blog postsA busy two weeks in Brazil for this Vet Med studentJul 12, 2017 1:00 pm1 views Once I stepped off the plane in Curitiba and entered my host family’s car, Brazilian culture surrounded me…and it was beautiful.ACES student blog: Not all classrooms have four wallsNov 6, 2017 10:15 am9 views Through study abroad, I learned that not all classrooms have four walls, and that there is something to be learned in every opportunity, regardless of where you are.A few minutes with paralympian Kelsey LeFevourSep 27, 2019 4:15 pm3 views LeFevour talks about why she took up wheelchair racing and her experiences at DRES.Anthropology students in Belize: Maya rituals unearthedAug 16, 2018 9:00 am5 views We are excavating two ancient Maya sites nestled in the sacred landscape of Cara Blanca in central Belize. Both date to A.D. 800-900,Bad-science busters shift keen minds to COVID-19May 13, 2020 10:45 am2 views As the class went online, they carefully waded into the maelstrom surrounding COVID-19, weighing the science-based merits of each claim and counterclaim. To date, they’ve examined almost a dozen COVID-19-related issues.Building trust in a market for women vendorsFeb 13, 2020 4:00 pm0 views This is a mahila bazaar in New Dehli, a retail zone set aside for women vendors only. It provides safety from the harassment and abuse they faced in other markets from male vendors, police and public officials.Carle Illinois' first ever Make-a-thon: Conceiving the 'health mirror'Dec 19, 2018 11:00 am2 views Participants spent a day brainstorming solutions to a simple question: 'What if healthy living was as simple as looking in a mirror?'Carle Illinois inaugural class profile: Phani GaddipatiNov 14, 2018 1:45 pm11 views 'Before coming to medical school, people always said it’s a lot of work. What’s kind of surprising is that I am doing a lot of work but it doesn’t feel like work, because I’m learning about things I’m interested in.'Carle Illinois inaugural class profiles: Aaron BrownJan 17, 2019 9:15 am15 views 'Math changed my life in showing me that problem solving is where I wanted to be. That’s what brought me to medicine'Casting a net for conservation, and catching ducksMar 22, 2017 8:00 am3 views "Using telemetry to track the birds from different sites allows me to know exactly where each duck is sitting, what habitats it likes to use, and how long it stays in the region."Choose Illinois: Accept your offer by May 1Apr 29, 2018 10:00 am0 views Why choose Illinois? Here are more than 200 reasonsChristina Moawad: Combining problem-solving and compassionOct 15, 2018 6:15 am4 views 'I didn’t want to limit myself to just creating, or just having human impact. I wanted to be able to be on both sides,' says the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine inaugural studentClassics course uses Greek tragedies to provide war insightsDec 20, 2019 10:15 am1 views Classics professor Angeliki Tzanetou and her students explored issues of war and trauma through Greek tragedies and learned how the themes presented in the ancient dramas are connected to present-day crises.C-U resident benefits from ‘perfect’ Mechanical Science & Engineering student projectDec 12, 2019 9:15 am0 views The 'gait trainer' project team designed and modified a walker-like device for the course, and then presented it to client Jasmine Brown, a single mother of two who has cerebral palsy.Design students create virtual reality scenarios for those soon to be released from prisonMay 22, 2018 4:00 am1 views The immersive reality scenarios will help new parolees learn how to navigate public transportation, pay at the pump at a gas station or order from a digital kiosk at a fast-food restaurantEbertfest provides behind-the-scenes access to studentsDec 11, 2019 10:30 am1 views 'The involvement of the college’s inspired students is great for Ebertfest, but it also gives those students that do get involved an experience that few other schools can match,' says Ebertfest coordinator Andrew Hall.Engineering launches City Scholars program in ChicagoJan 17, 2018 9:30 am7 views City Scholars work as paid interns at some of Chicago’s top companies, and take Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engineering courses, both online and locallyEngineering team seeks sponsors to fly miniature greenhouse to the moonMar 22, 2017 3:15 pm713 views Illinois freshmen Alex Darragh and Matt Steinlauf want to be the first engineering farmers to plant a seed and grow it on the moon.Enroll now in online winter coursesOct 25, 2019 4:45 pm0 views The winter online term offers you an opportunity to continue your education, persist toward graduation and learn valuable skills such as time management and goal setting.Final day for free phone carolsDec 13, 2018 5:45 am0 views For one week only, anyone from anywhere can call us round the clock and request any holiday tune, and we'll do our best to sing it over the phone. For free.Finding an ancient Maya city in the jungles of BelizeAug 7, 2018 8:45 am2 views 'The site is impressive, with monumental buildings and a temple that rises 30 meters above our heads. ...the west side of the temple platform is a sheer 10-meter drop'Four Illinois students awarded Barry Goldwater scholarshipsApr 12, 2018 12:00 pm18 views The national awards recognize students for their potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineeringGies Business senior reimagining handheld healthcareFeb 1, 2019 11:30 am0 views 'With one handheld device, you can now measure your important numbers, track your progress, and send that data to clinics and receive remote counseling.' Chang Hun Lee holds 10 patents for this technologyGrad student's turbine research finds clarity in the fogDec 16, 2019 8:45 am1 views '...I found myself traveling through a wind farm. It was a lucky coincidence: A thick mist lay on the horizon and, thanks to the fog, I could see the turbulence fields each turbine generated in its wake.'History class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”Illini pitcher Ty Weber talks signing with MLB Giants despite pandemic shutdownJun 18, 2020 9:30 am5 views 'COVID has really taught me to live in the moment more often and not try to plan everything out. I've thought about potentially getting into coaching after (MLB), but as of now I’m just very focused on improving my baseball skills every day.'Illini Pride: Two thousand strong, full of spiritOct 23, 2019 9:45 am0 views 'Being involved in the student section (at athletic events) is an easy way to get students from all different backgrounds in one environment where they’re all coming together to cheer for one thing.'Illini students making masks for people with spinal cord injuriesMay 21, 2020 3:15 pm4 views People with spinal cord injuries have above-average risk in the COVID-19 pandemic due to the prevalence of comorbidities, and obtaining effective masks for people with SCI has proven challenging.Illini Success Report shows recent grad accomplishmentsMar 5, 2019 8:30 am2 views Illinois Bachelor’s degree recipients continue to experience exceptional success in securing a 'first destination' – a job, enrollment in graduate school or a volunteer position – within six monthsIllini Success report: UI grads succeeding in job placement, starting salariesMar 5, 2020 9:30 am0 views 93 percent of 2019 graduates found jobs, enrolled in graduate school or began a volunteer program within six months. The average salary for the full-time-employed grads was $63,515.