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.Awards recognize campus excellence in public engagementJul 13, 2020 10:00 am0 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).Carle Illinois welcomes Class of 2024Jul 22, 2020 5:45 pm99 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 am16 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.Computer scientist, physicist elected to American Academy of Arts & SciencesApr 27, 2020 10:15 am3 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.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 am6 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 am45 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 am0 views Five Illinois professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Four faculty and staff recognized for dedication to diversity and inclusionNov 8, 2019 9:30 am396 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 am5 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.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.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 am18 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 am0 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. Illinois music professor awarded NEH FellowshipJan 15, 2020 1:00 pm0 views University of Illinois music professor Christina Bashford was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2019.Illinois: No. 1 global destination for international studentsDec 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.Illinois professor tops 'Power List' of analytical scientistsNov 4, 2019 8:00 am0 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.Illinois selected for AAU's PhD Education InitiativeSep 16, 2019 2:00 pm3 views Illinois will be one of eight universities to participate in a new initiative to change the culture surrounding doctoral education and career pathways.Illinois students awarded Boren ScholarshipsJun 12, 2020 9:30 am0 views The National Security Education Program selects Boren Scholars to add international and language components to their education by studying overseas in world regions critical to U.S. interests.Illinois students honored with Goldwater scholarshipsApr 8, 2020 10:00 am2 views The Goldwater Scholarships encourage the development of highly qualified scientists and engineers by awarding scholarships to sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue doctorates. Keys to academic & athletic success for black male high school studentsMay 27, 2020 12:00 pm3 views Adeoye Adeyemo had great success in sports (Illini Football), in the classroom, and now in his professional life. His research is helping shed light on how other black males can experience the same success.Khroma Quartet are silver medalists at Fischoff National Chamber Music CompetitionMay 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.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am6 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.Meet some of U of I's most inspiring, innovative teachersMay 19, 2020 11:00 am0 views Faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants at Illinois this spring were honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising, collectively known as Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction.Meet the record-breaking freshman classSep 12, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Illinois freshman class sets records for enrollment, diversity and excellence.NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber SystemsJan 28, 2020 9:15 am3 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.NSF awards $15.5 million for math, statistics institute at IllinoisJul 14, 2020 2:00 pm3 views The new Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation will include a collaborative group of mathematicians and statisticians from Illinois, UIC, the University of Chicago, and Northwestern University.