blog posts11 faculty chosen for BTAA Leadership ProgramsOct 4, 2019 11:15 am2 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.Accessible, entertaining online marketing course is world's most popularDec 16, 2020 9:00 am6 views Aric Rindfleisch's course, 'Marketing in a Digital World,' was recently named one of the Top 30 most popular MOOCs of all time. Nearly half a million learners have enrolled in the course, making it No. 1 marketing course in the world.American Physical Society recognizes Baym with top research awardAug 20, 2020 12:30 pm7 views Professor Gordon Baym has been selected to receive the largest research prize of the American Physical Society, the 2021 Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research. Awards recognize campus excellence in public engagementJul 13, 2020 10:00 am1 views Campus Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement spotlight faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who have consistently applied their knowledge and expertise to issues for the public good.Campus honored for fundraising excellenceJun 12, 2019 8:30 am1415 views Illinois has been named a recipient of the 2019 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).Cari Vanderpool elected Fellow of American Academy of MicrobiologyFeb 18, 2021 10:45 am71 views The academy is an honorific leadership group within the America Society of Microbiology. Its Fellows are elected through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions.Carle Illinois welcomes Class of 2024Jul 22, 2020 5:45 pm152 views 'This talented cohort met challenging admission requirements that go beyond the typical premedical track. The majority have backgrounds in engineering, advanced mathematics, computer science and other quantitative disciplines,' said Dean King Li.Chancellor Jones named 2020 APLU ChairNov 13, 2019 10:45 am4 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.'Chancellor Jones' State of the University AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am30 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.Chancellor, Provost offer reflections on 1 million COVID-19 tests at IllinoisDec 14, 2020 9:30 am3451 views In the space of just a few months, we built a comprehensive testing, tracing and monitoring infrastructure and ecosystem that is unmatched anywhere in the country.College of Education's online graduate programs ranked No. 3 in nationFeb 10, 2021 3:15 pm6 views Education at Illinois was ranked No. 3 on the U.S. News & World Report list, moving up five spots from last year, out of 296 institutions evaluated. It was ranked number one for online grad programs for veterans.Computer scientist, physicist elected to American Academy of Arts & SciencesApr 27, 2020 10:15 am4 views Computer science professor Sarita Adve and physics professor Philip W. Phillips have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest honor societies in the nation.Dance professor Cynthia Oliver awarded U.S. Artists FellowshipFeb 3, 2021 9:30 am8 views Oliver is one of five USA Fellows in the field of dance for 2021. The fellowships are awarded to artists in 10 creative disciplines in recognition of their accomplishments and to support their ongoing artistic, professional development.Eight Illinois faculty members elected AAAS FellowsNov 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.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 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.Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor'Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am51 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.Five Illinois professors named University ScholarsSep 12, 2019 11:00 am5 views Five Illinois professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Five Urbana faculty members honored as University ScholarsDec 10, 2020 1:45 pm0 views The five Illinois professors named University Scholars are Meghan Burke, special education; Ryan Dilger, animal sciences; Christopher Freeburg, English; Ned O’Gorman, communication; and Rachel Whitaker, microbiology.For 25th year, iSchool at Illinois ranked number oneMar 31, 2021 9:15 am161 views U.S. News & World Report has once again named the iSchool the top graduate school for library and information studies, based on national rankings of accredited master's degree programs. The iSchool has held the top spot since 1996. Four faculty and staff recognized for dedication to diversity and inclusionNov 8, 2019 9:30 am424 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 inclusionFour honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipJun 19, 2020 8:00 am20 views The awards recognize faculty members who distinguish themselves in their vision of the future and their efforts to enable and promote others in shaping that future.Four Illinois students honored with Goldwater scholarshipsApr 6, 2021 12:00 pm2 views Students Emmarie Alexander, Marta Cortinovis, Evan Dray and Ariel Lerman are among 410 scholars selected for Goldwater scholarships from among the 1,256 math, science and engineering students nominated by nationwide.Free COVID-19 course taught by Illinois experts is open to allAug 28, 2020 12:15 pm21 views Broaden and deepen your understanding of the pandemic in a free, multidisciplinary course taught by experts at the U of I. Grammy nominations include undergrad, alums from Illinois School of MusicDec 2, 2020 9:45 am17 views Nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards include two alumni and one current student from the UI School of Music, Sophia Byrd.Hammack receives Carl Sagan AwardMay 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.Heald selected for 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in FinlandFeb 19, 2021 12:30 pm10 views Professor Paul Heald, an expert in patent, copyright, and international intellectual property law, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland.'Homemade, With Love' exhibition debuts at Krannert Art MuseumAug 25, 2020 2:45 pm8 views A new exhibition opening at Krannert Art Museum examines what it means to create space for Black girls and women to celebrate their creative lives.Humanities research program elevated to institute statusJun 11, 2020 8:00 am0 views The Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the program for institute status, and it is now known as the Humanities Research Institute.Illinois announces Center for Digital AgricultureOct 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. Illinois 'engineer guy' Hammack awarded Hoover MedalAug 13, 2020 9:00 am2 views Engineering professor Bill Hammack is the creator/host of the popular YouTube channel 'engineerguy' and has recorded more than 200 public radio segments that describe what, why and how engineers do what they do.