual, pandemic-affected school year. Six spoke with Lynn Burdick, ElEd program coordinator about the ups and downs of their first-year experience. Beckman Institute Research Image Contest winners May 28, 2021 10:45 am4 views 'Every year, I’m amazed at the quality of both the research being conducted, and the beautiful images that result,' said Beckman Institute Director Jeff Moore. This year’s contest included a special category on COVID-19-related research. Illinois students, recent graduates receive foreign language scholarships May 28, 2021 9:00 am153 views 'It is telling that U of I recipients of these language scholarships hail from three different colleges on campus, a real testament to the international opportunities available to students from myriad disciplines.' U of I featured on The College Tour. Watch it now May 20, 2021 9:00 am4 views Featuring 11 Illinois students who will inspire you as they share what they love about the U of I, from a freshman blown away by undergraduate research opportunities to graduating seniors sharing how they carved a path to their dream jobs. Celebrating our graduates! May 10, 2021 9:30 am3 views We are eager to celebrate you and your accomplishmentswith an in-person Stage Crossing experience and Online Commencement Celebration. Catching bats for conservation May 18, 2021 11:00 am4 views 'With all the intimidation and preparation leading up to this night, I had built the bats up to be something dramatic – even fearsome – in my mind, but sitting there in my hand, the bats are smaller and sweeter than I anticipated. They are fuzzy.' U of I to host virtual summer camp for high schoolers diagnosed with autism May 5, 2021 12:45 pm2 views Illinois high school students who were diagnosed with autism and are considering attending the U of I can explore college life and hear the experiences of current students in a new virtual summer camp called I Ready. Undergraduate Research Week, April 26-May 1 Apr 19, 2021 8:45 am2 views Undergraduate Research Week showcases the best of undergraduate research and creative inquiry at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Grammy Awards finds MBA student’s retro gramophone pitch perfect Mar 17, 2021 9:30 am16 views Entrepreneur Anthony Vitale used lessons learned at Illinois to capture the interest of the producers of this year’s Grammy Awards. The Gramophone 2.0 was the star of each presenter’s dressing room, customized to play their music. Stage-crossing experience offered to 2020, 2021 graduates Mar 9, 2021 10:15 am28 views The stage crossing will be an individual procession specific to each graduate. Graduates can register for a time slot (May 10 - 17). Two guests will be allowed to accompany each graduate as they cross a stage. Illinois music student part of Grammy-nominated ensemble Mar 5, 2021 9:30 am195 views The opportunity for Sophia Byrd to sing in a professional oratorio as a college freshman changed the course of her music education at U of I. It also led to two Grammy nominations for Byrd before she has finished college. Undergrad's TikTok stardom: From classroom practice to influencer status Feb 17, 2021 10:00 am27 views Sierra Reed says studying advertising at Illinois actually helps her understand how to use TikTok. She’s learned how to measure engagement and target videos to her audience - which isn't exactly the audience she imagined. Gies Business's Disruption Lab drives innovation for students, corporate partners Jan 27, 2021 10:30 am6 views 'Emerging technology, social activism, political instability and health outbreaks are all changing the way business is being done. The Disruption Lab will...teach (students and corporate partners) how to leverage these factors for future success.' Public health training gives hospital chaplain a different perspective Jan 21, 2021 11:00 am15 views Chaplains additionally serve as a kind of go-between for hospital staff, patients, and families. The idea is that if chaplains were more research literate, they would be better able to guide and evaluate and advocate for their profession. Virtual reality provides new tool for fashion design class Dec 21, 2020 12:15 pm12 views '(Virtual reality) is very suitable for the first stage of ideation of a fashion garment. Students can go around the mannequin and explore shape, colors, texture and different silhouettes,' says Art & Design Professor Chiara Vincenzi. Adjusting to these 'ever-changing times' Nov 25, 2020 10:15 am1 views 'My training in this lab makes me more conscious of the proper ways to deal with infectious biological material, an invaluable benefit during COVID-19.' Theatre department films political satire with COVID-19 safety changes Nov 23, 2020 12:00 pm12 views They were entering final rehearsals when COVID restrictions started. 'The set was still up, the lights were hung and the costumes were made,' says director Lisa Dixon. But now they needed to stage it safely, and present it to an audience. Metropolitan farming offers surprise opportunities for U of I junior Oct 28, 2020 10:30 am4 views 'Since joining this project, I’ve seen a lot more articles about different types of urban farms and a lot more opportunities in this area than I ever imagined,' ACES junior Maggie Furr says. Meet student government president Alexis Perezchica Sep 30, 2020 10:45 am298 views Alexis discusses her election experience, what makes ISG so important, and her journey through college as a first-generation student. Graduate students adapt to internships Aug 25, 2020 2:30 pm17 views Eleven students in the College of Applied Health Sciences spoke of perseverance, patience and making the most of their revamped opportunities. Students use TikTok to learn about biomechanics in virtual summer camps Aug 13, 2020 1:15 pm1 views Researchers developed a virtual summer camp that gave about 500 high school students across the U.S. the opportunity to sample 12 engineering disciplines. Students' first steps back to campus life Aug 12, 2020 10:00 am17 views Everyone on our campus has to do their part to keep our community steps, from planning your move-in to testing immediately upon arrival and picking up your PPE kit. Illinois students pursue internships in the wake of COVID-19 Jun 26, 2020 8:00 am5 views Brendan Ross, a senior in recreation, sport and tourism, is working remotely through the inaugural Illini RST Undergraduate Consulting program.