blog posts2018-19 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 am9 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 deathArt 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 MuseumA supercomputing solution to gerrymanderingSep 28, 2016 3:15 pm2 views Researchers create 800 million maps to help courts crack an age-old political problemBeautiful musk (and the furious farmer)Sep 12, 2017 9:00 am1 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 pm1 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.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?Carle Illinois' new clinic will help patients and studentsJul 24, 2019 9:30 am0 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 pm3 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 pm7 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 pm1 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 am0 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.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.Corn rootworm keeps evolving ways to resist pesticides that protect $50 billion corn industryMar 2, 2017 1:00 pm4 views Scientific American (Feb. 14) Illinois entomologist Joseph Spencer worries that technology to defeat the corn rootworm will work only briefly against an inventive foe. Critter Cam from Vet Med: A Sharp-Shinned HawkJan 5, 2017 9:45 am5 views The Wildlife Medical Clinic often cares for the sharp-shinned hawk’s larger (almost identical) cousin, the Cooper’s hawk, but sharpies are a rare visitor to the clinic.Dark Energy Survey data processed by NCSA now available to all scientistsJan 10, 2018 2:15 pm0 views DES announced first major release of data: Information on more than 400 million astronomical objects, from distant galaxies to stars in the Milky WayDiscovering a wonderlandJan 3, 2019 4:30 pm0 views English professor explores the history of expeditions to AntarcticaDo food pantry environments encourage healthy food choices? New tool can assessJun 23, 2018 1:30 pm0 views Could improving the consumer nutrition environment of food pantries—placement of items, food choices, freshness, availability of nutritional information, etc.— help people make healthier choices?Dog down: Effort helps emergency medical staff treat police K-9sAug 19, 2019 9:30 am0 views New protocols will help emergency medical personnel stabilize, treat and transport law enforcement K-9s injured on the job.Ebert Symposium to focus on inclusion in movies and mediaSep 9, 2019 2:00 pm0 views The topic grew out of Roger Ebert’s vision of movies as a tool for generating empathy among those of different genders, races, ages, classes. etc. Fostering empathy 'is the most noble thing that good movies can do,' he said.