blog posts Hammack receives Carl Sagan Award May 6, 2019 8:15 am2 views Illinois Professor Bill Hammack joins previous awardees Steven Pinker, Thomas Friedman, and Bill Nye. The first recipient was astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan. What does momentum look like at Illinois? Watch this. May 9, 2019 9:45 am3 views It's been another record-breaking year on campus, so we're celebrating! Khroma Quartet are silver medalists at Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition May 13, 2019 2:30 pm2 views The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Campus honored for fundraising excellence Jun 12, 2019 8:30 am1417 views Illinois has been named a recipient of the 2019 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Six Illinois researchers receive Presidential Early Career Award Jul 3, 2019 1:45 pm4 views Six researchers were named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the nation's highest honor bestowed on young professionals at the outset of their research careers. Social work prof named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow Jul 29, 2019 9:15 am2 views Liliane Windsor will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working with members of Congress and the executive branch on health-related legislative and regulatory issues. Meet the record-breaking freshman class Sep 12, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Illinois freshman class sets records for enrollment, diversity and excellence. Five Illinois professors named University Scholars Sep 12, 2019 11:00 am7 views Five Illinois professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Marching Illini makes strides in sustainability Sep 16, 2019 9:45 am9 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless. Illinois selected for AAU's PhD Education Initiative Sep 16, 2019 2:00 pm7 views Illinois will be one of eight universities to participate in a new initiative to change the culture surrounding doctoral education and career pathways. University invests $24 million into Investment for Growth Proposals Sep 17, 2019 12:00 pm1 views The university is generating new sources of revenue while continuing to invest in education, research and public engagement. School of Architecture showcases women in the profession Sep 19, 2019 1:15 pm3 views The School of Architecture is celebrating the contributions of female architecture graduates. Solar Farm expansion to increase campus renewable energy Sep 19, 2019 1:30 pm7 views The new Solar Farm expansion will generate the equivalent electricity use of more than 2,000 average American homes. 11 faculty chosen for BTAA Leadership Programs Oct 4, 2019 11:15 am4 views Eleven professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to participate in leadership programs held by the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Illinois announces Center for Digital Agriculture Oct 8, 2019 9:45 am22 views The new center will bring together agricultural producers, researchers and industries to innovate on the technology that is transforming agriculture. Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor' Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am65 views 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor' was produced by Illinois' Kaitlin Southworth, Tim Hartin and Alison Davis Wood for BTN. Watch it now to see why it won a Mid-America Emmy Award for Arts/Entertainment Feature. Nugent enters U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame Oct 31, 2019 4:45 pm3 views The visionary first director of a ground-breaking U of I program for students with disabilities,, enters the Olympic & Paralympic HOF as a 'special contributor.' Illinois professor tops 'Power List' of analytical scientists Nov 4, 2019 8:00 am2 views Professor Jonathan Sweedler was named to the top spot on the Analytical Scientist’s 2019 Power List, which highlights tremendous talent, ingenuity, and leadership in analytical science across the world. Watch 'William L. Everitt: An Optimist's Journey' Nov 7, 2019 1:45 pm9 views The man who helped transform the University of Illinois into one of the top engineering schools in the country is featured in a new 30-minute documentary airing this month on the Big Ten Network. Four faculty and staff recognized for dedication to diversity and inclusion Nov 8, 2019 9:30 am428 views The four were reipients of the 2019 Larine Y. Cowan Make A Difference Awards for their exceptional dedication to and success in promoting diversity and inclusion Chancellor Jones named 2020 APLU Chair Nov 13, 2019 10:45 am6 views 'Robert Jones is an exceptional leader with an extensive background advancing the work of public research universities. We’re thrilled he’s been selected as the next chair of the APLU Board of Directors.' Student receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award Nov 15, 2019 2:30 pm3 views Each year, the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award is given to an Illinois senior who has demonstrated exceptional attributes in leadership and a desire to make a difference in the world. Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influential Nov 22, 2019 9:00 am7 views Eight faculty members at Illinois have been named to the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list, a global listing of scientists who produced the past decade’s most influential papers. Eight Illinois faculty members elected AAAS Fellows Nov 26, 2019 10:15 am4 views Eight professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected 2019 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Illinois: No. 1 global destination for international students Dec 5, 2019 10:45 am2 views Illinois ranks No. 1 among public universities and No. 5 in the country for the most international students, according to Open Doors data. Prof. Charles Gammie named on Bloomberg 50 list of innovators, leaders Dec 6, 2019 9:00 am4 views Gammie was recognized for his leadership of the Event Horizon Telescope team that unveiled the first image of a supermassive black hole in April. Prof. Stephen Boppart named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors Dec 6, 2019 3:45 pm7 views Election as a NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. Illinois music professor awarded NEH Fellowship Jan 15, 2020 1:00 pm0 views University of Illinois music professor Christina Bashford was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2019. NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber Systems Jan 28, 2020 9:15 am4 views U of I is one of the first universities to partner with NSA on researching the science of security and has been working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years. Chancellor Jones' State of the University Address Jan 31, 2020 9:45 am31 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.