blog posts10 ways the U of I is helping kids and families across the stateFeb 19, 2020 12:00 pm0 views From providing free trainings for teachers, to assisting military familes with children to regulating neglect and abuse cases, Illinois ensures the safety and wellbeing of kids across the state. 2018-19 Winter CoursesOct 17, 2018 12:15 pm1 views Illinois Online will be offering short-format online courses to current undergraduate students and non-degree students from around the globe this winter35th Insect Fear Film Festival: TicksFeb 6, 2018 10:15 am2 views The 35th Insect Fear Film Festival will focus on a creature that is important for humans to understand but that is not actually an insect at allAmerican Legion to establish post at IllinoisFeb 8, 2019 10:00 am14 views The new post will honor of the late Shawna Morrison, the first female Illinois National Guard member killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and an Illinois student at the time of her deathArchaeological predictive model helps Illinoisans balance growth with preservationMay 26, 2020 11:45 am0 views The Illinois State Archaeological Survey offers a GIS-based tool that draws on more than a century of data to predict the probability of encountering an archaeological site in any 2-acre section of Illinois. Art and music harmonize at Art Remastered performances at Krannert Art MuseumFeb 12, 2018 9:30 am0 views Local musicians composed new songs in response to a piece of art at the museum, then perform them next to the artwork. The museum will host an Art Remastered event Feb. 23Artificial intelligence could help air travelers save a bundleAug 1, 2019 8:45 am0 views Researchers are using artificial intelligence to help airlines price services such as checked bags, seat reservations in a way to benefit customers’ budget and privacy, airline industry’s bottom line.Artists at Krannert Art Museum want you to use your ears as well as your eyesApr 3, 2018 4:45 am2 views Artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme will talk about the importance of sound in their work, including an exhibition currently at Krannert Art MuseumArtists consider nuclear industry's legacy in Krannert Art Museum exhibitionOct 10, 2019 4:00 pm2 views An exhibition opening at Krannert Art Museum this month seeks to make visible the long-term impact of the nuclear industry, particularly issues surrounding radioactive waste.A supercomputing solution to gerrymanderingSep 28, 2016 3:15 pm2 views Researchers create 800 million maps to help courts crack an age-old political problemAuthor makes case for politics to those who've lost faithMar 4, 2020 11:15 am0 views Communication professor Ned O’Gorman says politics is a necessity, not an option. But in a new book, he holds out hope that we know from everyday experience how to do politics that aren’t fundamentally 'us versus them.'Beautiful musk (and the furious farmer)Sep 12, 2017 9:00 am9 views The low afternoon light cast a beautiful glow, and I was struck by a lone thistle growing amidst the wheat.Blog: A guide to the Japan House gardensMay 31, 2016 2:00 pm2 views Your guide, Jim Bier, designed and built the gardens at Japan House and has maintained the gardens for 19 years.Brown armorated stink bugs are on the move in Illinois this fallSep 30, 2016 2:00 pm16 views An invasive stink bug species has been found in five newly invaded Illinois counties this year, according to Kelly Estes, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey coordinator in the Prairie Research Institute.Buying a home in Illinois? You'll need the Prairie Research Institute for thatFeb 17, 2020 8:45 am2 views For every home sold in Illinois, PRI provides data needed for banks, title companies, insurance companies, and consumers to make informed decisions about home ownership. Campus meeting Thursday night for missing scholar supportJun 21, 2017 1:00 pm2 views Campus police and other officials will meet with members of the campus and community at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, to discuss campus support for the search for Yingying Zhang.Can my pet get Zika?Jul 6, 2016 11:00 am1 views And is it possible for animals to serve as a “reservoir host” for the Zika virus or transmit the virus to people?Carbon capture collaborations lead clean energy drive in IllinoisJul 2, 2020 9:45 am1 views U of I's Prairie Research Institute is collaborating with three Illinois power plants to implement sophisticated technologies that remove carbon from air emissions (carbon capture).Carle Illinois' new clinic will help patients and studentsJul 24, 2019 9:30 am1 views Medical students, guided by experienced Carle physicians, will care for patients’ primary care needs at Carle Illinois Clinic.Carle, U of I to purchase 7 Tesla MRI for research, patient careJul 25, 2019 3:15 pm10 views New machine provides the highest magnetic field imaging strength commercially available in the nation approved by the FDA for brain and knee scans of patients greater than 66 lbs.Changing methods for road salt application may ease environmental effectsFeb 10, 2017 4:00 pm0 views Road salt dissolves and flushes away into surface water, so high salt concentrations are often found in rivers and streams after a significant amount of snow has melted. But les could be used with proper training.Check out the many planned eventsApr 5, 2016 1:00 pm2 views International Week seeks to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available to the Illinois campus and local community.Chicago's Large Lot Program sowing change in inner-city communitiesMar 19, 2019 2:00 pm12 views Chicago’s Large Lot Program allows existing property owners to buy up to two vacant residential lots on their blocks for $1 each.Chicago waterways – still flowing after more than 100 yearsMar 8, 2017 3:15 pm2 views Chicago’s intricate waterway system, which included reversing Chicago and Calumet river flows, has protected the Lake Michigan water supply for over 100 years, but faces new challengesChoose from more than 300 coursesMar 20, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The promise of Illinois Online and the U of I is to provide a positive, rewarding and successful online learning experience.Choose from over 350 course sectionsMar 17, 2018 10:30 am1 views Are you travelling, returning home, or working at an internship this summer? Take challenging, high-demand courses in an online format from anywhere in the worldChoreographer wrestles with notions of masculinity in new dance-theater workNov 28, 2017 10:15 am1 views 'Virago-Man Dem' considers male behaviors within Caribbean and African-American cultures, and how black men find themselves restricted by societal codes and taboosCommemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of 'the bard'Mar 15, 2016 1:45 pm0 views There are over 500 works in which Shakespeare appears as a character that have been curated them and chosen an eclectic group of works, in which Shakespeare appears in many guises.Community Engaged Scholars group launches to meet community needs during COVID-19Jul 9, 2020 12:45 pm902 views We CU Community Engaged Scholars—a 10-week summer scholars program matching Illinois students with community-based projects—is meeting the needs of the community and providing learning opportunities.Considering Illinois? Get on our mailing listJan 22, 2017 8:45 am0 views Want to receive personalized communications from us and manage your admissions process in one place? We have one word for you: myIllini.