blog posts 100 years of architecture student design work to be preserved, archived Nov 4, 2019 9:00 am19 views Architecture professor Marci Uihlein is leading a project to preserve and catalog a collection of architecture student drawings, dating from 1890 to 1985. 2015 Illinois Proof-of-Concept Program award recipients announced Jul 17, 2015 2:15 pm4 views Illinois Proof-of-Concept funds development projects that will help demonstrate an innovation's viability to potential investors and partners. 2018 education graduate Tim Meyers blends his love of art, science and service May 11, 2018 11:15 am12 views His experiences as a high school student working with special-needs kids at the local park district inspired him to return to Illinois to attain a master’s degree in special education. 20th Ebertfest to open with 'The Fugitive,' feature guest Ava DuVernay Mar 12, 2018 8:00 am12 views Ebert called 'The Fugitive' '...one of the best entertainments of the year' when it opened 25 years ago, and its director, Andrew Davis, will be a festival guest 21st Century University and Research for the Public Good Mar 14, 2018 10:45 am3 views Experts in health care; food, energy and water systems; technology; criminal justice; and other areas consider what it means for research to serve the public good in the 21st century $25M gift to fund design center Oct 7, 2016 10:00 am0 views The new two-story building will be a campuswide hub for student-focused design thinking and learning. 36 Illinois students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Apr 7, 2016 3:15 pm2951 views Thirty-six University of Illinois students have won National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships - 31 graduate students, and five undergraduates. 38th Insect Fear Film Festival features fleas Feb 19, 2021 2:45 pm4 views 'In the midst of a pandemic, it seems an appropriate theme to focus on an insect associated with pandemics,' says festival founder, entomology professor May Berenbaum. Fleas are the primary vectors that spread the bubonic plague. 3-D printing lab fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, interdisciplinary teamwork Nov 10, 2015 12:00 pm0 views Located on the third floor of the Business Instructional Facility, the Illinois MakerLab is touted as the world’s first 3-D printing lab in a business school. 400 Illinois youth coming to campus for the 4-H Robotics Challenge Apr 27, 2015 1:00 pm3 views Nearly 400 youth from across Illinois will be on the University of Illinois campus Saturday (May 2) to compete in the seventh annual Illinois 4-H Robotics Challenge. $4.5 million to U of I Extension for school food-service training Dec 9, 2015 3:30 pm1 views The State Board of Education contracted with U of I Extension to develop and conduct in-person and web-based training that supports child nutrition standards and promotes a more appealing cafeteria environment. 4-H Legislative Connection exposes teens to elected officials, civic engagement Mar 26, 2015 3:15 pm1 views "4-H Legislative Connection provides Illinois 4-H members a unique opportunity to learn about the state legislative process," said Dr. George Czapar, University of Illinois Extension director. "They learn firsthand about Illinois government and also meet with elected officials." 4-H Summer Academies at U of I: Knowledge is magic Jul 9, 2018 2:30 pm1 views 300 Illinois teens visited the Illinois campus June 24-28 as part of 4-H Illini Summer Academies. Many of them will return as students in just a few years 5 interesting facts from Illinois Homecoming history Oct 10, 2018 8:15 am1693 views There was only one year when Illinois Homecoming was canceled. Why? 5 reasons why Champaign-Urbana puts the home in homecoming Sep 26, 2019 10:45 am2686 views Experience all Champaign-Urbana has to offer during Illinois Homecoming 2019. $7M gift will fund new facility for soccer, track and field Dec 8, 2017 10:45 am13 views The new complex will be named Demirjian Park, in honor of a lead gift from the Demirjian family of Decatur, Ill. The project is scheduled for completion in spring, 2021 8th Annual Latin American Film Festival Sep 15, 2015 8:45 am2 views This year the festival celebrates the newly re-established relations with Cuba with two films and will feature a Q+A session with the director of 'Invisible Collection,' Bernard Attal, on Friday night, Sept. 18. Academy executive featured in Ebert Symposium on media representation Oct 29, 2020 1:30 pm1 views Christine Simmons, the chief operating officer for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, oversees its equity and inclusion initiative and has been involved with rule changes governing the Oscars. A capella groups' Gaga video is a finalist and needs your vote Mar 28, 2016 11:00 am3 views Girls Next Door, The Xtension Chords, Illinois Rip Chords, and The ILL Harmonic got together to create this video for an "It's On Us"-related contest. ACES Dean Kidwell named Fellow in Crop Science Society of America Nov 9, 2016 10:15 am3 views The highest recognition one can receive from the Crop Science Society of America is to be named Fellow. ACES Dean Robert Hauser will testify before the U.S. House Ag Subcommittee Sep 25, 2015 2:15 pm9 views Hauser’s testimony will focus on research issues related to major field crops and renewable energy crops, and the associated role of USDA/NIFA funding. ACES researcher Ming Kuo wins prestigious Heinz Award Sep 19, 2018 8:45 am4 views Kuo studies the impact of green space and nature on physical and mental health, crime and aggression in urban settings, and ADHD in children ACES students blog about recent travel experiences Nov 9, 2015 7:15 am1 views The ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss funded the trips of eight undergraduate students to its first worldwide conference in Rome Actor, alumnus Nick Offerman 2017 commencement speaker Apr 25, 2017 4:15 pm13 views Actor, humorist, author and woodworker Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson on the NBC hit comedy series "Parks and Recreation") will be the commencement speaker Saturday, May 13. Adesida receives 2016 TMS Functional Materials John Bardeen Award Dec 15, 2015 10:30 am12 views The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) will recognize Adesida for his contributions to the field of electronic materials. Advertising alumnus part of award-winning team at Cannes Lions Jul 10, 2015 10:00 am1 views Nick Ciffone, 2010 advertising alumnus, was part of the team from TBWA Chiat Day that produced two Cannes Lion award-winning ads. As the copywriter, Ciffone and his partner Dave Estrada, Art Director, came up with the ideas. After 53 years, alumnus will finally walk at Illinois Commencement May 7, 2015 10:15 am13 views George Nelms took a less-than-straightforward path throughout his undergraduate education, finally earning a bachelor's degree in 1962.That path, though, didn't allow him to participate in Illinois' graduation ceremony. On Saturday, May 16, he'll finally 'walk.' A full month of events at Illinois Feb 6, 2017 10:15 pm0 views See the full schedule of events related to Black History Month. Ag Ed student shifts priorities after getting close to the land Jan 10, 2017 9:30 am17 views Agricultural Education senior Nejra Muminovic has big plans to change attitudes about food and make the world’s food production more sustainable for future generations. Agrible celebrates grand opening in Research Park Nov 9, 2015 11:15 am4 views Agrible is one of the fastest growing companies in Champaign-Urbana, and is a proud graduate of the EnterpriseWorks incubator.